Friday - 04 September 2015

General News

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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New BADA boss to boost global profile

01 September 2015

The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) has created the new post of chief executive officer as it seeks to raise its profile in the UK and overseas.

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Koran sells for £230,000 at auction in Exeter

01 September 2015

Sent for auction by a local lady who had been gifted it some 20 years ago, a late 19th century Koran ensured that the latest book sale at Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood was their most successful ever.

Sotheby’s Australia fight back in copyright case

27 August 2015

Sotheby’s Australia have countersued artists’ copyright agency Viscopy, accusing them of breaching the country’s Competition and Consumer Act by refusing permission to publish images of paintings by the artist John Olsen in their catalogues.

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Dutko to join growing Mayfair design hub

24 August 2015

Mayfair’s growing status as a design hotspot has been underlined by the news that another Parisian Art Deco dealer and specialist will open a gallery there in early October. Jean-Jacques Dutko is taking space in Davies Street.

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Police hunt sculpture thieves

24 August 2015

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a theft at the Masterpiece fair held in July at the Royal Hospital site in Chelsea.

 

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