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The art and antiques market continues to grow its presence in the online sphere thanks to the development of online catalogues and auctions, dealer portal sites as well as giant trading sites such as eBay.


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Growth in online sales of art and antiques set to continue, predicts latest art market report

07 July 2020

Online sales of art, antiques and collectables reached $4.82bn in 2019, a rise of 4% from the previous year and digital demand is set to increase further in the years ahead.

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The web shop window: 18th century oil painting of Parliament

06 July 2020

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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Online marketplace seeks The Bruno Effect

29 June 2020

The former boss of Online Galleries and 1stdibs International plans a ‘private members club’ marketplace for antiques dealers.

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Inaugural online fair for US trade association NAADAA launches in July

29 June 2020

A c.1715 walnut fauteuil covered with 18th century needlepoint is offered by Tennessee dealer Mary Helen McCoy at the inaugural online fair from the National Antique & Art Dealers Association of America (NAADAA).

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Connect Art Fair launches exhibition portal and announces charitable donation

24 June 2020

Although the inaugural summer edition of Connect Art Fair has been postponed, the organisation has been busy supporting dealers and the wider industry.

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Old Master dealers consign works directly to Sotheby’s for dedicated online auctions

12 June 2020

Sotheby’s is staging two online auctions of works consigned directly from 39 different Old Master dealers.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 14 objects available from dealers' websites

08 June 2020

Our selection of 14 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

‘The Bay of Naples’ by Ivan Aivazovsky

Aivazovsky posts highest price for a painting sold online during the lockdown

04 June 2020

The latest sale of Russian art at Sotheby’s posted the highest individual price for a painting sold at an auction so far during the worldwide lockdown. However the online sale’s overall total was 46% down on the equivalent live auction held last year.

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Dealers Online: 23 books, maps and works on paper available from dealers' websites

01 June 2020

Our selection of books, maps and works on paper available to view and buy from dealers online.

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Roman bronze arm leads Daniel Katz sale at Sotheby’s

01 June 2020

A Roman bronze from the 1st century AD drew fervent competition and led Sotheby’s sale of works from the collection of London dealer Daniel Katz.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 39 books, maps and works on paper available from dealers' websites

26 May 2020

The annual 'Rare Books London' schedule of events is cancelled this year due to COVID-19, but plenty of book dealers are still doing business.

PBFA online fair to go monthly

25 May 2020

The Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) is planning an unlimited succession of virtual fairs starting on the 29th of each month as it adapts to a world without traditional fairs.

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Alastair Gibson offers antique fans in timed online sale

25 May 2020

Gibson Antiques, owned by director of FACT Alastair Gibson, is selling a collection of antique fans at auction.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 22 objects available from dealers' websites

18 May 2020

Our selection of 22 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

Online browsing: a list of dealer portals

18 May 2020

Buying direct from a dealer’s site is fine when you know what you want and who to buy it from. But readers who have enjoyed browsing our recent selections of dealers’ objects have asked us for a list of dealer portals.

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Christie’s to stage ‘Classic Week’ as series of online auctions

14 May 2020

Christie’s has announced that its ‘Classic Week’ of sales in New York will now take place as a series of online auctions.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 20 objects available from dealers' websites

11 May 2020

Our selection of 20 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

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Soviet Dollar features among item new AntikBar website

04 May 2020

This set of 10 detective novels is by ‘Jim Dollar’, the pseudonym of Soviet author Marietta Shaginian (1888-1982), whose writing is described as ‘satirical fantasy fiction’.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 20 objects available from dealers' websites

04 May 2020

Our selection of 20 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

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Print fair joins the online revolution to display works during lockdown

04 May 2020

The 'London Original Print Fair' (LOPF) is one of the many dealer events moving online as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

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