At the crossroads of visual arts and the law.


Entities sponsoring the Art & Law Auction (June 11-27, 2019) and VIP Reception and Preview (Tuesday, June 25, 2019):

Benefactor: Athena Art Finance

Athena Art Finance is a disciplined finance company specializing in art-based lending. Athena provides its clients with flexible options for debt financing secured by high-value artwork. Athena’s clients are high-net-worth individuals, families, trusts and art market professionals, and Athena works closely with them and their advisors, private bankers and wealth managers. Since 2015, Athena has provided over $245 million in financing for its clients globally. More at

Reception Host: Taylor|Graham

Taylor|Graham is one of the most diverse and unique galleries in the world. They expertly handle American and European paintings from the 19th and 20th centuries, covering all major and minor movements from Academic, Impressionist, Symbolist, Expressionist, Tonalist, and Modernist to Post-War and Contemporary. The gallery is distinguished by their museum-quality sculpture, also covering the above periods. As well, they selectively work with vintage and contemporary photography. More at

Auction Host: Paddle8

Paddle8 is a virtual auction house, offering fine art works and collectibles from the world’s leading museums and foundations, as well as curated works from the Paddle8 community of collectors, galleries and foundations. More at

Media Partner: The Art Newspaper

The Art Newspaper, an online and print publication that covers the international art world, was founded in 1990 by Umberto Allemandi and Anna Somers Cocks on the original concept of Il Giornale dell’Arte, founded 1983. The Art Newspaper International Edition has offices in London and New York. Its unrivalled news and events coverage is fed by a network of sister editions, which together have more than 50 correspondents working in more than 30 countries, with editorial offices in Paris, Moscow, Shanghai and Athens. In 2014, Inna Bazhenova became the owner of The Art Newspaper International Edition and the licensed network in China, Greece, France and Russia. More at

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