Robert Young

Based in Battersea, Robert Young is a specialist in folk art and vernacular furniture. The gallery opened in 1978 and is run by Robert and his wife Josyane. Robert is a member of the board of BADA and frequently works on vetting committees at fairs.


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The web shop window: a cockerel weathervane at Robert Young Antiques

04 November 2019

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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Painting of a cow at Robert Young's annual exhibition shows rare example of restoration

06 May 2019

In his annual exhibition, Battersea folk art dealer Robert Young offers a primitive livestock painting of a brown and white cow which was once as obscure in appearance as in its history.

Jacob Kodner
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Robert Young holds exhibition as primitive influence on modern boosts folk art

30 April 2018

Recent exhibitions at London institutions such as the Modigliani show at Tate Modern may well have contributed to rising interest in folk art.

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Folk sits comfortably with contemporary

03 July 2017

Robert Young, the folk art dealer in Battersea, London, has launched an initiative which showcases the work of emerging contemporary artists and designers in his shop.

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Fifty-stone ‘calf’ hoofs it along to Robert Young’s gallery

08 May 2017

The time has come for the second of Robert Young Antiques’ three annual events. The Exhibition of Antiques Folk Art is the only one to take place in the dealer’s Battersea gallery and this year runs from May 11-20.

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