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Dealer news in brief including an upcoming show of Botanical art

23 May 2022

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

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Artist Luard back in the saddle

16 May 2022

Exhibition devoted to skilled ‘old-fashioned’ painter reveals a particular interest in horses

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Duo helped to revive golden age Japanese ceramics

09 May 2022

The Bizen ware of Kaneshige Tōyō (1896-1967) and the Hagi ware of Miwa Kyūwa (1895-1981) star at 'Branching Out', an exhibition at Joan B Mirviss of New York.

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Whistler fashion statement at Philip Mould exhibition

09 May 2022

Philip Mould’s exhibition 'A Brush with Fashion: 500 Years of Male Portraiture' includes this 1869 portrait of James Whistler, the American Gilded Age painter, by Walter Greaves (1846- 1930).

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The Fry Art Gallery reopens after refurb with Great Bardfield exhibition sponsored by Sworders

03 May 2022

The Fry Art Gallery in Essex has undergone a major refurbishment and one of the first shows is being supported by local auction house Sworders.

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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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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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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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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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Your starter for $10,000…

18 April 2022

New York dealer’s show includes an attribution challenge with a cash prize on offer

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Peppiatt brings together Downman and Romney

18 April 2022

In his next exhibition London dealer Guy Peppiatt focuses on the drawings of John Downman (1750-1824) and George Romney (1734-1802), two contemporaneous British artists who at first glance seem very different.

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A pioneer of photojournalism

18 April 2022

British photographer Bert Hardy (1913-95) is best remembered for his contributions to Picture Post, the UK’s pioneering photojournalistic magazine of the mid-20th century.

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Artist Sarah Biffin in double spotlight

04 April 2022

Self-portrait sold to National Portrait Gallery by dealer who also plans an exhibition

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Colnaghi’s Renaissance showcase includes bust by Donatello

04 April 2022

Old Masters dealership Colnaghi is collaborating with Direzione regionale Musei Veneto and Venetian Heritage on an exhibition of Renaissance sculptures to coincide with the 59th Venice Biennale.

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Modern style comes into play at Connaught Brown

04 April 2022

'Les Footballeurs', a 1916 oil on canvas by Andre Lhote (1885-1962), is among the works on offer at Mayfair dealership Connaught Brown’s exhibition 'Towards Modernity'.

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Cotswolds Curated makes debut

28 March 2022

Exhibitions event features nine dealers from Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire

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Single owner collection of Weatherill watercolours stars in Harrogate

14 March 2022

When dealer Ian Walker was a child, his father gave him £5, which he promptly spent on a small, signed watercolour by Yorkshire artist George Weatherill (1810-90) he found in a Whitby antiques shop.

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Rediscovered Galizia still-life bears fruit for Colnaghi

14 March 2022

A rediscovered still-life by mannerist artist Fede Galizia (1578-1630) is among the highlights at Colnaghi’s exhibition 'Forbidden Fruit: Female Still Life'.