PRESS QUOTES



Selected press quotes from 2015

“A feast for aficionados – Highlights once again brings together top-quality works from all eras.”
Weltkunst, Munich issue, 15th Oct. 2015

 “The pieces on show left no doubt as to the calibre of this event.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 30th Oct. 2015

 “For antiques dealers, the ‘Highlights International Art Fair’ in Munich is a matter of prestige.”
Handelsblatt, 30th Oct. 2015

 “These events always deliver. Timeless quality: ‘Highlights’” 
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 31st Oct. 2015

 “In just six years, the Munich Highlights art fair has established itself as one of the most important art fairs in Europe.”
Private Wealth, Sept. 2015


Selected press quotes from 2014

“Works of wonder large and small”
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 8th Nov. 2014

“For the second time, HIGHLIGHTS has pitched its elegant tent in the Kaiserhof of Munich’s Residenz, hosting an art and antiques fair of exceptional standard in the heart of the city.”

“HIGHLIGHTS once again fully lives up to its name and presents […] the whole spectrum of top-quality art from all eras”
Weltkunst, Oct. 2014

 “Taking place in the courtyard of Munich’s Residenz for the second year, this magnificent exhibition has found its true home.”

“50 exhibitors, an invitingly open layout and genuinely remarkable art objects allow visitors to immerse themselves in a temporary treasure house.” 
Handelsblatt, 7th Nov. 2014

 “A gesamtkunstwerk of the market economy – HIGHLIGHTS takes over the Kaiserhof at Munich’s Residenz for the second time.”

“The only criterion according to which the art at ‘Highlights’ is filtered is quality.”
Kunst und Auktionen, 31st Oct. 2014


 “At no other German fair will you find so many leading international galleries, the pieces on show are of correspondingly museum-worthy quality.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 25th Oct. 2014

 “A golden age […] Munich art fair Highlights shines brighter than ever”
“The astonishing pieces on offer […] represent a feast of Old Masters art.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 8th November 2014


Selected press quotes from 2013 

“There can no longer be any doubt as to which is Germany’s best art and antiques fairs. With its Munich Residenz location, HIGHLIGHTS has now consolidated its status as the main draw and left the others looking on in wonder.”

“HIGHLIGHTS makes the seemingly impossible happen: Germany’s finest art and antiques fair has pulled off a triumphant relocation to Munich’s Residenz, putting it right in the heart of the city.”
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 9th Nov. 2013


“The Residenz’s other collection of treasures”

“The Residenz debut is a resounding success for […] HIGHLIGHTS.”

“[…] HIGHLIGHTS has become a show of superlatives, and in every area at that – from antiquity to classical modernism and now post-1945 art too.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 9th/10th Nov. 2013


“A kaleidoscope of the centuries”

“HIGHLIGHTS […] the crowning glory of the autumn Munich art fair season”

“A spatial concept that is contemporary in its restraint and clarity, well thought-out lighting and the intelligently arranged juxtaposition of exhibitors create a dramatic arc that stimulates the senses.”
Neue Züricher Zeitung, 9th Nov. 2013


“Under the aegis of Konrad O. Bernheimer, the fair has gradually become one of the leading events in the European art trade.”
SZ Extra, 7th Nov. 2013


“HIGHLIGHTS […] is the star of Munich’s trade show line-up.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 2nd Nov. 2013



Selected press quotes from 2012 

 “Highlights, conceived and organised by Munich-based art dealers at the top end of the market, presents – in spacious booths designed in elegant pale grey – a captivatingly beautiful promenade through the art of different periods and peoples.” 

“Transepochal and transcontinental dialogues generate eyecatchers and excitement...”

“The main beneficiary of this situation is the visitor […] he can relax and enjoy three beautiful art fairs in one and the same city.”
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Saturday, 20th Oct. 2012


 “The top spot is occupied by the most recent creation, Highlights.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 20th Oct. 2012


 “In aesthetic terms, the high-class art fair is once again presented as a harmonious whole.” 

“Tom Postma’s sensitive exhibition architecture proves its worth, because it doesn’t just set off each individual object with a magical touch. It also creates space for associated elements […]”
Handelsblatt, 21st Oct. 2012


 “And when an art fair, like the one in the Haus der Kunst, is called ‘Highlights’, then the name speaks for itself. In its third year too, the superb, elegant Highlights lines up masterpiece after masterpiece.”
www.kunstmarkt.com, 19th October 2012


 “Treasure trove of refined taste.” 

“The relative newcomer, Highlights, has already gained a first-class reputation.” 

“For the third time, its masterpieces are attracting art-lovers from around the world to the Haus der Kunst.” 

“The standard remains at the same high level as that of the previous two years.”
Weltkunst, October 2012





Selected press quotes from 2011 

Highlight’s “...second edition corroborates its leadership among German art fairs.”
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 22nd Oct. 2011

 “There is no superlative too great. This is how one becomes a national institution.”
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 22th/23th Oct. 2011

 “The second edition of ‘Highlights’ in Munich exceeds all expectations.”
Die Welt, 22th Oct. 2011

 “‘Highlighs’ in Munich lives up to its reputation of being the most exquisite art fair in Germany.”
Die Zeit, 27th Oct. 2011


Selected press quotes from 2010

 “Off to Munich! Munich Highlights is Germany’s newest and – at the first go – its best art fair. 

Munich Highlights has leaped from a standing start to the forefront of German art fairs. 

Dealers were very happy with the première and, above all, with the concentration of a potent, knowledgeable collecting public.”
Die Zeit, 04th Nov. 2010

 “…What the organizers of the ‘Highlights International Art Fair’ at the Haus der Kunst have accomplished is sensational. It is comparable with other top-notch art fairs such as Maastricht and Paris.”
Tagesspiegel, 23rd Oct. 2010

 “Highlights sets new standards by raising the bar for art and antique fairs. Its presentation and offerings reach out to a younger audience as well.

Exhibition designer, Tom Postma, integrates openly designed booths... being sure to create an exciting sightline for the curious.

The first impression is overwhelming..., in terms of range and presentation, Highlights is a force to be reckoned with.”
Handelsblatt, 22th/23rd Oct. 2010