"TEFAF Maastricht underlined its position as the world’s leading fine art and antiques Fair with numerous sales reported during the opening days, testament to the strength of the global art market in 2017. Over 10,000 collectors and institutional representatives visited the Fair during preview day, Thursday 9th March, acquiring works for both private and public collections. This is in addition to over 7,000 visitors on the first public day of the Fair, Friday 10thMarch. TEFAF Maastricht continues at the MECC, Maastricht until Sunday 19th March 2017.
The exceptional objects presented by the 2017 exhibitors drew sales from the first minutes of the Fair. Appetite for Old Master works was apparent from the scope of sales reported in TEFAF Paintings and TEFAF Antiques.
Very good sales were reported throughout TEFAF Design, including Jason Jacques (Stand 604) who sold two works by Rick Owens, Stag Bench Right and Stag Bench Left, both 2016 and crafted from plywood and moose antler, for €20,000 each, in addition to Two Headed Bunny and Kneeling Moss Girl, 2017, for US$25,000."