Dealers

Dealers come in all shapes and forms, from small sole-traders to powerhouse galleries. Both play an integral role in the art and antiques market.

They often specialise in a given fields such as jewellery, ceramics, paintings, Asian art or coins but there are also plenty of general dealers operate across different categories.

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Prints present affordable art options

26 September 2022

Multiple editions can make Contemporary art more accessible to the masses.

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Female students linked by tutor Lhote

26 September 2022

Flora Wood (1908-98) was a Scottish painter, draughtman and sculptor who studied in Edinburgh.

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Freud viewed from inside out

26 September 2022

Interior Life, Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert’s exhibition celebrating Lucian Freud’s centenary, offers a glimpse at the artist’s collecting habits.

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Bake merry

26 September 2022

A new gallery has opened in Chipping Campden.

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Obituary – Ida Chapman, 1941-2022

24 September 2022

My wife Ida Marie Anna was born in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, Paris, in 1941, eldest daughter to a Greco-Italian mother, Ivy Contarini, and a French father, Guy George Antoine Lapierre.

Asian Art in London

Asian Art in London celebrates 25 years this autumn

21 September 2022

Asian Art in London (AAL) has announced the dates for its festival this year as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Whiteleaf Hill by John Nash

Chiltern Nash at British Art Fair

19 September 2022

The British Art Fair returns this month with a raft of Modern British artists including John Nash.

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A little contemporary thinking

19 September 2022

Sections catering to primary market Contemporary art are launching at the British Art Fair and the Decorative Fair.

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A local viewpoint for the Northern Antiques Fair

19 September 2022

A 1731 panorama of York listing 45 places of interest is a highlight at the Northern Antiques Fair.

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5 Questions: Modern and Contemporary art dealer Neil Honor

19 September 2022

Neil Honor of Catesbys specialises in Modern British and contemporary paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics, mixed with Danish furniture and artisan home goods.

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All set for a sunny future

19 September 2022

Hemswell Antique Centres is now completely full with 400 dealers trading out of the four centres on the Hemswell Cliff site in Lincolnshire.

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Enjoy a day on the tiles

19 September 2022

The annual Nottingham Tile Fair is a small specialist event with 10 dealers at the upcoming fair in St Jude’s Hall, Mapperley, Nottingham.

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Obituary – Jack Lipitch 1929-2022

19 September 2022

The antique dealer, my cousin, Jack Lipitch passed away on August 26, 2022, aged 92.

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Brocante’s growing success

19 September 2022

There are few antiques centres and even fewer fairs held in garden centres and nurseries but along has come news of The Potting Shed Brocante which ran at the King John’s Nursery in the Kent village of Etchingham earlier this month.

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Coins: BNTA's London showpiece event Coinex returns

12 September 2022

Coinex, the most important event on the British calender for many serious coin collectors, opens at the Biltmore Hotel in Mayfair on September 23-24.

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Drawing exhibition puts little-known Yorkshire artist in the spotlight

12 September 2022

St James’s dealer conducts exhibition of topographical works by unknown Ripon artist

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Style of Silver gets new Hungerford shopfront

12 September 2022

Styles Silver of Hungerford has moved a few doors down the road. The LAPADA member started trading at 12 Bridge Street in Hungerford in 1979 and has now moved down the street to number 3.

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The web shop window: A children's Art Deco see-saw

12 September 2022

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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Commons sense: tracking down a parliamentary artist

12 September 2022

Seven years of research, multiple meetings with members of the Lords and the Commons and tracking down an artist’s grandchild in Scotland were all part of dealer Daniel Hadden’s process to establish the painter of an unusual picture he had bought at an antiques fair.

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Deco delay but Dorking antiques fair thrives

12 September 2022

Chelsea event plans on hold for now but organiser is upbeat about Surrey fair and brocante.

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