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.


Chagall’s love of colour and life shines through at London dealer's show

11 December 2023

It is the final months of the major exhibition of Marc Chagall (1887- 1985) works at Alon Zakaim, where visitors can expect to see lovers floating through the sky with the occasional goat in the tradition of many of the artist’s most recognisable works.


Original Lalique jewellery designs go on show

11 December 2023

A design for a swan-shaped pendant suspended by a gracefully curved neck and bearing a scene of two more swans is among the highlights at an exhibition on the drawings and sketches of René Lalique (1860-1945).


Scottish scene stars in selection of Modern British pictures in Petworth

04 December 2023

'Landscape and Figures' by Archibald McGlashan (1888-1980) is among the highlights at Ottocento’s Modern British art exhibition.


Gallery brings out the colourful side of the Middle Ages

04 December 2023

From 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' to 'The Last Duel', films nearly always depict the Middle Ages as dark, dingy and beset by bad weather.


Indulge your wanderlust with two travel poster exhibitions

04 December 2023

London poster specialist stages two shows – one held in an embassy


Specialist promotes folk art of the future

27 November 2023

Antiques-dealer-turned-artist Tom Hickman is the focus of this winter’s exhibition at Robert Young.


Sculpture dealer goes back to Victorian values

27 November 2023

Sculpture dealer Willoughby Gerrish is using London Art Week (LAW) as a chance to launch another branch of his business.


Book features the best of Barton

27 November 2023

Dealer Miles Barton is looking back over 20 years of selling portraits with a book featuring some of his best discoveries and an exhibition of more examples.


Clocks show in East Sussex: Would you Adam and Eve it…

27 November 2023

An automaton brass dial longcase clock by Richard Comber of Lewes (1742-1824) is one of the highlights at an exhibition in the clockmaker’s hometown devoted to Adam and Eve.


Ancient and modern works united at Forge and Lynch

27 November 2023

Archaic and Contemporary works are often considered suitable bedfellows in the world of modern collecting, and buyers may find both at Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch’s next exhibition.


Greek textiles wow on Pall Mall

20 November 2023

A near pair of Rhodian bed curtains were among the highlight sales at Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch’s recent exhibition 'Four Rivers from Eden: Works of Art and Paintings from the Islamic & Indian World'.


Miniatures shine in Emma Rutherford's show

20 November 2023

Emma Rutherford, the portrait miniature specialist formerly of Philip Mould who went solo earlier this year, is holding her second pop-up exhibition this week.

View of the piazza del Quirinale in Rome

Packed schedule unveiled for winter London Art Week

13 November 2023

London Art Week (LAW) has revealed details of its winter events schedule including its 2023 symposium.


Aldeburgh's Thompsons Gallery hosts latest Christmas exhibition

13 November 2023

Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh, opens its Christmas exhibition, one of the leading events of its yearly calendar, on December 2.


Art and antiques dealers gear up for a busy festive period

13 November 2023

ATG takes a look at some of the many dealer exhibitions being staged in the run-up to Christmas

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Penzance gallery celebrates contribution of local collectors to exhibitions ahead of auction

06 November 2023

A Cornish exhibition gives the final chance to view a group of more than 150 paintings and ceramics by influential artists and potters working in the county before they are dispersed at auction.


Awards and smiles at Asian Art in London reception

30 October 2023

Dealers and auctioneers participating in Asian Art in London were joined by visitors from around the world at a special reception held at Sotheby's on New Bond Street last week.


Kangxi sweetmeat set comes from private collection

23 October 2023

Marchant’s exhibition Kangxi Biscuit and Pottery: A Private French Collection includes this early Kangxi famille verte biscuit porcelain circular sweetmeat set, c.1670.


Flight of the phoenix

23 October 2023

Jacqueline Simcox stages her exhibition of Chinese textiles in South Kensington’s Cromwell Place.


Product of the ancient Tokoname kiln

23 October 2023

The ancient Tokoname kiln was the largest and most prolific of the so-called six ancient kilns of Japan.