Latest News Articles by Frances Allitt


Two dealers keep an eye on ancient artefacts

19 June 2023

Colourful collections star at joint exhibitions held by Claire Brown Art with Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch

Enigma by John Bernard Munns

Dealers launch special celebration of portraits to honour the National Portrait Gallery

12 June 2023

Art dealers across the UK are unveiling portrait exhibitions to mark the reopening of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) this month.


Because folk art is worth it…

12 June 2023

Dealer explains why he is holding a show instead of standing at a fair as he has done for about 40 years


Jenna Burlingham expands gallery in Hampshire

12 June 2023

Joyful, British and painted by a leading woman artist, Winifred Nicholson’s 'Tulips' captures the mood of Jenna Burlingham’s summer catalogue and show.


Masterpieces kick off busy Knightsbridge summer season

12 June 2023

Forget 'Masterpiece' – this summer Gladwell and Patterson holds 'Masterpieces', an exhibition bringing together some of the top works from its stable of artists.


London event curated for cross-collecting

12 June 2023

Nazy Vassegh, founder of 'Eye of the Collector', says that when she first envisioned the fair she “created a collector in her head and what they would choose for their home”.


Dealer news in brief including the first-ever exhibition on the Flemish Old Master Cornelis Schut

12 June 2023

A summary of news and events from around the trade including an Antwerp dealer's upcoming show focusing on the Flemish artist Cornelis Schut (1597-1655).


5 Questions: furniture and art dealer Laurent-Alexis Guelfucci

12 June 2023

Laurent-Alexis Guelfucci opened Guelfucci Gallery in 1998 and specialises in early 20th century furniture and art with a focus on Art Deco.

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Busy autumn season of fairs to look forward to

05 June 2023

The British Art Fair and the Northern Antiques Fair have released first details of their events ahead of a busy autumn season.


The web shop window: A c.1860s ship’s figurehead

05 June 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online.


Art gallery holds second 'Britain in Pictures' exhibition

05 June 2023

Leading the second edition of Sim Fine Art’s Britain in Pictures exhibition are two chaps in purple.

Josh Lilley

5 Questions with art dealer Josh Lilley

05 June 2023

Josh Lilley runs his self-titled gallery in central London representing 25 Contemporary artists, and also organises historical shows, such as his current exhibition on Post-war British artist Patrick Caulfield (until June 20).


Book fairs in London post encouraging results

05 June 2023

London’s two big book events running simultaneously reveal major sales with visitors to Firsts up by a third.

Directors of Adrian Alan

Hires, promotions and relocations – the latest art and antiques news

31 May 2023

From a new boss of Christie’s Asia to a Brighton antiques gallery move, here is a round up of auction house and dealer updates from around the world.

First Folio

Is this a First Folio that I see before me sold at £6.25m?

29 May 2023

Peter Harrington Rare Books has sold a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio with an asking price of £6.25m.

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Adrian Alan moves antiques gallery to Brighton

29 May 2023

Adrian Alan, a specialist in 19th century French furniture and objects, has left London for more spacious premises in Brighton.


Time for a weaving do: Asian art dealer celebrates Japanese bamboo art in latest exhibition

29 May 2023

A London exhibition highlights the intricate art form that uses Japanese bamboo.


Business booms as stars align for Cooper fairs

29 May 2023

Cooper Events is experiencing something of a boom time with 10% attendance increase.


The web shop window: An Edwardian table croquet set

29 May 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online.


Art dealer Moore-Gwyn takes radical approach for latest exhibition

29 May 2023

'A Wagon on the Street at Kingston, Sussex', c.1906, is one of two pictures by Robert Bevan (1865-1925) included in Harry Moore-Gwyn’s latest exhibition.