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.


Stand rates reduced as Swallow’s Lincolnshire show becomes four one-day events in 2019

22 October 2018

Arthur Swallow Fairs has announced a significant change in the format of its antiques and home fairs held at the Lincolnshire Showground.

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What to See: Five art and antiques events in Wales this week

15 October 2018

Buyers in Wales this week have a wealth of art and antiques to choose from including a 19th century traditional Welsh hat.


Olivier takes the stage at Canon Gallery exhibition

08 October 2018

A painting by Herbert Arnould Olivier (1861-1952), a British artist and the uncle of the actor Lawrence Olivier, is among the stand-out works on show in Jeremy Green’s third gallery exhibition this year.


War posters on gallery roll-call

08 October 2018

'Who’s Absent? Is it you?' Simple and direct, these words appear on a British First World War poster, produced as recruits began to dwindle.

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Where to be: Five places to buy art, antiques and vintage in Ireland this month

05 October 2018

From rare books to vintage furniture to contemporary painting, here’s a look at some of the best placed to buy art and antiques around Dublin (and beyond) this month.

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Where to be: Untangling Frieze and other events this week (October 1-7)

01 October 2018

The first week of October brings London’s spectacular duo of art fairs, Frieze London and Frieze Masters. But for buyers who do not spend at the high end of these fairs, the seven days around these events offer plenty of opportunities to find art and antiques of many levels around the capital.

TEFAF 2018

Exhibitor mix shaken up for TEFAF Maastricht 2019

01 October 2018

One-fifth of exhibitors change as New York events impact TEFAF flagship.

St Paul tapestry

Lost Henry VIII tapestry found in Spain goes on show in the UK

25 September 2018

A previously lost tapestry, commissioned by Henry VIII for Hampton Court during turmoil of the English Reformation, has been rediscovered in Spain.


TV comedian Vic Reeves exhibits 200 pictures at London’s Grosvenor Gallery

22 September 2018

TV comedian Vic Reeves has a double life as artist Jim Moir and a collection of his drawings is available now at London’s Grosvenor Gallery.

Asian Art in London 2018

21 September 2018

The Asian Art in London festival, again co-sponsored by Antiques Trade Gazette, celebrates its 21st edition on November 1-10.


Highlights from the Asian art sales season: autumn 2018

21 September 2018

A selection of previews from upcoming Asian art sales and events taking place in autumn 2018.


Guess who’s coming to London

21 September 2018

Asian Art in London (November 1-10, 2018) brings dealers and auctioneers to the capital from across the globe.

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Call out to ‘next generation’ of the art and antiques trade for London networking event

18 September 2018

BADA Friends will host its latest Young Friends Dealer Networking Evening next week with the aim of bringing together the younger generation of the trade.


Prints of the legendary 47 ronin feature in New York exhibition

17 September 2018

A series of woodblock prints by the Japanese artist Kuniyoshi (1798-1861) portrays the 47 ronin, a group of ferociously loyal samurai who famously avenged their master’s death.

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Roseberys mixes British fashion and Mod Brit art in Mayfair

14 September 2018

Auction house Roseberys teamed up with fashion label High by Claire Campbell for a preview in Mayfair of its upcoming Modern & Contemporary British Art sale.


Adam Partridge Antiques Hunting Weekend takes in Dorking

13 September 2018

Adam Partridge hosts an Antiques Hunting Weekend at Dorking this Saturday and Sunday, including a visit to The Dorking Halls Antiques Fair.


Art Business Conference: Why Christie’s is backing the decorative arts

10 September 2018

Christie’s executive Dirk Boll told delegates at the Art Business Conference that the decorative arts could be coming back into fashion.


Ivory regulation will be balanced, says Ellis

10 September 2018

The UK government will ensure that ivory regulations are balanced and with “appropriate exemptions”, the new minister for arts, heritage and tourism told the Art Business Conference last week.

Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair

Vintage fair hopes to tempt fans ahead of London Fashion Week with latest edition

05 September 2018

The Clerkenwell Vintage Fashion Fair will hold its latest The Vintage Collections event on Sunday in Covent Garden.

Christie’s EMERI president Dirk Boll

Decorative arts is making a comeback, claims Christie’s executive

04 September 2018

There are signs of renewed interest for the decorative arts – from furniture to ‘Kunstkammer’ cabinets of curiosities – according to Christie’s executive Dirk Boll.