Dealers' Diary


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5 Questions: Art Deco dealer Matthew Foster

23 November 2020

Matthew Foster’s Art Deco Gallery has traded from Grays Antique Centre for the past four years. Having worked with his parents, Portobello Road market traders in the 1980s, Foster launched his business in 1987 and trades in Art Deco period objets d’art and jewellery. Next month he opens a shop at 11 Cecil Court in central London.

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Special sale promotion launched at Kensington Church Street antiques dealership

23 November 2020

Furniture specialist puts on selected sale to drive interest during lockdown.

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Money laundering rules and the issue of client details

23 November 2020

Do dealers have to disclose details of their clients to other dealers?

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Website portals welcome lockdown growth

23 November 2020

Online art and antiques portals for dealers have been growing this year – largely due to these websites being one of the few options when shops, centres, fairs and markets have been forced to close through the various lockdowns.

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The web shop window: 18th century leopard painting

23 November 2020

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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5 Questions: Contemporary British art dealer Mark Jerram

16 November 2020

Mark Jerram specialises in contemporary figurative pictures and sculpture by Contemporary British artists at his business The Jerram Gallery in Dorset.

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Sales pitch perfect at Pangolin London

16 November 2020

David Mach’s collage 'Pitch Perfect' (2015) is among the works on offer at Sculptors’ Works on Paper, one of two extra exhibitions taking place at Pangolin London alongside 'Murmur'.

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Contemporary exhibitions offering therapeutic works created in the lockdown

16 November 2020

A series of Contemporary exhibitions taking place in the UK this autumn feature works created by artists in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the first lockdown in the spring.

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Suffolk gallery plans Christmas show for December reopening

09 November 2020

Henry Moore’s lithograph 'Reclining Woman' is among the highlights in the Christmas exhibition at Thompson’s Gallery of Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

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5 Questions with architectural heritage dealer Alex Puddy

09 November 2020

Alex Puddy runs Architectural Heritage in Gloucestershire and is also chair and director of The Cotswolds Art and Antiques Dealers Association (CADA).

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French galleries team up for joint exhibition highlighting well-travelled artist Martin-Ferrières

09 November 2020

With much of Europe retreating once again into lockdown, two French galleries are offering a window on the world with a retrospective of the well-travelled artist Jacques Martin-Ferrières (1893-1972).

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Durbar parades across a shop window

09 November 2020

A collection of more than 580 figures representing participants in the 1903 Delhi Durbar comprises the bulk of this month’s exhibition at Bristol jeweller Grey-Harris & Co.

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CADA takes to Instagram for Christmas

09 November 2020

The Cotswolds Art and Antiques Dealers Association (CADA) is taking to Instagram to give its members a boost before the festive season.

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The web shop window: Aesthetic movement slipper chair

09 November 2020

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: 17th century memento mori ring

02 November 2020

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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Edith Lawrence in the limelight at Henry Saywell show

02 November 2020

British artist Edith Lawrence (1890-1973) was known for her paintings, linocuts and textile designs, but was somewhat overshadowed in her lifetime by her husband, fellow artist Claude Flight (1881-1955).

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The late show: Ben Nicholson at Piano Nobile

02 November 2020

Exhibition of the Mod Brit artist’s works concentrates on the second part of his career

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5 Questions: Specialist watercolour and drawings dealer Derek Newman

02 November 2020

Derek Newman is a specialist dealer in 18th-20th century watercolours and drawings. His annual exhibition of 18th-20th century British watercolours runs from November 12-15.

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Karen Taylor offers view of 18th century Putney house

02 November 2020

Swiss-born artist Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (1733-94) completed his watercolour of The Berkshire House in Putney in 1772 after arriving in London four years earlier.

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Tee time: Scottish Art Dealers come out top in a golf challenge

02 November 2020

Members of The Fine Art Golfing Society travelled to North Berwick in East Lothian recently to play a challenge match with the Scottish Art Dealers led by Paul Roberts of Lyon & Turnbull.

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