Latest News Articles by Frances Allitt
Shop talk: Bow Windows Bookshop05 June 2017
In our continuing series looking through the keyhole of ‘bricks and mortar’ shops in 2017, ATG talks to Jonathan Menezes, who has owned Bow Windows Bookshop in partnership with Ric Latham since 2010.
5 Questions: Mark Skipper of Cheltenham Rare Books05 June 2017
Mark Skipper of Cheltenham Rare Books talks about opening a shop, travelling as a dealer and the importance of fairs.
Gallery gains Barns-Graham estate artworks05 June 2017
More than 35 works by the artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham populate Waterhouse & Dodd’s retrospective from June 7-July 8.
Pop up power: Art business launches international programme of exhibitions02 June 2017
The pop-up exhibition is nothing new but a new business seeks to take the model to the next level by staging museum-quality, international shows.
Antique jewellery lost during £200,000 raid on West Sussex home01 June 2017
A West Sussex robbery has resulted in the loss of more than £200,000 of antique jewellery, handbags and other valuables.
Three new galleries open for art week30 May 2017
A trio of art dealers has chosen this summer’s revamped London Art Week to unveil new central London galleries.
Change in date announced for Northern Antiques Fair30 May 2017
The newly rebranded Northern Antiques Fair (previously the Harrogate Antique and Fine Art Fair) has issued a notification that its autumn dates have changed.
Petworth packs in the fair crowds30 May 2017
Annual West Sussex event held for the third time is busy throughout its three-day run...
Penman full of confidence in its Firle Place base30 May 2017
Like Petworth, Lewes is a place known for its antiques shops. A nearby fair running from June 2-4 provides a chance for visitors to get an extra dose of shopping.
Pink and red at Richard Green exhibition30 May 2017
Samuel John Peploe’s (1871-1935) 'Still life of pink & red roses in a Chinese vase' is among the works in Richard Green’s ongoing exhibition devoted to the celebrated Scottish Colourist.
New angle on Cornish view30 May 2017
Kurt Jackson’s 'Western rocks off St Agnes, passing fisherman' (2013), is among the pieces on offer at Messum’s exhibition of the artist’s recent works.
5 Questions: Rebecca Beach30 May 2017
Rebecca Beach is gallery director at British Modern art dealership Offer Waterman. The gallery is currently staging an exhibition of the works of Alison Wilding, 'Acanthus, asymmetrically' which runs until June 21.
DIY dealers trade on their own turf30 May 2017
Fairs aren’t the only option for dealers wanting to make a mark during London’s summer season. Some dealers are heading ‘outside the tent’ to focus on creating their own space.
London Map Fair attracts international and domestic exhibitors30 May 2017
The annual London Map Fair unites the classic and the quirky of cartographic history under one roof as a host of international dealers show up for what organisers boast is the world’s largest event of its kind.
Olympia: facts and objects30 May 2017
The grande dame of the UK summer fairs scene marks its 45th year in West Kensington
Russian artist’s horse sense30 May 2017
An exhibition by Russian artist Damir Krivenko celebrates classical art in contemporary painting.
Charles Saumarez Smith: Seeing the bigger picture30 May 2017
Dr Charles Saumarez Smith explains how and why the Royal Academy will help promote the London art market this summer.
London Underground features in summer auction of vintage posters29 May 2017
An upcoming auction at AntikBar features a collection of London Underground posters and memorabilia.
They said what?! The week (22-28 May) in quotes from the art and antiques world28 May 2017
In its weekend series, Antiques Trade Gazette brings you a selection of quotes from dealers, auctioneers, collectors and others from across the trade. This week, auctioneers and fair directors reflect on the state of the market.
Record set for Star Wars collectors’ “holy grail” figure at Vectis Auctions27 May 2017
The Star Wars universe is growing.