Nicholas Powell

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Tefaf Basel

TEFAF Basel proves a strong venue for antiquities dealers

Second fair surpasses first in sales for certain subjects

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Art fairs

Chirac for FIAC: Many welcome changes for collectors and galleries to remedy last year's poor performance

The ailing fair has brought in radical new measures including a party with the President at the Elysée Palace to encourage collectors and improve the standard of exhibitors

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Collectors

Dealers talk about collectors

“A bit mad, but in a nice way”—Jean-Claude Binoche

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Cambodia

Pillaged Cambodian art sold at Sotheby’s and displayed in the Met

Despite being published last year by the International Council of Museums, severed stone heads are circulating in London and New York

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Unesco

Petra is suffering from mass tourism

UNESCO conducted and produced a report on tourist threat to raise the alarm

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January 1994

French Culture Minister proposes amendment to art sponsorship policy in attempt to attract investors

France looks to Britain for models to increase private funding for the arts

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Fakes & copies

Tajan sale flops when dealers stay away amid rumours and rulings of fakes

Rumours of fakes circulated

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Art market

Cautious sales in a buoyant French auction market

Good pickings for private collectors at Drouot auctions

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Art market

Maastricht Fine Arts Fair '91: Post-Gulf War optimism, with good paintings’ sales

Thumbs down for the modern and contemporary paintings section