Events and conferences

Industry events for the art and antiques trade are often organised by dealer and auctioneer associations but others are managed independently and operate as commercial enterprises.


A BADA Friends virtual tour

Visit palaces, museums and private collections from the comfort of your armchair with BADA Friends online events

28 February 2021

BADA Friends, part of The British Antique Dealers' Association, has continued its events virtually until in-person versions can take place later this year.

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Exhibition centres on Paul Feeley's calmer period following wartime service

22 February 2021

When Paul Feeley (1910-66) returned home after serving as a US marine in Japan during the Second World War, it triggered a fundamental shift in his art.

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Art hub suits flexible approach

22 February 2021

Just before England entered a third lockdown, the John Martin Gallery squeezed in a solo show of artist Andrew Gifford’s (b.1970) work at new art hub Cromwell Place in London.

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Go solo: a selection of dedicated shows

22 February 2021

Four online Post-War & Contemporary art exhibitions organised by dealers.

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Piste off? Get an art fix instead

15 February 2021

With ski season on ice for so many, exhibitions offering snowy scenes could fill in

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Soft-paste porcelain showcase at Kensington Church Street dealer goes virtual

08 February 2021

The first successful attempts at producing soft-paste porcelain in France took place in the city of Rouen during the closing decades of the 17th century.

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Dealer's latest show focuses on Henry Lamb's bucolic view of life

08 February 2021

Exhibition shows how the artist returned from the First World War in a mellowed mood

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London Art Week makes plans for spring and summer

25 January 2021

London Art Week has a full calendar of events for this year including virtual exhibitions and plans to host in-person shows if restrictions allow.

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Swedish painter’s alpine view brings a sense of place to Master Drawings New York

18 January 2021

“It was the first time I found myself in front of a glacier, alone in the infinite silence and solitude of the snow mountain, surrounded by the overwhelming majesty of nature…”

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Pontormo provides bright spark in a grey world

18 January 2021

This recently discovered grisaille painting of Adam and Eve by the Florentine Mannerist artist Jacopo Carucci (1494-1557), known as Pontormo, is the centrepiece of a new exhibition of monochromatic works at New York gallery Nicholas Hall.

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Picasso and Hugo partnership platters appear in first UK show

11 January 2021

Though prolific in many mediums, Pablo Picasso created silver platters in only 24 designs throughout his entire career, creating an even smaller number of pieces in gold.

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Evocative rural photographs by PH Emerson showcased by Michael Hoppen Gallery

04 January 2021

'Coming Home from the Marshes', 1886, by pioneering photographer PH Emerson (1856-1936) in his series 'Life and Landscape on the Norfolk Broads', is among the works offered in a solo show on the artist at London’s Michael Hoppen Gallery until the end of this month.

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Phil Taylor’s cool stuff and Turkish delights

21 December 2020

A 1930s kilim hand-made in the Antalya region is offered for £2500 at Phil Taylor’s Cool Stuff’s New Year exhibition of Turkish rugs and pottery.

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Warm idea in the frost

21 December 2020

‘Tis the season to indulge and give a little back and at James Hyman Gallery’s online charity sale you can do both.

International Catalogue Raisonne Association conference

Provenance under discussion at International Catalogue Raisonné Association’s second annual conference

17 December 2020

Over 200 delegates from 15 countries tuned in for The International Catalogue Raisonné Association’s second annual conference with the topic under discussion being provenance.

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Tribal show gets into the spirit

07 December 2020

Offered by Bryan Reeves of Tribal Gathering for £4200, this Luba baboon mask is one of more than 100 objects on offer at Tribal Art London’s third online event, Spirit Animals.

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Fourteen female artists feature in fine art show

07 December 2020

Painted in oil on panel, Flowers in a blue jug by Scottish artist Anne Redpath (1895-1965) is one of the highlights at Richard Green’s exhibition Fortitude, Perseverance, Creativity: Fourteen Women Artists.

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Shapero’s emporium offers a one-stop-shop for all

07 December 2020

With indoor fairs still more or less on ice for now, a new project from Shapero is offering dealers the chance to unite under one roof.

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Bewitched by the mystic arts: New York drawings dealer hosts show of Occult pictures

30 November 2020

New York exhibition orginally for Halloween seems to suit the crazy year as a whole

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Suffolk House stages Christmas show of 70 pieces of furniture

30 November 2020

Suffolk House Antiques is staging its annual Christmas exhibition after giving its usual summer show a miss this year.

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