Dealers' Diary


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Peter Joyce works snapped up at Jenna Burlingham show

15 May 2017

Twentieth century British art specialist Jenna Burlingham returned to Gallery 8 Duke Street earlier this month for an exhibition of works by the contemporary artist Peter Joyce.

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Fifty-stone ‘calf’ hoofs it along to Robert Young’s gallery

08 May 2017

The time has come for the second of Robert Young Antiques’ three annual events. The Exhibition of Antiques Folk Art is the only one to take place in the dealer’s Battersea gallery and this year runs from May 11-20.

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Keeping the special relationship: Transatlantic duo launch London gallery in a shining example of UK and US harmony

08 May 2017

A week before their new joint space opens, dealers Charles Wallrock and David Brooker stand in the shell of their gallery sipping cups of tea, admiring the fresh paint job and speculating on how long it will take to lay the carpet.

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Get wise to Edward Lear artworks at London dealer's exhibition

08 May 2017

Before the poet Edward Lear sent the owl and the pussycat out to sea in a beautiful pea green boat in his 1867 poem, he combined them in this c.1846 watercolour.

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5 Questions: Church Street dealer Daniel Levy

08 May 2017

Daniel Levy opened his gallery, Daniel Raphael, in Church Street, Marylebone, earlier this year. The contemporary art gallery features the works of emerging and established artists. In the future he plans to increase his involvement in the fair scene.

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Suffolk dealer hopes for growing interest with antiques for the garden

08 May 2017

English and Continental Antiques, the Suffolk dealership, has its second selling exhibition of 2017 on May 27.

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Shop talk: St. Reatham Antiques

05 May 2017

In the continuing series looking through the keyhole of ‘bricks and mortar’ shops in 2017, ATG talks to Stuart Watson who runs St. Reatham Antiques.

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Asian art specialist offers free valuations in return for charitable donations

05 May 2017

Fancy a free valuation? Asian art specialist Jonathan Tucker is doing free valuations in return for a donation to his chosen charity ahead of a Mongolian expedition.

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5 Questions: Saxon Durrant

02 May 2017

Saxon Durrant started his business Metroretro in 1994. His Essex firm offers bespoke and reclaimed furniture and also provides props to film production companies. He will be exhibiting at Salvo Fair on June 23-25.

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Buxton takes decorative path

02 May 2017

The Buxton Antiques Fair, organised by Cooper Events, runs from May 18-21 in Buxton Pavilion Gardens. It is a quiet yet well-respected presence in the annual fair calendar and has withstood many market changes since it opened more than 50 years ago.

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Art and dec: Battersea duo delight

02 May 2017

Paintings, drawings and prints are among best performers at spring showing of popular fair

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Ancient art stands out in West Hollywood

02 May 2017

Ancient art dealer Barakat Gallery has opened an extra US location in West Hollywood to the international galleries run by Fayez Barakat.

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Harewood wows in West Yorkshire

02 May 2017

Next up from the Antiques Dealers Fair Limited (ADFL) is The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood, which runs from May 12-14. The event returns for its sixth year in a purpose-built marquee on the grounds of Harewood House in West Yorkshire.

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Modern leanings at TEFAF

02 May 2017

The second TEFAF New York event opens this week, running from May 4-8 at the Park Avenue Armory. It is the second event that TEFAF has staged in the Big Apple in the past 12 months, the first of which was its inaugural ‘Fall’ edition last October. Whereas that event focused on art from antiquity to 1920, this edition features modern and contemporary art and design.

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Deals made in an instant

02 May 2017

Last week, Sherborne dealer Patrick Macintosh sold a pair of beds off Instagram in a matter of minutes.

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The shifting focus of London Original Print Fair

24 April 2017

The London Original Print Fair, now in its 32nd year, takes place at the Royal Academy from May 4-7 and features 51 international dealers and print publishers.

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Chelsea Art Fair keeps its standards high on King’s Road

24 April 2017

The next Chelsea Art Fair takes place from April 27-30 and, as fair director Ben Cooper sees it, the attraction of the event comes down to two key elements: quality and breadth of selection.

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5 Questions: Gary Wallis

24 April 2017

Gary Wallis is based in Henley-on-Thames, trades in anything from childhood collectables to potential heirlooms and is a regular at The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair in Battersea.

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Sparkling mood at Wartski party

24 April 2017

The London jewellery dealership Wartski hosted a champagne reception to launch a new CD recording of Façade.

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Simon Spero puts the spotlight on Vauxhall and Limehouse

24 April 2017

The English porcelain specialist Simon Spero opens his 37th catalogued exhibition this week in his Kensington shop.

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