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Francesca Polo

Francesca is a Masters graduate in Early Modern Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art. She has worked with Contemporary Art in Milan, with Modern and Contemporary at Christie's, with prints at the British Museum and now works at Vastari.



Guide to Provenance Research

What is "provenance"? Why is it important to collectors, and where can you start your research?


The Power of Provenance

Provenance research can determine whether a work is heralded through the ages, or shunned to the shadows.


ARTISSIMA & AMIEX: Art Weathering the Storm of the Recession

Last week, contemporary art galleries, collectors and museum professionals gathered in Turin for Artissima. Francesca reports on the resulting collaborations between public and private.


If You Love Them, Set Them Free

Vastari hosts a conference in Milan at the Museo del Novecento to officially announce its launch in Italy.


The Hague's Pearl: Mauritshuis Reopens

Francesca Polo asks a few questions to Emilie Gordenker, the Director of the newly reopened Mauritshuis in The Hague.


Behind the Scenes at the London Transport Museum

Exclusive interview with Elizabeth Scott newly appointed curator at the London Transport Museum