Latest News Articles by Frances Allitt

Decorator-dealers are latest addition to Pimlico Road

06 July 2016

Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler are set to move their antiques and decorative showroom to Pimlico Road in late September.

Olympia interior

Fair play: Key numbers and sales at the Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia 2016

04 July 2016

More than 25,160 visitors attended the 44th annual Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia which concluded its seven day run yesterday.

Masterpiece London exterior

Ten top stands at Masterpiece London 2016

01 July 2016

Masterpiece London opened this week at the Royal Hospital Chelsea amid continuing speculation over the effects of Brexit on the art market.

Dealers move in the face of St James's revamp

30 June 2016

A number of St James’s dealers have chosen to relocate their premises in the face of extensive refurbishment plans on the part of Crown Estates.

London rug and decorative fairs join forces

28 June 2016

The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair at Battersea will be joined by the London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (LARTA) in January 2017.

Opening Day Art & Antiques Fair Olympia

A day at the fair: Views of the Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia

28 June 2016

The Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia is the longest-running of the three major London summer fairs. Here are a few views of the fair captured during ATG's visit to the preview of the event now celebrating its 44th year.

Jack Butler Yeats The Fern in the Area Sotheby's

Three works with heist history at Irish art sale

27 June 2016

Three Irish paintings that were previously stolen from their former owner's home are on the market this September.

Freya Mitton at Art Antiques London

Ten shots from Art Antiques London's opening morning

24 June 2016

The first of London's three major summer fairs, Art Antiques London, opened this morning. Here are ATG's 10 shots of the Haughton Fair's first morning.

Haynes Fine Art to open new gallery in London's Pimlico Road

22 June 2016

Haynes Fine Art, established in the Cotswolds in 1971, will open a satellite London gallery on Pimlico Road later this month.

Exterior of LAPADA Fair 2015

LAPADA looks forward to a sold out fair

22 June 2016

LAPADA Fair have sold out the stands for their upcoming fair months ahead of its opening in September.

UK dealers form largest group of TEFAF New York exhibitors

21 June 2016

Dealers from the UK will hold more stands than those from any other country at the inaugural TEFAF New York fair this autumn.

A view of the 2015 Olympia fair

New survey shows antiques steep for young buyers but always in style

20 June 2016

A new survey shows that 25 to 34-year-olds form the group most likely in the UK to go to fairs or auctions – but the least likely to invest in antique furniture.

Complete set of Deluxe Peter Rabbit series

Harrington’s mark author’s 150th with selling exhibition of Beatrix Potter books

16 June 2016

Peter Harrington have announced a new exhibition to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter with a selling exhibition of her books.

Madonna at Kerry Taylor

Madonna and Bjork shine with pop star style at London fashion auction

15 June 2016

Madonna and Bjork were standout acts yesterday when the singers’ performance outfits appeared as part of Kerry Taylor Auctions ‘Passion for Fashion’ sale in London.

Winifred Knights portrait photo

Dealer sheds light on the forgotten Knights

15 June 2016

Sacha Llewellyn is a co-founder of Liss Llewellyn Fine Art, which specialises in reappraising under-represented artists of the past.

Clare McAndrew leaves TEFAF to sign with Art Basel

14 June 2016

Economist and author of the annual TEFAF Art Market Report Clare McAndrew has left TEFAF to join with Art Basel, it has been announced.

Contemporary art dealer David Zwirner

Contemporary art dealer David Zwirner opens fourth gallery in Hong Kong

13 June 2016

Contemporary art dealer David Zwirner has announced plans to open a fourth gallery in Hong Kong in 2017.

London International Antiquarian Book Fair

Book dealers in ‘paradise’ – party photos from 59th edition of London fair

13 June 2016

The 59th London International Antiquarian Book Fair (or “book paradise” as described by author Mark Beech in an admiring Facebook post), drew more than 180 book dealers to Olympia. View ATG's exclusive photogallery from the drinks reception held at the end of the fair’s second day.

Exhibitors unveiled for debut TEFAF New York

10 June 2016

TEFAF New York has announced the exhibitor list for its over-subscribed inaugural fair this autumn.

Alex Rotter of Christie’s

Ex-Sotheby’s Contemporary art specialist Alex Rotter to join Christie’s

10 June 2016

Alex Rotter has been appointed as the new chairman of Post War and Contemporary art, Christie’s Americas, having left Sotheby’s after 16 years in March.