Latest News Articles by Anna Brady

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Liss Fine Art unveil major WWI tribute

29 August 2014

The First World War centenary has prompted numerous related exhibitions which have rather dominated the calendar this year as you might expect.

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Antique Young Guns celebrate at awards party

15 July 2014

The awards party for the 2014 ‘Antiques Young Gun of the Year’ at Alfies Antiques Market was proof that there’s still life in the antiques trade yet.

James Gooch is Antiques Young Gun winner

04 July 2014

Bedfordshire-based dealer James Gooch of Doe and Hope has been crowned the second Antiques Young Gun of the Year.

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High visitor numbers and horse sense at Masterpiece

30 June 2014

Masterpiece London opened last week at The Royal Hospital Chelsea to a buzzing crowd of 7000 on preview day. Now in its fifth edition and a much-anticipated event in the London summer season, this was the highest visitor number to date.

Lesters launch joint venture with Stabilo

23 June 2014

Fair organisers David and Lee Ann Lester of IFAE of Miami, Florida, and Harry Vander Hoorn, second-generation owner of the Dutch stand builders StabiloWorld and partner in Masterpiece London, have formed a new company, Next Level Global Fairs, LLC.

Changes unveiled for 2015 Summer Olympia

18 June 2014

In 2015, the Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair will move its dates to the end of June, running from June 18-28 to coincide with Masterpiece fair and the major Impressionist and modern art auctions.

The Young Guns shortlist is revealed

09 June 2014

The shortlist for this year’s Antiques Young Gun of the Year has been unveiled. The winner will be revealed at the awards party on July 4, hosted by Bennie Gray at Alfies Antiques in London. Founded last year by Gail McLeod, George Johnson and Mark Hill, the award is open to anyone working in the business aged 39 or under.

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Richard Coles takes over chair at BADA Fair

29 May 2014

Richard Coles of Godson & Coles is to take over from Laura Bordignon as chairman of the BADA Fair.

Judith Miller Award to boost Young Guns

12 May 2014

The Antiques Young Guns team have announced a new addition to the 2014 Antiques Young Gun of the Year awards: the Judith Miller Award for Outstanding Potential.

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LAPADA name new chief executive

25 April 2014

LAPADA, The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers, have appointed Rebecca Davies as their new chief executive following the resignation of Sarah Percy-Davis in December.

Mallett set out 21st century vision as profits reappear

14 April 2014

London art and antiques dealership Mallett have announced an improved performance for the year ending December 31, 2013.

Ten Questions with Omar Vaja

26 March 2014

ATG’s 10 Questions with Omar Vaja, Director of sales at London jewellers Bentley & Skinner.

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Real interest in a Surrealist Scot

26 March 2014

EXHIBITION – Edwin G. Lucas is not a name familiar to most, nor is the phrase ‘Scottish Surrealist’.

Art Antiques London to host interview with Duke of Devonshire

20 March 2014

The Duke of Devonshire has agreed to be the first subject of a wide-ranging series of interviews to be launched at this year’s ‘Art Antiques London’.

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Early sales at TEFAF Maastricht

20 March 2014

Bright spring sunshine greeted the opening of this year’s TEFAF Maastricht in sharp contrast to last year when freak snowfall disrupted many visitors’ travel plans to the southern Netherlands.

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New owners for Agnew’s as National Gallery buy archive

10 March 2014

Just over a year since closing its Albemarle Street gallery, the long-established London art dealership Agnew’s has been acquired by new owners.

Ben Janssens stands down as TEFAF chairman

06 March 2014

Following his severe cycling accident last August, Ben Janssens has regretfully resigned as chairman of the executive committee of TEFAF Maastricht.

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Ivon Hitchens sale is a cut above

05 March 2014

EXHIBITION – In 1956, the woodsman Ted Floate met Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) quite by chance but ended up managing the artist’s estate while also helping with framing and even giving other technical advice.

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Pop in to this Hamilton show

26 February 2014

EXHIBITION – As an artist in search of inspiration, the arrest of your dealer might not be your go-to choice of subject matter.

Ten Questions with Jason Clarke

25 February 2014

ATG’s 10 Questions with Jason Clarke, Period furniture and antiques dealer, Newbury, Berkshire.