Masterpiece

Masterpiece is a top-end London art fair with over 100 galleries exhibiting.

It takes place annually during the summer and has been a key part of the art and antiques season in London ever since it launched in 2010.


Summer fairs cancelled

Shock closure of Olympia and Masterpiece summer fairs leaves dealer plans in disarray

16 January 2023

The 2023 edition of Masterpiece London and the summer Art & Antiques Fair Olympia have both been cancelled, leaving a crater in the capital’s summer season.

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London fairs scene under threat amid rising cost of staging events

16 January 2023

Brexit and decline in international exhibitors also blamed as Masterpiece is among the latest to close

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Masterpiece London cancelled due to rising costs and Brexit

09 January 2023

The parent company of Masterpiece London has decided to cancel the 2023 edition of the fair which had been due to take place this summer.

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Laura Knight: her ‘time has come’

19 December 2022

Dealer Karen Taylor is among those noting that “collectors seem to be following the trend set by museums and buying more work by women”.

TEFAF Maastricht

Strong sales at TEFAF and Masterpiece despite a dates clash

25 July 2022

Sales abounded at TEFAF Maastricht and Masterpiece London this summer.

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Fair reports: Two good or was it too much?

25 July 2022

Special report on Masterpiece and TEFAF Maastricht – both held in summer this year

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To be or not to be at both fairs, that was the question

25 July 2022

When a new client with an interest in Roman marbles visited Charles Ede at TEFAF, they liked what they saw but thought they would come back.

Plaque of Anne of Cleves

Masterpiece achieves strong early results

04 July 2022

A strong turn-out of collectors at the patron and curator evening of Masterpiece London and a busy preview day helped exhibitors to achieve significant early sales as the fair returned after a two-year pandemic-induced break.

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SUMMER OF ART AND ANTIQUES: Introduction - get ready for events galore

13 June 2022

The summer season is back in force. For the first time since 2019 there is a wealth of major art and antiques events for eager buyers and dealers.

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OBITUARY: Philip Hewat-Jaboor, 1953-2022

13 June 2022

Exhibitors and regulars of Masterpiece London are among those celebrating the extraordinary life of the late Philip Hewat-Jaboor.

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Masterpiece: raise a glass

13 June 2022

Prestigious Chelsea fair Masterpiece can even boast an official champagne partner.

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Masterpiece to include Wrest Park treasures

23 May 2022

Clock specialist Carter Marsh will dedicate much of its stand at Masterpiece London to the third and final part of the remarkable John C Taylor collection of horological items.

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Masterpiece London announces line up for summer event

17 May 2022

The exhibitor list has been published for the upcoming Masterpiece London fair at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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Covid and data drive ticketing changes at fairs

02 May 2022

Dealers and fairgoers are having to come to terms with widespread changes in the ticketing of fairs.

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International fairs on the rise again as the shadow of the pandemic fades

14 March 2022

Old Masters dealers on the international fairs circuit have a robust range of exhibiting options ahead, despite nearly two years of pandemic-related disruption.

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TEFAF to clash with Masterpiece London in busy June schedule

24 January 2022

The June calendar for art and antiques fairs is filling up as TEFAF revealed new dates.

TEFAF Maastricht

June fair calendar fills up as TEFAF reveals new date

18 January 2022

TEFAF Maastricht has announced a new date following its postponement in March.

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Napoleon portrait sold to Swiss collection at Masterpiece

26 July 2021

Among the sales at the latest edition of Masterpiece, which ran in a digital format for the second year running from June 24-27, was this Neoclassical portrait of the Emperor Napoleon in his coronation robe.

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Lawrence Louvre study stars online

21 June 2021

With fewer collectors and international dealers expected in London this summer, the capital’s high-end art fair 'Masterpiece' migrates online for its 2021 edition

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Masterpiece London postponed but the Petworth fair will take place this summer

25 March 2021

Masterpiece London has postponed the physical edition of its fair this year but The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair is to go ahead this summer.

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