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Latest news about key people in the art and antiques market including top names who work at major auction houses; organisers of significant art and antiques fairs; antiques dealers; collectors; museum curators; heads of trade organisations; market and regulatory experts.

Kimberley and Sam at Koopman

New departments, hires and promotions – a round up of Movers and Shakers

14 September 2021

The latest jobs and expansion updates across the world of art and antiques.

Adam Partridge and Ridley Partridge

Going, going… no, just starting

13 September 2021

Seventeen-year-old auctioneer with familiar surname tells us about his first sales

Goldsmiths' Hal

Promotions and events – a round-up of appointments and news

31 August 2021

A round up of the latest appointments and events from across the art and antiques sector.

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Battiscombe looks back on 20 years of SLAD challenges

26 July 2021

After 20 years as director general of The Society of London Art Dealers (SLAD) Christopher Battiscombe is retiring. Former Christie’s director Paul Hewitt will take over the post from September. Here, Battiscombe looks back over his time at SLAD

Meg Thompson

5 Questions: Meg Thompson of Thompson’s Gallery

12 July 2021

Second-generation dealer Meg Thompson joined Thompson’s Gallery in 2011.

Oxfam in Tavistock

Book fan leaves his antiquarian collection to local Oxfam shop

10 July 2021

A book collector who travelled to an Oxfam shop in Tavistock, Devon every Tuesday by bus for the past decade has left his entire book collection to the charity.

Roseberys

New faces and updates across auction houses in the UK and US

07 July 2021

This week’s Movers & Shakers includes a new specialist for Roseberys’ Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples department.

Eric Knowles

Antiques Roadshow specialist Eric Knowles turns dealer at new Kent emporium

05 July 2021

Decorative arts specialist Eric Knowles has become a dealer and teamed up with others in the trade to launch a new emporium in Kent.

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Petworth delivers on high hopes

05 July 2021

There was strong footfall – despite the football – as dealers relished the return of Petworth fair

Corn Exchange in Tunbridge Wells

Eric Knowles and Charles Hanson team up for Kent valuation day

03 July 2021

Specialist Eric Knowles and auctioneer Charles Hanson will be taking part in a valuation day in Tunbridge Wells to raise money for charity.

Howard Kramer

New faces at Colnaghi, Koopman, Bonhams and Adam Partridge – the latest hires across the art and antiques sector

29 June 2021

This week’s Movers & Shakers includes a new specialist for Bonhams’ popular culture department.

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New faces at Colnaghi and Peter Harrington

28 June 2021

Colnaghi has appointed Lily D Snyder as managing director of Modern and Contemporary art in North America, a newly created position at the long-running gallery.

Carey Young and David Maskill

From Somerset to New Zealand: a round up of new auctions, hires and initiatives

23 June 2021

Among this week’s latest Movers & Shakers are new appointments at Webb’s in New Zealand, a new Asia CEO at Bonhams and an update from a Somerset saleroom.

Thibault Duval

New faces in Dublin, London and Munich are among the latest hires

16 June 2021

A round up of the latest appointments plus a new publication from a book dealer.

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TEFAF goes through the keyholes of the art world experts

14 June 2021

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has announced the launch of an online series that explores the homes and private collections of high-profile figures in the art world.

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Clocks & watches: Taylor made collection comes for sale

14 June 2021

The first tranche of one of the finest English clock collections in private hands comes for sale in London and Winchester this summer

Phyllis Kao

New hires and promotions at Hansons, Dawsons and Bonhams

10 June 2021

Among this week’s latest Movers & Shakers are a group of hires at Bonhams in Hong Kong and New York.

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Petworth fair: 'People are absolutely gagging to take part'

07 June 2021

Dealers eager to attend Petworth event say online is fine but they miss contact with the public

Dr Philip Errington

Industry updates: New hires across UK dealers and US auction houses

02 June 2021

Among the latest Movers & Shakers is a new hire at book dealer Peter Harrington.

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Collector interview: Noted down in my address book

31 May 2021

New reference work details an illuminating form of gift that took off in the Victorian era

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