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TEFAF: A Museum in which Everything is for Sale to Celebrate Its 25th Anniversary in 2012

MAASTRICHT.- The Fair is often referred to as a museum in which everything is for sale. The breadth and quality of objects are admired throughout the world. In 2011 TEFAF attracted visitors from over 181 museums from 20 countries. Principal sponsor AXA Art brought more than 2,000 collectors to TEFAF this year. At Maastricht-Aachen airport 154 private aircrafts landed during the course of the Fair. Next year TEFAF celebrates its 25th anniversary from 16-25 March 2012. The Mayor of Maastricht, Onno Hoes, said, “The City of Maastricht and TEFAF are inseparable and are of great mutual benefit. I very much look forward to celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Fair next year and the City looks forward to working with the Fair over the next quarter century” TEFAF is widely acknowledged as the world’s most influential art Fair. The Fair closed on Sunday 27th March. The focus during the Fair is on the extraordinary wo