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The art and antiques market continues to grow its presence in the online sphere thanks to the development of online catalogues and auctions, dealer portal sites as well as giant trading sites such as eBay.


Buying online

Online art sales hit $6.8bn for first half of 2021

12 October 2021

Online art sales reached $6.8bn (£5bn) in the first six months of the year, up 72% on the first half of 2020 according The Hiscox Online Art Trade Report.

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The web shop window: Carlo Lasinio engraving

11 October 2021

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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Bruges museum buys Old Master portrait at the ‘last’ TEFAF Online

04 October 2021

Over six days, collectors and institutions gathered virtually for TEFAF Online 2021 to peruse the high-end offerings of more than 250 international galleries.

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The web shop window: Copy of Great Plague death list in unusually healthy condition

04 October 2021

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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A lawyer writes: Dumb as a rock or the new smart money?

04 October 2021

The market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) presents some notable legal issues

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The web shop window: Heal’s oak chest of drawers

20 September 2021

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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The web shop window: French still life by Jules Cavaillès

13 September 2021

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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The web shop window: Robert Gemmell Hutchison beach scene

30 August 2021

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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The web shop window: Modern artist's take on a fish fossil

23 August 2021

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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Tech firm pledges to make e-commerce easier for dealers

23 August 2021

A new e-commerce management system designed to help dealers manage their stock listings across a range of online marketplaces has been hailed as a gamechanger for the trade by its creators.

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TEFAF opens its virtual doors

23 August 2021

Online version of the huge fair takes place for a second time with physical event not until 2022

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The web shop window: Theodore Major industrial scene of Wigan

16 August 2021

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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Dealer selling platform 2Covet expands team

09 August 2021

The online selling platform for dealers 2Covet.com has expanded dur ing the coronavirus pandemic and has increased its team to 13.

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The web shop window: William and Mary escritoire

09 August 2021

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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Life of a saint comes up at TEFAF Online in September

09 August 2021

This 15th century copy of the Life of St Radegund is an illuminated biography of the canonised sixth-century Frankish queen Radegund.

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New faces at art and antiques businesses as online platform 2Covet expands

28 July 2021

This week’s Movers & Shakers includes a group of new hires at online dealer platform 2Covet.

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Over 150 dealers signed up for new transatlantic online book fair

19 July 2021

More details have been released about the new online book fair bringing North American and European book dealers together this month.

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TEFAF online line-up revealed

12 July 2021

Organisers of TEFAF Maastricht have released the exhibitor line-up for its next digital edition.

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The web shop window: Contemporary stoneware artwork

05 July 2021

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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Update on Auction Technology Group's proposed acquisition of Live Auctioneers

05 July 2021

CEO of Auction Technology Group John-Paul Savant discusses the proposed acquisition of Live Auctioneers and says it will bring you more of what you want

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