Latest News Articles by Anna Brady
Modern Art Fair in London is postponed23 May 2016
Although its launch was only announced in February, the ‘Modern Art Fair’ planned for September in London has been postponed, but will run in 2017.
20/21 British Art Fair to be relaunched at new venue in June 201730 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 up09 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 plan05 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 201628 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 201619 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 trade05 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”.
LAPADA rewards excellence at Berkeley Square showpiece29 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 fair16 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 Mumbai15 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 Moretti03 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.
Rediscovered portrait of Churchill by his pal Sickert offered at 20/21 fair03 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.
Rare August UK antiques fairs north and south29 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 manager08 July 2015
The BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair has announced the appointment of Madeleine Williams as fair manager.
Bumper visitor numbers for London fair previews30 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 Cotswolds19 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.
The old master who plays the long game17 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 dealership28 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.
New show turns spotlight on Kenneth Rowntree10 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.
Gladiator Trojan is now an English porcelain dealer02 April 2015
Like many an antiques dealer, Mark Griffin of Arbatel Antiques lives something of a double life.