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Five predictions for the art and antiques market in 2019

31 December 2018

What will happen to the art and antiques market in 2019 and what are the key factors at play affecting collectors, dealers and auctioneers? ATG looks ahead and makes five predictions for the next 12 months.

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Are Polar exploration memorabilia auctions like buses? You could be waiting for ages for one and then three come along at once.

30 December 2018

From a penguin egg to a menu of penguin patties, January sees significant items relating to Polar exploration offered at sales at Golding Young & Mawer, Stroud Auctions and Tennants Auctioneers.

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Bill Brandt's groundbreaking photography including newly discovered prints celebrated in London show

29 December 2018

British photographer Bill Brandt (1904-83) is remembered for his photojournalism and later pictures of distorted nudes, portraits of famous artists and landscapes.

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Top stories of 2018 – including news on TV shows, an Elgar score and a collection belonging to an icon of British industrial heritage

28 December 2018

The most popular stories on this website over the last year included news relating to TV shows such as the Antiques Roadshow, Make Me a Dealer and even ‘Allo ‘Allo. Also highly popular in 2018, the story of the contents sale of the Fred Dibnah heritage centre was another that drew plenty of clicks.

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Six highlights from the Modern British art market in 2018

27 December 2018

ATG selects six stand-out lots of Modern British art that sold in London and across the UK in 2018.

Happy Christmas

Merry Christmas to all our readers

25 December 2018

ATG wishes all our readers a very happy Christmas.


Banksy shredding stunt continues to inspire the art world around the globe

24 December 2018

Street artist Banksy stunned the art world when his picture 'Girl with Balloon' automatically shredded itself in its frame moments after it sold for £1.04m at Sotheby's.