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Once we had an art day – we went to the sale of paintings in the House of Bessarabian Jews (there is such a building in Tel Aviv). This is the second sale we visited – the first was a few years ago. Tel Aviv-Bessarabian Jewish House Photo: Source When we go there, we don’t even think there is anything to buy there. There are at least two reasons for this: there is no money and nothing to buy. And what draws us there? I just want to get involved in contemporary art.
In general, this can be done at least every day – many galleries, for all tastes. But there is no such review of a constantly operating and huge exhibition of paintings. Photo: Boris Rokhlenko, personal archive of the Pictures – many, exhibited about 1000 paintings and reproductions. There are originals. There are reproductions. There are famous names, there are popular names, there are completely unknown names. Prices – from $ 50 per reproduction to $ 5,000 per original. Here is an artist who repeatedly copies her paintings. She is already so famous, her galleries are so full of works that there is simply nowhere else to go. Continue reading
In the history of antiques, a special position is occupied by the XVIII century, the time when the first European samples of dining and tea utensils appeared. And the forerunner of these events was a wonderful fact from the history of tea, when in the middle of the XVII century it was brought from China to the countries of the West and began to drink first in special coffee houses, and then at home.
A huge variety of tea utensils speaks of the respectful attitude and love of Europeans to tea. Lovers of antiques are given an endless selection of objects of different shapes, materials, countries, factories and craftsmen – tea items seem to be located on the conveyor belt. Continue reading
The attention of people to antiques is attracted by two reasons. The first is the love of history, the state and, in connection with these ancient objects that bear the imprints of past centuries. Antiques in and of themselves are not only beautiful and original, but also a national treasure of every nation. The second reason also emerges from this: most antiquities increase in value over time and their purchase becomes an excellent method of investing capital.
For this, it is necessary to possess not only sufficient capital, but also special knowledge. First you need to ask and determine what, in fact, provides antiques? By definition, antiques are an old and rare piece of art or a valuable item that is a subject of bidding and collecting. But, to assign an item the status of antiques, it must possess certain characteristics. The main attribute is the category of antiquity, and this is the attribute that should always be. Continue reading