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    KNOW YOUR ARTISTS: LOUIS ERNEST BARRIAS

    KNOW YOUR ARTISTS: LOUIS ERNEST BARRIAS

    Louis Ernest Barrias was unquestionably one of the most successful and prolific sculptors of his generation. He started his training at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1858 and was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1864. His drew from a wide range of themes in his work, from religious subjects to scenes of stark violence. While Barrias produced many traditional figures, such as his sculpture of the young Mozart (see left) he had a strong interest in creating mythologicall works, learned from ancient and Renaissance examples learned during his time as Beaux-Arts.

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    MUSEUM SPOTLIGHT: LALIQUE AROUND THE WORLD

    MUSEUM SPOTLIGHT: LALIQUE AROUND THE WORLD

    At Hickmet Fine Arts there is little we love more than visiting museums and exhibitions dedicated to our favourite artists. The venues feature the absolute best of the best, curated by experts, so visiting them in person is an invaluable experience.

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    ANTIQUES AND INTERIOR DESIGN – TOP TIPS

    ANTIQUES AND INTERIOR DESIGN – TOP TIPS

    We regularly get questions from clients who want to know how to incorporate the antiques that they love into their home décor. Whether you collect antiques from only one era or you have a wide interest across a breadth of styles, knowing how to best present them is important.

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    THE DELIGHTS OF MUSEUMS & EXHIBITIONS

    THE DELIGHTS OF MUSEUMS & EXHIBITIONS

    To really get the full experience of art and antiques, one can’t understate the value of visiting museums and exhibitions. Viewing these collections, which are curated by experts who take the utmost care to include the absolute best of the best, brings so many benefits.

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