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.


Furniture (and a very big flag) feature strongly in Harrogate

03 June 2024

Furniture features as a strong showing at the second Pavilions of Harrogate Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair of the year.

Ben Griffiths

Ben Griffiths joins the Roseberys top team

06 May 2024

South London auction house Roseberys has appointed a new member to its leadership team following the departure of joint managing director Vicki Wonfor after 15 years with the firm.


Parking problems addressed at Giant Shepton Flea

29 April 2024

The nursery rhyme 'Rain, rain go away' could be the response after the UK experienced in the past 18 months the fourth-wettest period since records began.


Specialist supports brain tumour research charity

18 December 2023

Lyon & Turnbull specialist and BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Theo Burrell has become a formal patron of the Brain Tumour Research (BTR) charity.


President of FAB Paris interview: ‘We have the disciplines, next we have to deepen some of them’

11 December 2023

Louis de Bayser of the Paris drawings dealership Galerie de Bayser is the president of FAB Paris, the fair organised by Agence d’Événements Culturels (AEC), which also runs the Salon du Dessin.

Jussi Pylkkänen

Christie’s auction star Jussi Pylkkänen to leave after 38 years

25 October 2023

Jussi Pylkkänen, Christie’s global president, plans to step down at the end of the year to work as an independent art advisor.

Movers and Shakers

New hires and salerooms – a round up of Movers and Shakers around the UK

24 October 2023

The latest jobs news across the world of art and antiques.


Can you give collector a leg-up with his buying?

23 October 2023

All that David Bennett asks is that you don’t call him a ‘leg’ man.


Geoffrey Munn: how a cabinet satisfies my curiosity

25 September 2023

Jewellery specialist Geoffrey Munn worked at London antiques dealer Wartski between 1972 and 2018, serving as managing director from 1990.


Busy schedule and media interest boost Shepton Mallet fleamarket

18 September 2023

One of the most popular fleas in the country has been very busy this year, both with the numbers of stallholders and visitors, says the organiser.


Collector interview: fragments of our medieval past

11 September 2023

Robert Weaver, a teacher and keeper of the Fellows’ Library at Dulwich College in south London, has collected medieval manuscript fragments for close to 50 years


The young guard of the book trade

11 September 2023

While the rare book trade is steadily becoming more diverse, challenges still exist, as four newer members of the Forum Auctions team in London tell ATG


‘I outgrew my china cabinet years ago – a vast army is slowly advancing towards me across the carpet’

28 August 2023

We chat to a collector whose political and royal commemorative ceramics mean he can 'survey three centuries of British history in a single glance'

Robert Kime's at home

Personal collection of dealer and decorator Robert Kime comes to Dreweatts auction

02 August 2023

Robert Kime, the collector, dealer and interior decorator who died last year, spent a lifetime building his own collection alongside his business.

ATG letter: Charlie Ross is not connected with Hanson Ross saleroom

24 July 2023

Antiques Trade Gazette reported (No 2600) on the recent opening of my new saleroom at Royston in the name of Hanson Ross.


Book specialist Vickers stands down at Lyon & Turnbull for consultancy role

10 July 2023

Book specialist Simon Vickers is retiring from his full-time role at Lyon & Turnbull to become a consultant.


Auctioneer Burns takes golf top spot in golf challenge

10 July 2023

Perth auctioneer Nick Burns of Lindsay Burns & Company was the winner of this year’s Scottish Auctioneers & Art Dealers golf tournament.

Parker Fine Art Auctions party

Party marks Buffy Parker's 50 years in the trade

03 July 2023

Buffy Parker is celebrating 50 years in the art market.


Hansons in Herts: its sixth saleroom opens

03 July 2023

Auction house Hansons has opened its sixth saleroom, this time in Hertfordshire.