Masterpiece is a top-end London art fair with over 100 galleries exhibiting.

It takes place annually during the summer and has been a key part of the art and antiques season in London ever since it launched in 2010.

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London mayor Sadiq Khan: ‘London’s art and antiques summer season is proof the city is open for business’

31 May 2017

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has endorsed the publication of the Antiques Trade Gazette’s annual celebration of London’s summer season of fairs, exhibitions, auctions and events.


Stanley Gibbons sells stake in art fair Masterpiece London

30 May 2017

Stamp and coins dealership Stanley Gibbons Group has sold its stake in Masterpiece London for £1.4m.


Masterpiece: facts and objects

30 May 2017

Six years on, the most glamorous of the London summer fairs is going from strength to strength


New and familiar faces for Masterpiece

01 April 2017

Masterpiece London has revealed the list of 149 dealers to stand at its eighth annual fair taking place this summer, a similar number to 2016.

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Masterpiece exhibitor list reflects high turnover as 28 depart and 26 join

23 March 2017

The list of dealers exhibiting at Masterpiece London this year shows a comparatively high turnover with 28 dealers who exhibited last year not appearing in this week’s announcement.

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Nazy Vassegh leaves Masterpiece

15 December 2016

‘Masterpiece London’ announced today that Nazy Vassegh is to step down as chief executive of the fair at the end of this month.

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Triple threat: Three major fairs hold steady in the wake of Brexit concern

08 July 2016

It is two weeks since the first of the three major London summer fairs opened. With all three now concluded, ATG looks back on a summer season acknowledged as surprisingly successful.

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Ten top stands at Masterpiece London 2016

01 July 2016

Masterpiece London opened this week at the Royal Hospital Chelsea amid continuing speculation over the effects of Brexit on the art market.

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10 highlights from Masterpiece London – a fair with high expectations

29 June 2016

The seventh edition of Masterpiece London opens its preview today with 154 dealers bringing a wide selection of desirable and big-ticket items. Here is ATG’s pick of 10 works on offer around the stands.

Antiques Trade Gazette’s London Summer Capital of Art 2016

Culture minister endorses ATG’s 2016 London Summer Capital of Art supplement

06 June 2016

Antiques Trade Gazette’s London Summer Capital of Art 2016 supplement, published this week along with the weekly newspaper, has received the support of culture minister Ed Vaizey.

Scott collection fires the market for English clocks

18 December 2015

One of the most ambitious dealer selling exhibitions of recent memory – the Tom Scott collection of clocks at Carter Marsh – has concluded with market-defining sales for the Winchester dealership.

Masterpiece fair to move back a week for 2016

19 October 2015

Masterpiece London will take place a week later than usual in 2016, running from June 29 to July 6 (with a preview on June 29).


Police hunt sculpture thieves

24 August 2015

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a theft at the Masterpiece fair held in July at the Royal Hospital site in Chelsea.

Masterpiece parking restrictions

23 June 2015

Parking restrictions imposed in and around Battersea Park for the first Formula E electric car race on June 27-28 may impact on visitors to the Masterpiece London fair, held nearby at the Royal Hospital Chelsea from June 25 to July 1.

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Stanley Gibbons and Baldwin’s to exhibit at Masterpiece London

01 June 2015

Stamp specialists Stanley Gibbons and coin specialists AH Baldwin and Sons are both exhibiting at this year’s ‘Masterpiece London’ fair for the first time.

Masterpiece ‘comes of age’ as Richard Green signs up

28 January 2015

Masterpiece London 2015 have signed Bond Street dealership Richard Green – a significant boost to this year’s event.

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High visitor numbers and horse sense at Masterpiece

30 June 2014

Masterpiece London opened last week at The Royal Hospital Chelsea to a buzzing crowd of 7000 on preview day. Now in its fifth edition and a much-anticipated event in the London summer season, this was the highest visitor number to date.

Masterpiece’s new sponsor

06 January 2014

Masterpiece London have announced a principal sponsor, RBC Wealth Management, for this year’s fair from June 26 to July 2 at The Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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Dealers’ sale of 19th century cannons brings reward for military charity

13 September 2013

Before the opening of Masterpiece London, London dealers Apter-Fredericks pledged to donate £1000 to the military charity Walking With the Wounded if they sold a pair of 19th century English cannons at the fair.

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Dealers give strong showing for horology at summer fairs

01 August 2013

As single disciplines go, English clocks are among the London summer fairs’ strongest suits.