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.


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Bernini stars in first Dickinson sculpture exhibition

13 May 2024

Dickinson holds its first exhibition in the field with Renaissance artists going under the spotlight

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London Art Week announces early highlights

02 May 2024

Ambitious British print series from First World War joins other starring items in summer art fest

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Asian Art in London announces altered schedule for the autumn and new participants

29 April 2024

Change is afoot for Asian Art in London's main event as well the summer staging

NT Art Month Launches In Edinburgh’S New Town – Credit, Duncan Mcglynn (8)

Edinburgh New Town art event returns for second staging

26 April 2024

NT Art Month celebrates the city’s independent galleries

Sculptures by Laurence Edwards

New Messums gallery to aid Lowestoft regeneration

22 April 2024

Messums, the modern and contemporary art dealership in London and Wiltshire, plans to open a new premises in the east of England next spring.

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Nicholson women showcased at Crane Kalman

22 April 2024

William and Ben have to step aside as gallery exhibition recognises a long-running artistic dynasty

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Show celebrates five decades of sumptuous costume jewellery

22 April 2024

An Oscar de la Renta orange flower vintage necklace offered for £385 is one of the highlights of an exhibition celebrating five decades of costume jewellery held at The Design Gallery.

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Pop up vintage shop disguised as supermarket comes to Soho

18 April 2024

Online retailer Merchant & Found spent five years planning a new 'pop up' shop called The Vintage Supermarket.

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How to spot faked or forged antique silver hallmarks

16 April 2024

Delegates attending the latest Goldsmiths’ Company London Assay Office seminar on April 12 were warned to be alert for faked objects purporting to be by the preeminent 18th century Huguenot silversmith Paul de Lamerie (1688-1751).

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Augustus John: genius wasted or fulfilled?

15 April 2024

The jury is still out on the Welsh artist, the main subject of a new London exhibition

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Hoppen takes a fresh view of Japan

15 April 2024

'Okashi', the Japanese term for anything strange, unusual or deliberately humorous, defines the array of pieces on display at Michael Hoppen’s first exhibition held in its new premises in Holland Park, west London.

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Large collection of John Ruskin drawings and watercolours offered at London dealership

10 April 2024

The 45-piece collection includes several with an intriguing provenance

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Celebrated John C Taylor collection shown online

08 April 2024

The digital museum Clocktime opened last month with an event at the Royal Academy of Engineering, London.

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Eye on an object: Equestrian painting by Claude Grosperrin

08 April 2024

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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Schendel powers into London venue

08 April 2024

An untitled ink on rice paper work by Brazilian artist Mira Schendel (1919-88) is among the works starring at the exhibition 'Live With It', staged at Battersea Power Station, where it is offered for $18,000.

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Hennell’s wartime agricultural scenes in focus at dealer’s first online sale

01 April 2024

In his first online sale, dealer Andrew Sim of Sim Fine Art features a series of Second World War pictures of the ‘Food War’ on the home front.

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UK dealers announce series of sales to overseas museums

25 March 2024

Several pictures and one leatherwork portrait have recently gone to institutions in the US and France.

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University of Leeds to hold conference on the history of furniture

19 March 2024

Organisers behind the planned 'What is Furniture History?’ conference are calling on the antiques sector to contribute papers or presentations on this theme.

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Ceri Richards' costermongers add colour to London show

18 March 2024

Street traders or costermongers of 1930s-40s London star in Browse & Darby’s current show on Welsh artist Ceri Richards (1903-71).

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News in brief including showcases on female artists at London Art Week

11 March 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including dealers staging shows devoted to female artists at London Art Week

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