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 operate across different categories.

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Haughtons' seminar back in physical form

02 May 2022

The Haughtons are celebrating 40 years of fairs, exhibitions and events with a two-day seminar this summer.

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5 Questions: Andrea Colapinto of 900 Art & Design

02 May 2022

Andrea Colapinto runs 900 Art & Design with his brother Michele, specialising in Scandinavian and Italian Modern art and design.

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ATG letter: Trade day at a fair is unfair to the private collector

02 May 2022

I am an avid reader of ATG as a private collector.

A Book of Rhymes

Brontë mini book heads home to Haworth after £1m raised to buy it from New York dealer

28 April 2022

A rediscovered miniature book by Charlotte Brontë has been sold at a New York book fair.

Stanley Gibbons Group

Inflation could help sales of collectables such as stamps, according to Stanley Gibbons Group

27 April 2022

Collectables group Stanley Gibbons Group has pointed to evidence that both coins and stamps “do well during periods of heightened inflation”.

Hilary Proctor

Returning tourists give business boost for Portobello Road

25 April 2022

Tourists returning to London gave Portobello Road traders a significant boost over the Easter period.

Books

PBFA looks for new London fair manager

25 April 2022

The Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) is searching for a new fair manager for its London Antiquarian Book Fair.

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TEFAF New York back in the groove two years later

25 April 2022

With heroic bearing, patrician features and draped fabric fit for a Roman emperor, an iron bust by Kehinde Wiley exemplifies the spirit of TEFAF New York.

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Twin powers: artistic brothers

25 April 2022

Identical twin brothers Josep and Pere Santilari (b.1959) star in Stuart Lochhead Sculpture’s exhibition Masters of Realism: Vanitas, Kunstkammer & Still Lifes.

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Jim Moir fits the bill

25 April 2022

This painting of a blackbird is one of a flock of avian paintings featured at Grosvenor Gallery’s show See them Richards? It features the work of Jim Moir (b.1959) – more familiar to most as the comedian Vic Reeves (his stage name).

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Homage to Hockney

25 April 2022

Rob Fisher painted 'Splash Test One' specially for inclusion in the exhibition Splash: Ode to Hockney.

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A round up of antiques fairs including a new event at Hartlebury Castle

25 April 2022

Spotlight on atmospheric venues hosting art and antiques fairs including a new event.

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Portrait by royal approval

25 April 2022

A full-length portrait of the queen by Nicky Philipps is among the highlights at Fine Art Commission’s exhibition of Royal Portraits this spring.

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Retro fair makes call on name change

25 April 2022

The National Vintage Communications Fair has rebranded itself and is now called RetroTechUK.

Lalanne's Choupatte

A universe created by Lalannes comes to Mayfair gallery

25 April 2022

A showcase of French couple whose work combined humour and fantasy with the natural world.

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Homage to pioneering art dealer at Sotheby’s Paris

25 April 2022

It was a white-glove result for the sale of works from the collection of André Mourgues at Sotheby’s Paris (25/20/10.9% buyer’s premium plus 1% overhead premium) where the 79 lots raised a premium-inclusive total that was just a shade under €10m.

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Leafy design from Lady Anne

25 April 2022

A porcelain cabbage, its leaves edged in pale orange, is a highlight among 72 vegetables, animals and fruits featured in Albert Amor’s next exhibition – its first foray into Contemporary artwork.

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5 Questions: furniture dealer Paul Fitzsimmons

25 April 2022

Paul Fitzsimmons of Marhamchurch Antiques specialises in early English furniture and works of art pre- 1700, with a focus on 1500-1650.

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Bronze stars in Birmingham’s NEC fair

25 April 2022

A 19th century French bronze of a woman in a hat was among the highlight sales at the recent Art & Antiques for Everyone fair at Birmingham’s NEC.

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Dealer news in brief including a celebration of clocks with LAPADA dealers

25 April 2022

A round-up of news and events from around the trade.

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