Dealers' Diary


Five questions with jewellery dealer Anthea Gesua

22 July 2024

Anthea AG Antiques is run by Anthea Gesua with the help of Gaby Ruthven and has been in Grays Antiques Centre, London, since the early 1980s.


London Art Week draws in top quality buyers

22 July 2024

In its latest edition London Art Week (LAW) showcased 35 participants, including four taking part in LAW Digital, and also the three major London auction houses: Bonhams, Christie’s and Sotheby’s.

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Classic Antique Fairs brings cheer and tea to NEC

22 July 2024

Summer fair in Birmingham receives warm welcome after its successful winter debut

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Five questions with Cheska Hill-Wood of dealership David Messum

15 July 2024

Cheska Hill-Wood is head of sales at David Messum (Bury Street, St James’s, London) which has a focus on Contemporary art and British Impressionism.

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A fair finding a winning formula

15 July 2024

The second Treasure House event widened its appeal while also remaining a showcase for serious collectors


Gallerist John Kasmin unveils his private photo collection

08 July 2024

An exhibition of over 100 previously unseen photographs taken by the renegade gallerist John Kasmin is showing at Lyndsey Ingram until August 16.


Five questions with London dealer Andreas Pampoulides

08 July 2024

Lullo Pampoulides is a dealership focused on master paintings and sculpture. It was established in 2016 by Andrea Lullo and Andreas Pampoulides.


A week with a wealth of variety

08 July 2024

Annual London showcase of dealer exhibitions offers wide range of artists and styles across 500 years


Harrogate event attracts loyal following

01 July 2024

Returning exhibitors praise the friendly atmosphere and customer base of Harrogate’s Pavilions fair


Robert Young summer show: Simply

24 June 2024

A very early 18th century Scandinavian rune stick offered for £5500 is one of the highlights of the Robert Young Antiques summer show.


Five Questions: David Harvey

24 June 2024

David Harvey, one of the exhibitors at Classic Antiques Fair at the NEC, specialises in furniture dating from the reigns of Charles II through to George IV. WR Harvey & Co (Antiques) was established in Chalk Farm by his father in 1951. In 1996, the showrooms moved to the Cotswolds, where they remain to this day.


Second staging of a new classic

24 June 2024

Event that filled the void left by Art & Antiques for Everyone is back at Birmingham NEC after its debut last year

Pop rendition of Amy Winehouse kissing Blake Fielder-Civil

Fine Art Society hosts a major exhibition of British pop artist Gerald Laing

21 June 2024

Pulling together the works of Gerald Laing (1936-2011) from 1962-2011, an exhibition at the Fine Art Society has a focus on the illusions of stardom and the fabled creation of muses.

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Classic Antique Fairs makes welcome return

20 June 2024

Classic Antique Fairs is gearing up for its first event of the year, running from July 12-14 at the NEC Birmingham.


Expert’s book puts readers in the picture

17 June 2024

Dealer Paul Frecker’s new book examines the rise of the carte de visite and its enduring cultural legacy.


Brushes with conflict: D-Day landings theme at dealer's Harrogate show

17 June 2024

World leaders and veterans recently marked the anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France. Highlighting creative responses to war from two generations of the same family is the theme of a new exhibition in Harrogate.


Five questions with portrait specialist Charles Mackay

17 June 2024

Charles Mackay specialises in early British and Northern European portraiture at The Weiss Gallery. The firm is taking part in London Art Week (from June 28-July 5)


Pimlico Road dealer’s own collection on show as he marks 50 years in business

17 June 2024

To mark five decades in the business, Anthony Outred has selected several items from his private collection for a selling exhibition, including a rosewood brass inlaid centre table with a Roman mosaic top c.1770-90.


Hey presto, it’s painter Giordano

10 June 2024

Exhibition showcases work of Neapolitan Baroque artist who was famed for the speed of his production


Dealers' news in brief including positive results at the Little London Art Fair

10 June 2024

In dealer news this week we focus on a Modern art fair, a dealer offering a wartime map, the line up at 'PAD London' and the latest initiative at 'FAB Paris'.