Latest News Articles by Gabriel Berner

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Keith Vaughan from a key period

03 October 2022

A conscientious objector conscripted into the Non-Combatant Corps in 1941, the artist Keith Vaughan (1912-77) was stationed at Ashton Gifford in Wiltshire then Malton in Yorkshire.

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Bomberg on his travels

03 October 2022

Over a dozen paintings by David Bomberg (1890-1957) are being offered on the market for the first time at Dreweatts.

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Gaudier-Brzeska owned by a Courtauld emerges at Bellmans

03 October 2022

Inspired by his trips to Richmond Park in south-west London, French-born sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915) fashioned a number of deer sculptures.

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Top-sellers in Welsh auction are both by painters who died young

03 October 2022

Modern British art assembled over a lifetime by a Monmouthshire-based collector generated some decent competition in a timed online auction at Rogers Jones & Co (24% buyer’s premium).

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Portrait by an islander who ended up becoming isolated

03 October 2022

This portrait by Brenda Chamberlain (1912-71) will be offered in the sale of Welsh Art at Rogers Jones in Cardiff on November 19.

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Master of tempera Southall tempts with watercolours too

03 October 2022

A leading member of the Birmingham Group and closely associated with the Arts & Crafts movement, Joseph Southall (1861-1944) is probably best known for tempera painting – the painstaking medieval technique he helped revive.

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Rowland Hilder landscape attracts bidders at Mallams

03 October 2022

This typically wintry scene by the prolific artist Rowland Hilder (1905-93) was the star lot of Mallams’ (25% buyer’s premium) Modern Living sale.

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Fedden gets away second time around

03 October 2022

Returning to auction for the second time in a year, this still-life by Mary Fedden (1915- 2012) fetched £15,500 at Reeman Dansie (20% buyer’s premium).

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O’Casey crow sculpture attracts a flurry of bids

03 October 2022

Simple, nature-inspired motifs and geometric shapes run through the work of St Ives artist Breon O’Casey (1928-2011).

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Burlingham in tune with the house mix

29 August 2022

Nestled in 400 acres of land in Hampshire is Heckfield Place, a Georgian manor house masterfully restored and renovated into a luxury hotel.

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Dreweatts to hold sale of items from Windsor House Antiques

29 August 2022

Auction house Dreweatts will conduct a sale at Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire – home to dealership Windsor House Antiques – on September 7.

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Dealer's Auerbach exhibition underlines artist's strong link with his sitters

29 August 2022

'Frank Auerbach: The Sitters' at Piano Nobile includes over 40 paintings and drawings with around a third of the works for sale.

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Grosvenor Prints' new catalogue offers more than 220 items

29 August 2022

Over 220 items (and counting) are in the forthcoming Catalogue 119 – the latest offering from Covent Garden dealership Grosvenor Prints.

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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.