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News in Brief – including Christie's merging its flagship art departments

06 July 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Christie's merging its Impressionist and Modern Art and Contemporary Art teams.

News In Brief - including the arrest of five antiquities specialists in Paris

29 June 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the arrest of antiquities dealers and experts in Paris relating to looted Middle Eastern artefacts.

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News In Brief - including the sale of a letter from Van Gogh and Gauguin

22 June 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the sale of a letter by Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin in Paris.

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News In Brief – including a high price for Ivan Aivazovsky at Sotheby's Russian art sale

08 June 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the highest individual price for a painting sold at an auction so far during the international lockdown at Sotheby's.

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News In Brief – including a Star Wars action figure making 50-times estimate in Newbury

01 June 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a Star Wars action figure droid from 'The Empire Strikes Back' making over 50-times estimate.

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News In Brief – including the National Gallery acquiring three Old Master portraits

25 May 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the National Gallery in London taking ownership of pictures by Jean-Etienne Liotard, Thomas Gainsborough and Sir Thomas Lawrence.

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News In Brief – including Sotheby’s launching a new hybrid sale format

18 May 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Sotheby's launching “a silent auction combining the discretion of a private sale with the dynamism of an auction” in Hong Kong.

News In Brief – including the 'Firsts' book fair running as an online event

11 May 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including 'Firsts, London’s Rare Book Fair 2020' being cancelled and replaced with a digital version.

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News In Brief – including a photographica collection being stolen in north London

04 May 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the theft of a collection of cameras, photographs and accessories put together by a private collector for over 45 years.

News In Brief – including Bonhams Australia launching online sales

27 April 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Bonhams Australia planning its first live online-only auction on May 13 which focuses on Asian art.

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News In Brief – including a gift of 100 pieces of studio pottery to Wakefield gallery

20 April 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including two collectors of British studio pottery bequeathing 100 pieces from their personal collection to The Hepworth Wakefield gallery in Yorkshire.

News In Brief – including an auction house pledging 5% of its premium for NHS

13 April 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Dix Noonan Webb pledging 5% of its premium for the NHS.

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News In Brief – including the announcement of dealers who will be taking space in London's new arts hub

06 April 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Cromwell Place, the new arts hub in South Kensington, London, announcing its membership list.

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News In Brief – including a George Romney portrait bought by a National Trust property

30 March 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a portrait by 18th century painter George Romney being acquired by Sizergh Castle and Garden in Cumbria.

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News In Brief – including a rise in the number of Treasure declarations

23 March 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including new figures from the British Museum about the number of items deemed to be Treasure found by the UK public.

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News In Brief – including a prototype of the Nintendo PlayStation selling at auction

16 March 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a prototype of the Nintendo PlayStation selling for $300,000 at Heritage in Texas.

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News In Brief – including Bonhams' new managing director

09 March 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Bonhams appointing Patrick Masson as its new managing director.

News In Brief – including the death of French auctioneer François Tajan

02 March 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the death of François Tajan, the deputy chairman of the Paris-based auction house Artcurial, who died aged 57 after suffering from food poisoning.

News In Brief – including the coronavirus causing the rescheduling of the Hong Kong Coin Show

24 February 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of the Hong Kong Coin Show being postponed due to the coronavirus alert.

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Tee time for the fine art trade

24 February 2020

The Fine Art Golfing Society has published its list of matches for 2020, with the first event scheduled for Thursday, April 2, at Worplesdon Golf Club in Surrey where members will play for the Baldwin salver (pictured ) as they have since 1937.

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