Dealers' Diary


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Exhibition centres on Paul Feeley's calmer period following wartime service

22 February 2021

When Paul Feeley (1910-66) returned home after serving as a US marine in Japan during the Second World War, it triggered a fundamental shift in his art.

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Contemporary fair heavyweights count on digital for now

22 February 2021

As the pandemic continues to upend the art market calendar, two heavyweights of the Contemporary art and design fair scene are going digital.

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Art hub suits flexible approach

22 February 2021

Just before England entered a third lockdown, the John Martin Gallery squeezed in a solo show of artist Andrew Gifford’s (b.1970) work at new art hub Cromwell Place in London.

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The web shop window: Julie Held acrylic on canvas

22 February 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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5 Questions: Modern British art dealer Christopher Kingzett

22 February 2021

Christopher Kingzett, a former vice chairman of SLAD and owner of the eponymous dealership in south London, specialises in 20th century British paintings, drawings and sculpture.

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Go solo: a selection of dedicated shows

22 February 2021

Four online Post-War & Contemporary art exhibitions organised by dealers.

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Frieze launches ‘pop-up gallery’ space

22 February 2021

Frieze is opening No 9 Cork Street, an initiative housed in two converted townhouses that will accommodate visiting galleries throughout the year with a focus on Modern and Contemporary art.

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Wynn Cato on the way to Cheltenham

15 February 2021

Miles Wynn Cato, a specialist in traditional Welsh and British art, is closing his gallery in Ludlow and relocating to Cheltenham.

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5 Questions: Old Master and British art dealer Lawrence Steigrad

15 February 2021

Lawrence Steigrad deals in Old Master and British paintings, drawings, and sculpture

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Barbara Jones sketchbook offered at Firsts online winter edition

15 February 2021

A sketchbook by English artist and muralist Barbara Jones (1912-78) is among the items for sale at 'Firsts Online: Winter Edition'.

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Nonesuch Gallery discovers Goldstein 'Moses' painting

15 February 2021

This hitherto unrecorded work by the Jewish painter Morris Goldstein (1892-1965) is offered by the Nonesuch Gallery, priced at £5000.

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Piste off? Get an art fix instead

15 February 2021

With ski season on ice for so many, exhibitions offering snowy scenes could fill in

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Maas makes a move from Mayfair to St James’s

15 February 2021

The Maas Gallery, well-known specialist in Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and Modern British pictures, is moving to larger premises in St James’s.

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Shapero Rare Books launches Islamic department

15 February 2021

Shapero Rare Books has launched a new Islamic department, broadening its collections of books from the Arabic, Ottoman, Persian and Indian worlds.

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5 Questions: Oriental carpets dealer Clive Rogers

13 February 2021

Clive Rogers, senior partner at Clive Rogers Oriental Rugs, specialises in antique Oriental and Occidental carpets and textiles from his base in Stroud, Gloucestershire. He is currently exhibiting at LARTA Virtual 2021 (until February 14).

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The web shop window: Graeco-Egyptian gem mounted in a gold ring

08 February 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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Decorative fair teams up with Bonhams for 350-lot auction

08 February 2021

These 19th century carved stone lions form part of a 350-lot auction put together in a joint collaboration between Bonhams and The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair (DATF).

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Soft-paste porcelain showcase at Kensington Church Street dealer goes virtual

08 February 2021

The first successful attempts at producing soft-paste porcelain in France took place in the city of Rouen during the closing decades of the 17th century.

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Virtual Mayfair event 'more accessible' but lacks 'buzz of a well-attended event'

08 February 2021

As with many events, this year’s Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair was unable to go ahead in its usual format at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square.

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Dealer's latest show focuses on Henry Lamb's bucolic view of life

08 February 2021

Exhibition shows how the artist returned from the First World War in a mellowed mood

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