Dealers' Diary


Emporium is added to Asian art empire

12 June 2017

Asian art dealer Gerald Davison has taken a selling space in The Emporium in Berkshire, which he plans to run as well as his current space at Acreman St Antiques & Interiors.


Frost creates warm atmosphere

12 June 2017

Boats, breasts and bright colours are key features in the exuberant works of Terry Frost (1915-2003).


Q&A with Olympia returner James Brett

12 June 2017

Norwich dealer James Brett vowed to continue dealing when he sold 300 pieces of stock at a Sworders sale in 2010. He has been good to his word and this year returns to Olympia for the first time in seven years. ATG spoke to Brett about his business and the wider market.


5 Questions: Matt Dixon of TallBoy Unique Interiors

12 June 2017

Matt Dixon of TallBoy Unique Interiors, specialises in a mix of taxidermy, architectural salvage, religious artefacts and other items. He will stand at the upcoming Salvo 2017 (June 23-25).


Harry Moore-Gwyn offers Sir George Clausen works on paper at Olympia

12 June 2017

Harry Moore-Gwyn Fine Art brings a selection of 20 works on paper by English artist Sir George Clausen (1852-1944) to mark the 45th anniversary of The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia.


Furniture collectors make quality count in Suffolk

05 June 2017

Andrew Singleton’s first of two annual exhibitions this year opens on June 10, and he is prepared for a rush of interest in early furniture.


Mayfair gallery exhibition shows that Rodin sculpture is readily available to start a collection

05 June 2017

On the centenary of Auguste Rodin’s (1840-1917) death the French sculptor is still much in evidence.


Austrian dealer moves into former Mallett premises

05 June 2017

White walls, harsh lighting, edgy urban location: this is the usual checklist for global contemporary art galleries, writes Laura Chesters.


5 Questions: Mark Skipper of Cheltenham Rare Books

05 June 2017

Mark Skipper of Cheltenham Rare Books talks about opening a shop, travelling as a dealer and the importance of fairs.


Castle looms over local Ludlow show

05 June 2017

A view of Ludlow Castle is one of the works included in Miles Wynn Cato’s ongoing exhibition.


Gallery gains Barns-Graham estate artworks

05 June 2017

More than 35 works by the artist Wilhelmina Barns-Graham populate Waterhouse & Dodd’s retrospective from June 7-July 8.


Shop talk: Bow Windows Bookshop

05 June 2017

In our continuing series looking through the keyhole of ‘bricks and mortar’ shops in 2017, ATG talks to Jonathan Menezes, who has owned Bow Windows Bookshop in partnership with Ric Latham since 2010.


Petworth packs in the fair crowds

30 May 2017

Annual West Sussex event held for the third time is busy throughout its three-day run...


Penman full of confidence in its Firle Place base

30 May 2017

Like Petworth, Lewes is a place known for its antiques shops. A nearby fair running from June 2-4 provides a chance for visitors to get an extra dose of shopping.


5 Questions: Rebecca Beach

30 May 2017

Rebecca Beach is gallery director at British Modern art dealership Offer Waterman. The gallery is currently staging an exhibition of the works of Alison Wilding, 'Acanthus, asymmetrically' which runs until June 21.


New angle on Cornish view

30 May 2017

Kurt Jackson’s 'Western rocks off St Agnes, passing fisherman' (2013), is among the pieces on offer at Messum’s exhibition of the artist’s recent works.


Pink and red at Richard Green exhibition

30 May 2017

Samuel John Peploe’s (1871-1935) 'Still life of pink & red roses in a Chinese vase' is among the works in Richard Green’s ongoing exhibition devoted to the celebrated Scottish Colourist.


Russian artist’s horse sense

30 May 2017

An exhibition by Russian artist Damir Krivenko celebrates classical art in contemporary painting.


Maggs makes its new move

30 May 2017

The builders were still applying the finishing touches to book dealership Maggs Bros’ new premises in London’s Bedford Square on the morning before the shop was officially opened with a party on May 23.


Book fairs turning the page

22 May 2017

Coming up in early June are the two stalwart fairs of the London antiquarian book trade: 'The London International Antiquarian Book Fair', hosted by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association (ABA), and 'The London International Premier Fair', hosted by the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA).