James Adam and Sons Ltd, trading as Adam's, is Ireland's leading Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers. Founded in 1887, it is situated in the heart of Dublin on St Stephen's Green.
Over the last century the company has developed its expertise in many fields and currently offer specialist sales ranging from Important Irish Art, Fine Period Furniture, Silver & Object's Of Vertu, Contemporary & Modern Art, Militaria & Memorabilia as well as Vintage Wine Sales and are adept at the appraisal and sale of private collections.
Adam's also off er a comprehensive valuation service for the purposes of insurance, probate, family division etc. Adam's is proud of its relationship with its clientele and as a privately held company, can off er flexible and competitive terms. Numerous world records have been achieved in these salerooms, particularly in the sale of Irish art. Today, James Adam & Sons, is one of the fastest growing companies in its field, offering a service of distinction as Ireland's principal auction house.
Colour can be considered to be primarily a phenomenon related to visual perception when it comes to art, but it’s a little bit more complicated than that. The discovery, the creation, and even the appropriation of a new colour are all things that can revolutionize, or on the contrary, scandalize. Here are four particular colours that have made waves throughout the art world.
Kicking off the event is the Opening Night Premiere on Thursday April 19, from 7-10 p.m. Admission is $30. It’s your chance to get a preview of Art! Vancouver, have a drink, and catch the fair’s annual “Face of Art” runway show, in which paintings and other works of art are paraded up and down a fashion runway while being held aloft by their creators.