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The Return of TEFAF New York Fall: TEFAF New York returns to the Park Avenue Armory in late October, following its inaugural autumn edition last year. Once again, the fair will showcase more than 90 international galleries specialising in everything from antiques and decorative arts to contemporary paintings.
The Molokai Ranch is a Hawaiian Majesty: Beloved for its slow pace, rural style and rich culture, Molokai is also known as Hawaii’s “Friendly Isle.” Originally assigned as part of the Great Māhele, Hawaii’s land division of 1848, the area destined to become Molokai Ranch was further expanded under King Kamehameha V. Ownership was kept in the royal family until Princess Pauahi, the last descendant of the Kamehameha dynasty, inherited the land in 1883. In 1908, Charles M Cooke, son of missionary Amos Starr Cooke, gained title to the property; he then established Molokai Ranch, which his son George P Cooke subsequently managed.
Inside the Paris Home of Design Legend Jacques Grange: Renowned French interior designer Jacques Grange has won clients like Caroline of Monaco and filmmaker Sofia Coppola with his playful eclecticism and exquisitely erudite taste. Ahead of Sotheby’s Paris sale of art and objects from his collection, decorating’s biggest star opens up his Palais Royal apartment.
South Africa’s New $38 Million Museum Has Global Ambitions: For years, German-born businessman and philanthropist Jochen Zeitz puzzled over a simple question: “Why is contemporary art from Africa not being seen?” The question came to Zeitz during his eighteen-year tenure as CEO of sportswear brand Puma, where he spearheaded innovative collaborations with fourteen different African football teams. It gained urgency during his travels to southern and eastern Africa in search of a base for his eponymous foundation, a centre for socially sustainable ecological projects. Rather than leave the question unanswered, Zeitz, a self-described pragmatist with a “straightforward mind,” began collecting contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. At first, he displayed his modest collection at Segera, his luxury wilderness retreat and sustainability institute in Laikipia Plateau, near Mount Kenya, in 2009. But soon this small-scale initiative became a full-blown project, and the collection outgrew its rural setting. To showcase his art, Zeitz needed to find a space with greater visibility.
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