Latest News Articles by Gabriel Berner

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Raise your glass to John Nash

27 June 2022

Recent biography, major show and strong auction prices suggest younger Nash is on the rise.

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Doggett record broken twice

27 June 2022

Demand continues to grow for works by Modern British artist Ruth Doggett (1881-1974) after her auction record was broken twice in the same auction.

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Agnews offers rediscovered Dürer drawing bought for $30 four years ago

22 November 2021

This unpublished drawing by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) is being offered by art dealership Agnews as part of London Art Week (LAW).

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Talent-spotter Feigen in focus

22 November 2021

Group of works from the late US dealer’s collection demonstrates his wide range of interests.

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Danish Symbolist inspired by Rossetti and Burne-Jones

22 November 2021

Few painters on the Danish art scene in the late 19th century felt a close affinity with contemporary English art. Symbolist painter Agnes Slott-Møller (1862-1937) was among the exceptions.

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Huge nativity scenes inspired by Old Masters dominate Colnaghi's gallery room for London Art Week

22 November 2021

As Christmas beckons it seems only appropriate that Old Masters are among the leading works at the latest winter edition of London Art Week (LAW).

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5 Questions: Art dealer Will Elliott

22 November 2021

Will Elliott set up Elliott Fine Art in 2020 following roles in Sotheby’s Old Master department and at Colnaghi London where he was director.

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For he’s a holly good festive show fellow

22 November 2021

A dab hand at Christmas shows, Andrew Singleton of Suffolk House Antiques in Yoxford has held one annually for over 25 years.

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5 Questions: Furniture dealer Holly Johnson

15 November 2021

Holly Johnson Antiques opened a showroom in Knutsford, Cheshire in summer 2020 and Johnson has been trading independently for 28 years via fairs and online. The dealership is run by Johnson and her husband Ben Aardewerk with a small team.

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The web shop window: Pre-Raphaelite painter's self-portrait

08 November 2021

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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“It was a spur of the moment thing”: Specialist poster fair provides boost for sector

08 November 2021

Poster market thought to be the first such specialist UK event will return for a second instalment

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Contemporary gallery rebooked as Firsts fair enters new chapter

08 November 2021

For just a few short days in October, the white-walled contemporary space of the Saatchi Gallery was transformed into a veritable feast of rare and sought-after first-edition books, prints and posters.

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5 Questions: Cheshire art dealer Martin Heaps

08 November 2021

Martin Heaps is the founder and owner of Collect Art in Lymm near Warrington.

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Gibson offers Asian auction

08 November 2021

Fashioned into a recumbent billy goat or deer, this diminutive Qing dynasty rhinoceros horn carving goes under the hammer in the inaugural live auction of Asian art from St James’s dealer Alastair Gibson of Gibson Antiques.

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Peake performance: the master carver recognised

08 November 2021

Great-granddaughter reunited with great-grandfather's work at The Chelsea Antiques Fair

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Auction house earns praise as fair venue

01 November 2021

The Northern Antiques Fair looks set to move permanently from Harrogate following a successful first outing at Tennants auction house complex.

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Auction house Tennants hailed as great northern fair venue

01 November 2021

The Northern Antiques Fair looks set to move permanently from Harrogate following a successful first outing at the new venue of the Tennants auction house complex in Leyburn.

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The web shop window: English delft dish from 1701

01 November 2021

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Dee day for Scone Palace comeback

01 November 2021

After two cancelled fairs due to the pandemic, the biannual Scone Palace Antiques & Fine Art Fair in Scotland is back with a new edition scheduled for November.

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Wartime work showing soldiers in Normandy joins Olympia fair highlights

27 October 2021

A “vanishingly rare” oil by Barnett Freedman (1901-58) showing a newly liberated Normandy town shortly after D-Day is among the star exhibits at the Winter Art & Antiques Fair at Olympia in London.