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The Connoisseur (later simply Connoisseur) was originally a British magazine taken to the United States by William Hearst and published from 1901 to 1992 in the US, covering luxury topics such as fine art, collectibles and antique furniture. It was edited for several years by Herbert Granville Fell., later by L. G. G. Ramsay and later still by Bevis Hillier in England. The American edition of Connoisseur was published by Hearst Corporation, in New York, and edited from 1981 to 1991 by Thomas Hoving .
During the 1970s and the early 1980s Connoisseur specialized in articles on antiques, opera and art. In 1992, Hearst Magazines, despite a monthly circulation of 300,000 copies, announced that it would merge the monthly into Town and Country .Subsequently the UK trademark for Connoisseur magazine was acquired by Australian Wine publisher Aksel Ritenis, establishing a UK edition in 2008. The new edition of Connoisseur Magazine (www.connoisseurmagazine.co.uk) continued the Art and Culture legacy but introduced a new focus on "showcasing" the "Finer Things in Life", such as Fine Wine, Gastronomy and Luxury Lifestyle, including Hotels and Villas and Luxury Travel And Luxury consumer goods and carries Christie’s Auction information for Art and Antiques And Luxury Lifestyle accoutrements. Subsequently the new term "to showcase" has gone on to become, along with "iconic", among the most overused marketing expressions in the English language. The magazine also publishes an Arts and Culture Calendar for global events and Wine and Luxury trade information. In addition to the UK and European edition, Connoisseur also operates magazine websites in the United States, Asia and Australia. Today the Connoisseur trademark remains an internationally recognised brand in spite of its new emphasis on digital media and reliance on social media to broadcast its content.
Harper's Bazaar is an American monthly women's fashion magazine, first published based in New York City on November 2, 1867, as the weekly Harper's Bazar. Harper's Bazaar is published by New York City-based Hearst and considers itself to be the style resource for "women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture". Aimed at what it calls "discerning ladies", Bazaar is published monthly with the slogan, motto, theme and tagline its World and American's No. 1 Fashion Magazine.
The Stanley Gibbons Group plc is a company quoted on the London Stock Exchange specialising in the retailing of collectable postage stamps and similar products. The group is incorporated in London. The company is a major stamp dealer and philatelic publisher. The company's philatelic subsidiary, Stanley Gibbons Limited, has a royal warrant of appointment from Queen Elizabeth II.
Thomas Pearsall Field Hoving was an American museum executive and consultant and the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Country Life is a British weekly perfect-bound glossy magazine that is published by TI Media. It was based in London at 110 Southwark Street until March 2016, when it became based in Farnborough, Hampshire.
Town & Country, formerly the Home Journal and The National Press, is a monthly American lifestyle magazine. It is the oldest continually published general interest magazine in the United States.
Marie Claire is an international monthly magazine first published in France in 1937, followed by the UK in 1941. Since then various editions are published in many countries and languages. The feature editions focuses on women around the world and several global issues. Marie Claire magazine also covers health, beauty, and fashion topics.
The Robb Report is an American, English-language, luxury-lifestyle magazine featuring products, including automobiles, aviation, boating, real estate and watches. Founded in 1976, it is currently owned by Penske Media Corporation. It also distributes Muse by Robb Report, a luxury magazine targeting female readers.
John Bly, , is an antiques dealer, author, after-dinner speaker and broadcaster who is best known from the BBC's Antiques Roadshow TV program (UK).
Art & Antiques is an American arts magazine.
Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house and one of the world's oldest and largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. It was formed by the merger in November 2001 of Bonhams & Brooks and Phillips Son & Neale. This brought together two of the four surviving Georgian auction houses in London, Bonhams having been founded in 1793, and Phillips in 1796 by Harry Phillips, formerly a senior clerk to James Christie. Today, the amalgamated business handles art and antiques auctions. It operates two salerooms in London—the former Phillips sale room at 101 New Bond Street, and the old Bonham's sale room at the Montpelier Galleries in Montpelier Street, Knightsbridge—with a smaller sale room in Edinburgh. Sales are also held around the world in New York, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, and Singapore. Bonhams holds more than 280 sales a year in more than 60 collecting areas, including Asian art, Pictures, motor cars and jewellery. It has sales in London, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Edinburgh and Sydney. Bonhams has more than 550 staff with some of the world's leading specialists in their fields.
Media in Macau are available to the public in the forms of: television and radio, newspapers, magazines and the Internet. They serve the local community by providing necessary information and entertainment. Macau's media market is rather small. The local media face strong competition from Hong Kong.
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. is a publisher of a broad range of subject areas, with multiple imprints and more than 5,000 titles in print. Founded in 1949, Sterling also publishes books for a number of brands, including AARP, Hasbro, Hearst Magazines, and USA TODAY, as well as serves as the North American distributor for domestic and international publishers including: Anova, Boxer Books, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Carlton Books, Duncan Baird, Guild of Master Craftsmen, the Orion Publishing Group, and Sixth & Spring Books. Sterling also owns and operates two verticals, Lark Crafts and Pixiq.
Decanter is a wine and wine-lifestyle media brand. It includes a print and digital magazine, fine wine tasting events, a news website, a subscription website - Decanter Premium, and the Decanter World Wine Awards. The magazine, published in about 90 countries on a monthly basis, includes industry news, vintage guides and wine and spirits recommendations.
The Face is a British music, fashion and culture monthly magazine originally published from 1980 to 2004, and relaunched in 2019.
Esquire Magazine is a monthly magazine for men originally owned by the National Magazine Company, a subsidiary of the US-based Hearst Corporation. The first edition was published Spring/Summer 1991.
Prestige Hong Kong is a print and digital luxury-lifestyle magazine published monthly in Hong Kong by Hubert Burda Media, one of Germany's largest media companies.
A connoisseur is a person who has expert knowledge in matters of taste or the fine arts.
WSJ. or WSJ. Magazine, which was originally intended to be a monthly magazine named Pursuits, is a luxury glossy news and lifestyle monthly magazine by the publishers of The Wall Street Journal. It features luxury consumer products advertisements and is distributed to subscribers in large United States markets as well as throughout Europe and Asia. Its coverage spans art, fashion, entertainment, design, food, architecture, travel and more. Kristina O’Neill is Editor in Chief and Anthony Cenname is Publisher. Launched as a quarterly in 2008, the magazine grew to 12 issues a year for 2014.
Alfred Garth Jones (1872–1955) was an English artist and illustrator who worked mainly in woodcut, pen and ink line art drawing and watercolour.