Press: Matassa Toffolo featured in Private Art Investor

Matassa Toffolo on Private Art Investor homepage

An article Matassa Toffolo: Protecting your art investment has just been published on Private Art Investor.

Press: Freda and Julia in ‘Collecting Contemporary Art’


We feature in the April edition of the annual Spanish journal Colleccionar Arte Contemporaneo, published by Tendencias del Arte. Along with top international collectors, gallerists, art specialists and consultants, we discuss our work and current trends in contemporary art.

Tendencia April 2015 article featuring Matassa Toffolo (PDF)

Seminar: How to Manage a Collection


On 12 December Julia taught three out of the four sessions in a day long course at the Whitechapel Gallery in London, How to Manage a Collection. Further details can be found here and below:

JT Whitechapel Gallery Seminar publicity

Press: Lancaster House in Country Life

Lancaster House London

Image © Country Life

In the 10 December issue of Country Life John Goodall (the magazine’s Architectural Editor) writes about Lancaster House in London and features Julia’s recreation of the original magnificent 19th century hang in the Picture Gallery.

Seminar: Managing Risk for Art Collections

Ecclesiastical Insurance, Royal Society of Antiquaries

In November Freda gave a presentation on Managing Risk for Art Collections for an Art and Heritage Seminar organised by Ecclesiastical Insurance Ltd at Society of Antiquaries of London.

Image: with thanks to Ecclesiastical Insurance

Book review: The Architecture of Diplomacy

The Architecture of Diplomacy: The British Ambassador's Residence in Washington, DC by Anthony Seldon and Dan Collings just published by Flammarion

Recent blog book reviews of The Architecture of Diplomacy: The British Ambassador’s Residence in Washington by Anthony Seldon and Daniel Collings, feature Julia’s ‘Print Hall:

Press: Print Hall in House & Garden Magazine

Julia’s ‘Print Hall’ display at the UK Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, DC, got a mention in the October edition of House & Garden Magazine (page 122). Julia gave her top tips for hanging pictures in the magazine’s online edition here.

Book launch: Organizing Exhibitions

Freda Matassa Book Launch Organizing Exhibitions: A Handbook for Museums, Libraries and Archives at Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

In June Freda and Julia celebrated the launch of Freda’s new book Organizing Exhibitions: A Handbook for Museums, Libraries and Archives at Purdy Hicks Gallery, London. We’re very grateful to Purdy Hicks for the use of their gallery for the event.

More about the book here.

Article: Creating your Acquisition Policy

Creating your Acquisition Policy by Freda Matassa

Freda has published an article Creating your Acquisition Policy in Volume 67 (April 2014) of Icom News

Article: Packing and Transport of Cultural Objects


Freda has just written an article on the Packing and Transport of Cultural Objects for the April edition of