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Latest instalment of London Art Week online events kicks off with focus on the Bloomsbury Group and Charleston

16 October 2021

London Art Week's third instalment of Art History in Focus returns with online talks, themed editorials and live exhibition tours.

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West Country wonders return to Albert Amor

04 October 2021

One of the largest selling exhibitions in recent years of 18th century Plymouth and Bristol porcelain is under way at London gallery Albert Amor in Bury Street.

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Marlborough London stages Gillian Ayres exhibition

27 September 2021

Dynamic and gestural, this vast 5ft 6in x 11ft 3in (1.67 x 3.45m) oil on canvas, below, was painted by Gillian Ayres (1930-2018) during the 1980s.

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Female sculptors make a mark

27 September 2021

Waddington Custot is one of the latest galleries to celebrate the work of pioneering 20th century women.

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Textiles made with spider silk weave their magic at Oliver Hoare gallery's latest show

27 September 2021

Unexpected, unusual and often overseen objects are the stock in trade of art gallery Oliver Hoare.

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Leon Kossoff’s London calling

27 September 2021

King’s Cross on an ordinary, busy afternoon in March is the subject of this 1998 work by the late Leon Kossoff (1926-2019).

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Hodge and his horses

27 September 2021

Available to buy for £2800, this 12 x 18in (30 x 45cm) oil of a grey Andalusian horse in a landscape by Marcus Hodge (b.1966) forms part of a new show dedicated to the equine artist’s latest works.

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Guy Peppiatt offers view of Bristol burning in 1831

20 September 2021

This dramatic scene depicts the burning of a warehouse in Wapping Wharf during the Bristol Riots of 1831.

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The many faces of Walter Sickert emerge at Piano Nobile exhibition

20 September 2021

Nearly 80 years after Walter Sickert’s (1860-1942) death and ahead of a major retrospective planned at Tate Britain in 2022, London gallery Piano Nobile is bringing together over 40 of the artist’s figure paintings for an autumn show.

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Remembering the glyphic arts

13 September 2021

In addition to its uniqueness and connection to the past, a big attraction to owning a piece of ancient jewellery is that it can still be worn.

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The lure of Japan for Mortimer Menpes

13 September 2021

Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938), who painted this portrait titled 'The Yellow Parasol' visited Japan in the 1880s and 1890s.

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Matchbook making at Sims Reed

13 September 2021

Mass-produced in America for several decades from the 1930s onwards, so-called ‘matchbooks’ were used to advertise alcohol in the post-prohibition era.

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Majolica mania at Paris gallery

13 September 2021

Galerie Vauclair, situated on the rue de Beaune, will be showcasing its current exhibition, 'Majolica Mania', during the Parcours de la Céramique.

Errol Manners

BADA Friends celebrates 30th anniversary with events programme coinciding with BADA Week

25 August 2021

A series of dealer events are scheduled during October to celebrate 30 years of BADA Friends alongside BADA Week.

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Normandy dealer marks double anniversary at Paris Parcours

23 August 2021

Laurent Dodier is a longstanding exhibitor at Parcours des Mondes.

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Heads up for Timoto-Cuica at Parcours des mondes exhibition

23 August 2021

For its Parcours exhibition the Galerie Serge Schoffel from Brussels will be focusing on the Timoto-Cuica, a culture that flourished between 800-1200AD in the area that is now the Trujillo province in Venezuela.

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Portraitist and prominent ancestor given joint show

23 August 2021

London portrait agency Fine Art Commissions is celebrating the work of British war artist and society portraitist Simon Elwes (1902-75) and his great, great nephew Jamie Coreth (b.1989) with a new exhibition.

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5 Questions: Warwickshire dealer Oli Barling

23 August 2021

Oli Barling began as a collector and is now a dealer from his base in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, and trades as Boula. He focuses on 18th to 20th century decorative antiques, rustic furnishings, curios and folk art from the UK and across Europe.

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Marine scenes sail into London dealer's exhibition

23 August 2021

This large 3ft 11in x 6ft 3in (1.2 x 1.91m) marine picture, painted by French Impressionist Karl Daubigny (1846-86), shows fisherfolk in Normandy loading a traditional fishing vessel with kelp and oysters.

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Christie’s calls for an up-and-coming curator to stage Contemporary show

21 August 2021

Christie's is offering an up-and-coming curator the chance to organise a two-week-long London art exhibition in January.