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Online trading and working behind closed doors during lockdown get the green light

04 November 2020

The government has confirmed that art and antiques businesses in England will be able to continue trading behind closed doors during the new lockdown.


Mayfair galleries host last hurrah (for now) with lockdown looming

04 November 2020

Mayfair Art Weekend is hosting a late night for London galleries tonight ahead of tomorrow’s lockdown.

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Jasper Johns US flag artwork donated to the British Museum

04 November 2020

Jasper Johns’ screenprint 'Flags I' will be on display at the British Museum after the million-dollar artwork was donated to the institution.


Art and antiques businesses in England start making lockdown plans

03 November 2020

While waiting for full details of government guidance on the new lockdown in England starting from Thursday November 5, art and antiques businesses have been announcing their plans for the coming months.


Public cash call to help keep Armada maps in the UK

03 November 2020

The National Museum of the Royal Navy hopes to raise £600,000 to stop the export of a group of hand-drawn Armada maps to an overseas buyer.

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Trade awaits clarifications as new lockdown in England looms

02 November 2020

Art and antiques businesses are waiting for clarification of the new lockdown measures set to come into force in England from Thursday November 5.


An Italian Renaissance plaquette and a paperback first edition of The Hobbit are among the four lots to watch at auction this week

02 November 2020

With estimates from £300-60,000 here are four previews of upcoming items this week.