Latest News Articles by Anna Brady

20/21 British Art Fair to be relaunched at new venue in June 2017

30 March 2016

The 20/21 British Art Fair will be relaunched next summer at the newly refurbished Mall Galleries in St James’s.

20/21 art fair cancelled as venues dry up

09 February 2016

This year’s 20/21 British Art Fair, held in September for more than a quarter century, has been cancelled as no suitable London venue can be found.

Colnaghi: a new gallery and succession plan

05 November 2015

Colnaghi, the venerable London Old Master dealership, is to merge with art dealers Coll & Cortés (London and Madrid).

Frieze Week to move in 2016

28 October 2015

London’s Frieze Week, an annual high point of Modern and Contemporary art fairs and auctions, will take place one week earlier than usual in 2016, as the organisers of Frieze fairs have moved their dates forward to avoid clashing with the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.

Masterpiece fair to move back a week for 2016

19 October 2015

Masterpiece London will take place a week later than usual in 2016, running from June 29 to July 6 (with a preview on June 29).

Sir Norman Rosenthal on the trade

05 October 2015

Sir Norman Rosenthal, one of the art world’s best known historians and curators, has described the trade side of the business as “a huge mechanism for preserving knowledge and value”.

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LAPADA rewards excellence at Berkeley Square showpiece

29 September 2015

Antiquities dealers ArtAncient were the winners of the best stand award at the 2015 LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair.

Dealers back a seven-day Olympia fair

16 September 2015

The organisers of the ‘Olympia International Art Antiques Fair’ will shorten next year’s event from 11 days to seven following a poll of existing exhibitors.

Sotheby’s to open office in Mumbai

15 September 2015

Sotheby’s will open an office in Mumbai, as they bid to expand their Indian businesses with two ‘strategic’ appointments in the region.

Knight leaves Christie’s to join dealers Moretti

03 September 2015

After leaving his role as co-Chairman of Old Master and 19th century art at Christie's in July, Richard Knight has formed a new partnership with Fabrizio Moretti of Moretti Fine Art, under the banner of Knight Moretti.

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Rediscovered portrait of Churchill by his pal Sickert offered at 20/21 fair

03 September 2015

This recently rediscovered painting of Sir Winston Churchill by Walter Sickert (1860-1942) will be offered for sale for the first time at the 20/21 British Art Fair.

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Rare August UK antiques fairs north and south

29 July 2015

As dealers’ and buyers’ thoughts turn more to Pinot Grigio by the pool than art and antiques in August, only a few fairs rattle around to provide solace for those eager to earn or spend some money.

BADA appoint new fair manager

08 July 2015

The BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair has announced the appointment of Madeleine Williams as fair manager.

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Bumper visitor numbers for London fair previews

30 June 2015

Last week in London, it was hard to know where to be or look as, alongside the major Impressionist and Modern art auctions, ‘Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair’ and ‘Masterpiece London’ at the Royal Hospital Chelsea coincided for the first time.

Core One dealers move from Chelsea to Cotswolds

19 June 2015

The 11 dealers who share the space at Core One Antiques, just off London’s Kings Road have confirmed that, after 14 years, they will be closing their Gasworks premises on June 24. They have been unable to renew their lease due to the redevelopment of the riverside area adjacent to Chelsea Harbour Design District.

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The old master who plays the long game

17 June 2015

ATG speaks to Richard Green as he reflects on six decades as a dealer, his firm’s debut at ‘Masterpiece’ this month and how his sons have broadened his taste in art

Bernheimer sale signals new direction for Munich dealership

28 May 2015

Sotheby’s will hold a sale of the Bernheimer family collection in November and Konrad Bernheimer has announced the family’s Munich art dealership will move from its traditional Old Master specialism to concentrate on Modern and Contemporary art under the direction of his daughters.

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A fair view of CADA at Blenheim

02 May 2015

“This year the fair was the best ever and it goes from strength to strength,” said John Howard, chairman of the Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association, of CADA’s fair at Blenheim Palace from April 16-19. “The visitor feedback was amazingly positive.”

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New show turns spotlight on Kenneth Rowntree

10 April 2015

Dulwich Picture Gallery launched a long overdue show of watercolours by Eric Ravilious (1903-42) last week, an artist unswayed by fashion whose paintings and designs encapsulate the spirit of inter-War England.

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CADA show in the grand manner

07 April 2015

As far as venues go, Blenheim Palace is about as picturesque as they get and four years ago The Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association (CADA) were able to secure it as the site of their annual fair.