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.


Between Poland and London: The immigrant artist who made his name in Wales

14 March 2022

An ink drawing titled 'Four Miners' is among the works featured at Thompson’s Galleries, Aldeburgh, in an exhibition on Josef Herman (1911-2000).


Dealer news in brief including Ukrainian aid efforts and a portrait miniature reattribution

14 March 2022

A roundup of news and events from around the trade


Ukraine crisis funds raised by art and antiques market

10 March 2022

Dealers, fairs organisers and auction houses are using the proceeds of sales to raise money to aid victims of the Ukrainian crisis.

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'Masked and Shadowy': the world of Alberto Martini comes to London

01 March 2022

An intricately drawn self-portrait in pen and ink, in which the artist likens himself to Albrecht Durer is at the heart of a new show on Alberto Martini.


Art gallery wants your Egyptian revival expertise

28 February 2022

Norwich’s Sainsbury Centre art gallery has put a call out to the art and antiques sector for information and objects to help develop a new show.

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Righting the wrongs with exhibitions for International Women’s Day

28 February 2022

A look at exhibitions staged to coincide with the international day of celebration

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Hartnoll figures it’s time to promote neglected art

28 February 2022

'Window to Hardy Road', 1965, by John Bratby (1928-92) is among the figurative works offered at Julian Hartnoll’s next exhibition 'Unjustly Forgotten: Unjustly Neglected'.


Know one’s snuff: Chinese snuff bottles are among the highlights of Asia Week New York

28 February 2022

A collection of Chinese snuff bottles offered in two sessions stands out among an intriguing selection of Asia Week New York auctions and dealer shows.


Big deals in the Big Apple with Asia Week New York

28 February 2022

Some 26 galleries will be participating in the dealers’ section of Asia Week New York either in person at a variety of city galleries or online.

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Art Business Conference returns to London in March

26 February 2022

The Art Business Conference returns to London in March with a packed programme of panel discussions and sessions.

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London dealer’s Japanese art collection to go on show at Royal Academy of Arts

24 February 2022

Israel Goldman’s private collection of paintings by 19th century Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-89) will go on show from March this year.

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New summer dates for London Art Week

07 February 2022

London Art Week (LAW) has announced that it will take place this summer from July 3-8.


It’s Scottish bloom time at Panter & Hall

07 February 2022

Marigolds by Alexander Galt (1913-2000) is among the pictures on offer in Panter & Hall’s The Scottish Show 2022.


London exhibition shines spotlight on Finnish designer Paavo Tynell through detailed room sets

07 February 2022

The earliest work in Modernity’s exhibition on Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) is a 1930s ceiling lamp (model 1926).


Dealer Houlston marks election to BADA with collection of former chairman Jonathan Horne

31 January 2022

This family group of four polychromed limewood kneeling figures, made in England c.1610-30, is to go on offer with Cotswolds dealership Houlston.


Exhibition focuses on 1980s gallery's attack

31 January 2022

On the night of May 21, 1985, a postpunk art collective staged an anti-establishment protest on the galleries of Mayfair’s Cork Street.

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Fine Art Society promotes studio potter Waistel Cooper

17 January 2022

The first half of a single-owner collection of more than 100 works by British studio potter Waistel Cooper (1921-2003) is on offer at the Fine Art Society.


Waistel Cooper could join pottery elite

17 January 2022

Gallery hopes single-owner collection shows will boost profile of a prodigious talent

'Collected Works/ Works Collected'

Exhibition showcases Julian Opie's historic collecting habit

04 January 2022

Curator Maya Binkin discovered Julian Opie’s collecting habit on a visit to his London studio.

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Leroy work is among early stars of London Art Week

20 December 2021

A portrait by Orientalist artist Paul Leroy (1860-1942) of a man in a yellow turban is among the early sales made during London Art Week (LAW).