Events and conferences

Industry events for the art and antiques trade are often organised by dealer and auctioneer associations but others are managed independently and operate as commercial enterprises.


Waistel Cooper pot

Fine Art Society promotes studio potter Waistel Cooper

17 January 2022

The first half of a single-owner collection of more than 100 works by British studio potter Waistel Cooper (1921-2003) is on offer at the Fine Art Society.

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Waistel Cooper could join pottery elite

17 January 2022

Gallery hopes single-owner collection shows will boost profile of a prodigious talent

'Collected Works/ Works Collected'

Exhibition showcases Julian Opie's historic collecting habit

04 January 2022

Curator Maya Binkin discovered Julian Opie’s collecting habit on a visit to his London studio.

Ferdinand Decap

Leroy work is among early stars of London Art Week

20 December 2021

A portrait by Orientalist artist Paul Leroy (1860-1942) of a man in a yellow turban is among the early sales made during London Art Week (LAW).

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Shooting over to the States

20 December 2021

Comet depiction is one of the highlights as UK dealers target US sales opportunity

'The Greyhound'

Refurbished Lavery studio to be unveiled at Cromwell Place gallery hub

07 December 2021

A new studio will open following a major refurbishment at a gallery hub in Kensington.

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Modernist painter Émilie Charmy ‘should be remembered at the forefront of the movement’, says dealer

06 December 2021

With interest in reclaiming ‘forgotten’ female artists on the rise in recent years, French Modernist painter Émilie Charmy (1878-1974) has been the focus of revived attention.

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Special festive selection of dealers' shows for Christmas 2021

06 December 2021

A selection of seven items on offer from dealers' shows and catalogues this season.

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Wartski expert’s V&A showcase

29 November 2021

Four years after the publication of his book 'Fabergé in London', Wartski’s Kieran McCarthy has brought it to life.

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Dealer forges new Lincs with pop-up show

29 November 2021

Dealer John Swarbrooke will present his first exhibition at the Simon Dickinson Gallery, focusing on works from Lincolnshire artist Dominic Parczuk.

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Gabain dishes out ennui at Abbott and Holder exhibition

29 November 2021

Female subjects dominate the work of Ethel Gabain (1883-1950), as in this 1908 lithograph 'Laveuse de Vaiselle'.

Florrie Evans

5 Questions: Florrie Evans of The Fine Art Society

29 November 2021

Florrie Evans is director of The Fine Art Society in London, which launches its exhibition Scotland (December 2-23) as part of London Art Week.

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Agnews offers rediscovered Dürer drawing bought for $30 four years ago

22 November 2021

This unpublished drawing by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) is being offered by art dealership Agnews as part of London Art Week (LAW).

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Huge nativity scenes inspired by Old Masters dominate Colnaghi's gallery room for London Art Week

22 November 2021

As Christmas beckons it seems only appropriate that Old Masters are among the leading works at the latest winter edition of London Art Week (LAW).

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For he’s a holly good festive show fellow

22 November 2021

A dab hand at Christmas shows, Andrew Singleton of Suffolk House Antiques in Yoxford has held one annually for over 25 years.

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Dealer finds there is no cure for his art habit

22 November 2021

“Dealing in art is not just a hobby but also a disease which is very hard to throw off,” says dealer Malcolm Innes.

Qianlong period teapot

White gloves for Parry as teapot brings £1.7m

08 November 2021

The highlight of Bonhams’ Chinese art series conducted in London last week was the sale of the Parry collection of Chinese art.

 Art Business Conference

AMPs now exceed 800 but registration is not compliance

08 November 2021

The number of art market participants (AMPs) registered with the UK tax authorities under the Fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive has now exceeded 800, delegates were told at the Art Business Conference last week.

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The web shop window: Pre-Raphaelite painter's self-portrait

08 November 2021

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Express delivery: Bowie stars in Tunbridge Wells

08 November 2021

David Bowie is the star of a retrospective selling show of 1970s photography which will run at the Design Gallery in the Pantiles Arcade, Tunbridge Wells, from November 13 to December 31.

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