Art Deco

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Museums & Heritage

Decorative arts from Art Nouveau and Deco to Werkbund, Bauhaus and Functionalism

Another floor opens up in the Bröhan Museum with its privately formed collection

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Conservation

A Wall Street lobby restored to its former glory

A vast Art Deco mosaic celebrates the artistry of its overlooked creator

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Art market

More diverse offerings transform New York's Winter Show into the Met, but ‘with price tags’

The inveterate fair, now in its 65th year, attracts a more youthful crowd thanks to an infusion of the contemporary

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Private Museums

Moscow collector Mkrtich Okroyan opens Art Deco museum

Objects include a mixed media panel suite by Pierre Bobot from the Roseland Ballroom in New York

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Collectors

Collector Claude Dray shot dead in Paris

The body of the billionaire hotelier was discovered at his villa in Neuilly-sur-Seine

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Collectors

After loans and offers of first refusal Portugal may lose billionaire's collection to Brazil

José Berardo doubts government will buy, and plans new art deco museum

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Victoria & Albert Museum

V&A purchases Charles Sargeant Jagger's 'School for Scandal'

The important Art Deco sculpture was purchased last year

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Exhibitions

Art Deco 1910-39 at the V&A

Promises to be one of the most glamorous exhibitions of the year

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Art market

With the Paris auction market soon to be cracked wide open to outside competition, all eyes were on the first major sales to be held this year

Tip-top results for two very different sales

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Art market

Art Deco furniture rules the auction houses and a new sales record was set as the style replaces 18th-century furniture

Prices are rocketing, but perhaps not everything is right in this field with many experts questioning the authenticity of some pieces

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Collectors

Collector profiles: Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Scanu of New York and Madame M. of Paris. The modern charm of Art Deco

These collectors agree that the market has risen so much as to make buying almost impossible