Latest News Articles by Anna Brady

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Designers pick their BADA favourites

23 March 2015

The BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair opened last Wednesday on a sunny Duke of York Square in Chelsea, welcoming a steady stream of visitors.

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Crowds throng to TEFAF Maastricht

16 March 2015

‘TEFAF Maastricht’ opened last week to bright spring sunshine and the usual heaving crowds thronging around the 280 stands.

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TEFAF: What has sold so far?

16 March 2015

More news of sales is filtering through from the first weekend at TEFAF Maastricht, where more than 10,000 visitors attended the fair preview last Thursday March 12.

Clarion bring winter NEC fair forward a month

11 March 2015

Clarion Events have announced a change of date for the Antiques for Everyone winter fair. It will now run from November 19-22 in Hall 3 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.

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World’s top art and antiques fair dominates the global agenda 40 years on

05 March 2015

Every year on the cusp between winter and spring, the enormous ‘TEFAF Maastricht’ arrives at the Maastricht Exhibition & Conference Centre (MECC), a rare souk of art, antiques and design from antiquity to contemporary, Boulle to Basquiat.

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The place where the masters still assume centre stage

05 March 2015

Old Master paintings rarely take centre stage over Modern, Impressionist or Contemporary art these days. Yet this most traditional of collecting disciplines remains the soul of TEFAF Maastricht, the umbilical cord to its genesis as the Pictura fair.

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Personal portrait of the dealer Groovy Bob at Pace London

23 February 2015

They called him Groovy Bob, “one of the most influential people of the London sixties scene” according to Paul McCartney and immortalised, handcuffed to Mick Jagger inside a police van, by Pop artist Richard Hamilton in the screenprint, Swingeing London 67.

TEFAF stage talks in London to promote fair

30 January 2015

A series of three events aimed at collectors and art enthusiasts in the run up to TEFAF Maastricht (March 13-22) launches next week in London to promote the fair.

Masterpiece ‘comes of age’ as Richard Green signs up

28 January 2015

Masterpiece London 2015 have signed Bond Street dealership Richard Green – a significant boost to this year’s event.

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Art Basel Hong Kong spawns satellite contemporary fair

21 January 2015

As Frieze week in London has shown, once one art fair in a given city – London, New York, Paris – gains critical mass, others spring up around it.

Lesters blame market forces as they cancel American International Fine Art Fair at 11th hour

21 January 2015

David and Lee Ann Lester have cancelled their American International Fine Art Fair in Palm Beach, Florida at the last moment, citing changing market forces.

Duke of Wellington takes centre stage at AAL on bicentenary

21 January 2015

Charles ninth Duke of Wellington will appear with Dame Rosalind Savill in this year’s Face to Face conversation at Anna and Brian Haughton’s Art Antiques London fair in Kensington Gardens in June.

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TEFAF appoints new head

20 January 2015

After 17 years as managing director of TEFAF Maastricht, Paul Hustinx will step down shortly after this year’s fair to be replaced by new chief executive officer Patrick van Maris.

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Delft discovery on show at upcoming New York fair

15 January 2015

Delftware experts Aronson of Amsterdam have recently reunited this pair of c.1690 Delft ‘bouquetière’ figures depicting William and Mary.

TEFAF Showcase dealers announced

07 January 2015

The list of five successful applicants for the 2015 TEFAF Maastricht ‘Showcase’ has been announced and, while it includes three Parisian galleries, unusually this year’s selection does not include any British dealers.

Young Guns target America

24 November 2014

Antiques Young Guns has announced it will launch the brand in the USA in 2015 through a new partnership with US Antiques Shows (USAS).

TEFAF unveil their new idea for hooking the big fish at Maastricht

13 November 2014

Visitors to ‘TEFAF Maastricht’ 2015 will be greeted by a revamped entrance to the fair alongside a new ‘curated space’ of work by post-Modern and contemporary artists to tie in with the ‘TEFAF Modern section’.

Capital is hot for Frieze

20 October 2014

With some ten fairs, ten auctions and countless exhibitions, the jam-packed calendar of London’s Frieze week was as hectic as ever this year, all centred on the main event – the Frieze Art Fair staged in a vast marquee in Regents Park from October 15-18.

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Haughtons prepare to welcome Mallett to New York fair

13 October 2014

Mallett’s first major outing following the announcement of the Stanley Gibbons deal will be at Brian and Anna Haughton’s 26th International Fine Art & Antiques Show in New York from October 17-23.

Fair directors step down to pursue new Frieze projects

26 September 2014

The founders of Frieze, Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, are to step down as directors of the contemporary fairs Frieze London and Frieze New York to “focus on developing new projects for the organisation”.