Latest News Articles by Frances Allitt


Mayfair gallery exhibition shows that Rodin sculpture is readily available to start a collection

05 June 2017

On the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s (1840-1917) death the French sculptor is still much in evidence.


Austrian dealer moves into former Mallett premises

05 June 2017

White walls, harsh lighting, edgy urban location: this is the usual checklist for global contemporary art galleries, writes Laura Chesters.


Shop talk: Bow Windows Bookshop

05 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 Books

05 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 artworks

05 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 exhibitions

02 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.

Stolen necklace

Antique jewellery lost during £200,000 raid on West Sussex home

01 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 week

30 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 Fair

30 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 crowds

30 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 base

30 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 exhibition

30 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 view

30 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 Beach

30 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 turf

30 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 exhibitors

30 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 objects

30 May 2017

The grande dame of the UK summer fairs scene marks its 45th year in West Kensington


Russian artist’s horse sense

30 May 2017

An exhibition by Russian artist Damir Krivenko celebrates classical art in contemporary painting.


Charles Saumarez Smith: Seeing the bigger picture

30 May 2017

Dr Charles Saumarez Smith explains how and why the Royal Academy will help promote the London art market this summer.

Underground RA

London Underground features in summer auction of vintage posters

29 May 2017

An upcoming auction at AntikBar features a collection of London Underground posters and memorabilia.