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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Dealer duo stage St James’s exhibition featuring old and recent views of London

18 November 2019

'Lights o’ London – Glasshouse Street by Piccadilly Circus' is among more than 20 works by Rex Vicat Cole (1870-1940) and his son John on offer at a show featuring depictions of the capital spanning 200 years.

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Special birthday brings big barn finds

18 November 2019

Rountree Tryon Galleries celebrates its 60th anniversary next month, leasing out a large barn in Sussex to launch its annual Africa show.

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Huge polar exploration exhibition opens at Spink in London

13 November 2019

Auction house Spink is to host a comprehensive polar exhibition at its saleroom in Southampton Row, London.

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Exhibition examines chiaroscuro in East Anglian art

11 November 2019

An oil on board of The Hay Barge by William Philip Barnes Freeman (1813-97) is offered for £795 at English and Continental Antiques’ upcoming exhibition of East Anglian art and antiques.

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Five key dates in the modern history of Martinware collecting

04 November 2019

The modern market for Martin Brothers pottery has been defined by key exhibitions and the sales of important collections. Here is ATG's pick of five events in the last 50 years.

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Dial in for clocks by great makers at Kensington exhibition

04 November 2019

Dealer marks 25 years on Kensington Church Street with an exhibition of English big names

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London Art Week launches winter symposium

24 October 2019

‘Conversations on collecting’ is the theme of the inaugural London Art Week symposium, running for the first time this winter.

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100 years of Australian auction history – Leonard Joel celebrates its centenary

14 October 2019

Australian auction house Leonard Joel is releasing a book and hosting an exhibition this month to mark its centenary this year.

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Novice auctioneers take to the NAVA rostrum

14 October 2019

At annual competition hopefuls discover how connecting with bidders will be crucial to their career success

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Where to see and buy Islamic art in London this autumn

01 October 2019

The major auction houses host their biannual Islamic Art Week auctions in April and October, and this month a series of events and auctions are planned across the capital.

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Glyphic arts return to the cutting edge

30 September 2019

Interest in glyphic art, which reached its collecting apogee during the Grand Tour collecting, is resurgent once more.

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Zucker’s diamonds across the ages

30 September 2019

Pictured here is a Renaissance ring set with five point-cut diamonds – typical of the most opulent jewels produced in 16th century Venice. It forms part of the 35-piece private collection of precious stone dealer Benjamin Zucker that will be offered for sale at Les Enluminures in New York from October 24-November 9.

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Trio of dealers team up for London's Islamic Week

30 September 2019

Three Islamic and Indian art dealers have teamed up to launch an exhibition coinciding with the London auction event Islamic Week.

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Take Pryde: Daniel Katz Gallery hails Mod Brit artist

30 September 2019

Mayfair show features 12 ‘seminal masterpieces’ first collected by Scottish baroness

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Dürer’s art lessons for Frieze Masters fair

23 September 2019

Rare book dealer brings early 16th century Sammelband to eighth edition of Frieze Masters.

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Antiques dealer Howe kicks off Battersea warehouse sale with discounts of up to 80%

20 September 2019

Longstanding furniture dealer Christopher Howe will open his warehouse to buyers with a big sale this autumn.

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Art dealer Bill Clark marks 20 years with Northern art

16 September 2019

Marking 20 years in business, Clark Art is holding a show featuring works by some of the key artists it has championed across two decades.

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An invitation to look at Ernst

16 September 2019

'La horde de barbares' (1934) by Surrealist painter Max Ernst (1891-1976) is offered in an exhibition dedicated to the German artist at M&L Fine Art.

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Art comes out of the shadows with Waddington Custot Caulfield show

09 September 2019

'Evening Paper' by Patrick Caulfield (1936-2005) is included at Waddington Custot’s exhibition on the Modern British artist starting this month.

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Goldsmith’s Fair talk addresses the technical side of collecting

07 September 2019

Budding collectors can listen to expert advice at the Goldsmith’s Fair.

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