Dealers

Dealers come in all shapes and forms, from small sole-traders to powerhouse galleries. Both play an integral role in the art and antiques market.

They often specialise in a given fields such as jewellery, ceramics, paintings, Asian art or coins but there are also plenty of general dealers operating across different categories.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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...

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Guess who’s coming to London this summer

30 May 2017

Dealers are heading to the capital from far and wide. ATG chats to some of them to find out their hopes for this busy time.

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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.

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London Summer Capital of Art: your route map to dealers

30 May 2017

In an era when much-loved galleries and antiques shops are disappearing from UK high streets, it is reassuring to know that, in London at least, the art and antiques trade continues to congregate – and indeed thrive – in the areas it has made its own for half a century or more. Here’s a guide to the best-known London dealing quarters.

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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.

Harrogate fair now at later date

30 May 2017

The newly rebranded Northern Antiques Fair (previously the Harrogate Antique and Fine Art Fair) has moved its dates to run from October 19-22.

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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.

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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.

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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.

France’s main antiques fair: the 2017 version

30 May 2017

The Syndicat National Des Antiquaires, organisers of the Biennale Paris, has announced the latest exhibitor list and progamme details for France’s main art and antiques fair which takes place in September.

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New events with eastern promise

30 May 2017

The fairs scene is largely thriving, as evidenced by the number of new event launches reported in Antiques Trade Gazette. This week brings news of two more, both in the east of England.

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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.

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Olympia: facts and objects

30 May 2017

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

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Serve up teapots and tankards in York

30 May 2017

An early rare Lowestoft teapot and cover and a pair of 19th century glass marriage tankards from York are just two of the highlights at the third annual York Antiques, Decoratives & Fine Arts Fair.

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