Latest News Articles by Frances Allitt

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Trend setters: Are interior design influencers all hype or helping the market?

18 March 2024

Are influencers driving this market or is it just hype? We talk to dealers to find out what is really in demand and why.

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New section for Battersea decorative fair this spring

14 March 2024

London fair's new section of Contemporary home suppliers set to complement art and antiques

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Market report reveals online sales rising despite contraction of art and antiques sector

13 March 2024

Art Basel and UBS report includes 'bright spots' in its economic analysis of a difficult year

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Classic Antique Fairs says spaces are filling up at trio of events

13 March 2024

Despite launching in December, organisers of the new fairs series say it is already in high demand

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Forrest Gump’s feather goes under the hammer at Propstore Auctions

12 March 2024

Sale of entertainment memorabilia includes items from Oscar winners including 'Star Wars', 'Braveheart' and 'Alien'

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Robust sales and strong attendance mark TEFAF Maastricht’s opening weekend

11 March 2024

Van Gogh, Munch, Cedric Morris and Giambologna sales help paint a picture of the strongest fair for several years

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Victorian sampler returns to Berkswell primary school where it was created

11 March 2024

Historic school acquires needlework created by a former pupil

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Eye on an object: a portrait by Michael Dahl

11 March 2024

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Dealer news in brief including a book published on the prints of Norman Webster

11 March 2024

Our roundup of dealer news includes Andrew Froste Antiques launching a new book

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New firm urges fresh buyers to feel alive with mourning jewellery

11 March 2024

The founder of a new dealership devoted to antique jewellery is determined to bring the field to a fresh generation of buyers.

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Historic works hold their own at London Original Print Fair

11 March 2024

Despite print fair’s focus having shifted over the years, more traditional works still play an important part

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Five questions with print dealer Gwen Hughes

11 March 2024

Gwen Hughes is among the exhibitors at the London Original Print Fair.

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Colin Firth’s 'sensational' Pride and Prejudice wet shirt goes to UK museum

07 March 2024

Shirt from historic moment of the BBC’s 'Pride and Prejudice' sells at Kerry Taylor Auctions

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Treasure House exhibitor numbers soar for second edition

07 March 2024

London fair returns with 70 exhibitors in more than 20 fields

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TEFAF shakes up vetting committees

04 March 2024

Ahead of the 37th edition of TEFAF Maastricht the organisation has streamlined its Old Masters vetting committees.

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Five questions: Old Master dealer Flavio Gianassi

04 March 2024

Flavio Gianassi of FG Fine Art specialises in Italian Old Master paintings and is among the dealers standing at the TEFAF Maastricht Showcase this year

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TEFAF Maastricht focus: Charles Ede and Sean Kelly

04 March 2024

Antiquities specialists Charles Ede of London and Contemporary New York gallery Sean Kelly share a stand at TEFAF Maastricht’s inaugural Focus section, which is aimed at presenting complementary works from different artists and disciplines.

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TEFAF launches its new focus

04 March 2024

Our preview of the upcoming Maastricht fair which includes a new section to promote cross-collecting

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Auctions and dealer shows aplenty at Asia Week New York

04 March 2024

Fifteeth year of the New York event involves 28 dealers and 12 salerooms taking part

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TEFAF Maastricht Showcase: Tommaso Calabro

04 March 2024

Despite specialising in Modern art, Tommaso Calabro hopes to snag some Old Master collectors at his first TEFAF.