People

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.

Milo and Simon Dickinson.

A new MD at Dickinson gallery and hires across auction houses

01 February 2023

The latest appointments and hires across the art and antiques sector.

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'Forget the guide' says Hanson as bronze figure brings bidding frenzy

30 January 2023

Strong provenance helps seated guardian figure estimated at £100-150 to stand out at Derbyshire auction

New hires and promotions

Hindman’s CEO hire and a new owner for Bainbridges: promotions and moves across the world of art and antiques

10 January 2023

The latest Movers & Shakers including a new CEO at Hindman and Adam Partridge acquiring Bainbridges in Ruislip.

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Nilson 'delighted' to be back at Mayfair in 2023

02 January 2023

A large red earthenware jar from Siwa era (14th-11th century BC), bronze age China, is offered at Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair for £3800 by W Shanshan, one of a clutch of new exhibitors appearing at the London event.

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Going, going… definitely gone in the saleroom

12 December 2022

Death at the auction is not normally seen as good news for obvious reasons.

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5 Questions: Anthony Bernbaum of The Peartree Collection

12 December 2022

Anthony Bernbaum runs The Peartree Collection specialising in Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau silver.

New hires

A new dealership and auction house hires – a round-up of recruitment news

01 December 2022

The latest Movers & Shakers update from across the world of art and antiques.

Gas lamp

Plea for art and antiques trade to help save London’s historic gas lamps

30 November 2022

The London Gasketeers, a group trying to preserve London’s historic gas lamps, has called on the art and antiques trade to help list at-risk examples.

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Fall on a high after jewellery accolades

28 November 2022

Tennants’ jewellery specialist, Jessica Fall, has not only passed her Gemmological Association professional qualifications with flying colours but has also won the Bruton Medal for best candidate of the year, and the Deeks Diamond Prize for the best results in the theory examination.

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Collector interview: ‘A hobby that you can wear’

14 November 2022

Auction consultant tells us about his own collection.

Bryony Cohen

An inspirational guide by Bryony Cohen

07 November 2022

“I couldn’t have started collecting without the help and guidance of Robert Bayne-Powell (1910-94).

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The auctioneer’s tale: moving from cattle to chattel

24 October 2022

At ATG we always enjoy hearing about younger members of the trade making progress in their careers.

John Reckless

Collector Interview: Book written for the grater good

03 October 2022

A wider interest in kitchen-related antiques sparked a specialist collection

Emma Ward

A new art dealer, auction house and a book – updates from across the world of art and antiques

27 September 2022

New faces at Lyon & Turnbull, Hansons plus a newly launched art dealership and a new auction house are among the latest Movers & Shakers news.

Emma Ward

Art specialist Emma Ward to create new dealership with Fabrizio Moretti

26 September 2022

Dickinson Gallery’s managing director Emma Ward and James Roundell have left to set up a firm with Old Master specialist Fabrizio Moretti.

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Collector Interview: I am just nuts about nutcrackers

26 September 2022

Nutcracker collector and author aims to open a museum in his home country.

Queen Elizabeth II

HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)

19 September 2022

HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) embodied steadiness, staying power and self-sacrifice, and we are grateful for her dedication and devotion to a lifetime of service.

William MacDougall

Co-founder of Russian art auction house William MacDougall dies

17 September 2022

William MacDougall, the co-founder of London Russian art specialist auction house MacDougall's, has died.

Fiona Baker

Movers and shakers including the shortest retirement in the art and antiques sector

04 August 2022

Among the latest appointments is a new face at Bonhams Knightsbridge

Matthew Haley

Promotions and appointments – the latest Movers & Shakers across the world of art and antiques

20 July 2022

A new boss for Bonhams’ Knightsbridge saleroom is among the latest updates.

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