Geoffrey Munn: how a cabinet satisfies my curiosity

25 September 2023

Jewellery specialist Geoffrey Munn worked at London antiques dealer Wartski between 1972 and 2018, serving as managing director from 1990.


Collector interview: fragments of our medieval past

11 September 2023

Robert Weaver, a teacher and keeper of the Fellows’ Library at Dulwich College in south London, has collected medieval manuscript fragments for close to 50 years


The young guard of the book trade

11 September 2023

While the rare book trade is steadily becoming more diverse, challenges still exist, as four newer members of the Forum Auctions team in London tell ATG


‘I outgrew my china cabinet years ago – a vast army is slowly advancing towards me across the carpet’

28 August 2023

We chat to a collector whose political and royal commemorative ceramics mean he can 'survey three centuries of British history in a single glance'


Collector Interview: Striking examples of miniature art

21 August 2023

Aaron Kasmin, a British artist, became fascinated by US feature matchbooks.


Collector Interview: ‘It is a bit of a thrill to commission a piece’

24 July 2023

Gordon Hamme, 65, is the retired co-founder of jewellery trade supplier Exchange Findings and the Festival of Silver, previously known as British Silver Week, which staged exhibitions promoting silversmithing.


Collector Interview: The very best of the vesta case world

17 July 2023

Businessman Nigel Ross runs a group of commercial property investment companies and divides his time between homes in England and Florida with business trips to New Zealand and elsewhere.


All my world’s a stage – author Ned Boulting on his Tour de France book inspired by an auction buy

03 July 2023

A chance purchase at auction during lockdown inspired a whole book on a single day of the Tour de France 100 years ago

Caroline Tremlett

Interview: A collector happy not to break the mould

26 June 2023

Caroline Tremlett is a marketing and business development consultant and collects antique and vintage jelly moulds


Interview: ‘It’s not so much a business but a way of life’

19 June 2023

Ahead of David Messum’s major show of British paintings in London and Marlow, the veteran dealer tells ATG about his long career – and how he relaxes on a terrace in Corfu with a paintbrush and a G&T


Collector Interview: Donation to the Met on the cards as prescribed by doctor’s order

15 May 2023

Dr Cyril Mazansky, a retired radiologist in the US, is a historian and author with a focus on UK history.


Interview: 'Bawden prints are a bit of fun'

08 May 2023

Amy Scanlon, head of Modern and Contemporary art at Sworders of Stansted Mountfitchet, discusses her affection for Bawden prints


Collector interview: Lecturer's lessons in Islamic and Persian art

06 February 2023

Dr Richard Piran McClary is a senior lecturer in Islamic art and architecture in the history of art department at The University of York.


Collector interview: Museum plays its part covering the modern-day movers and shakers

19 December 2022

ATG talks to two collectors exhibiting works The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery in Exeter


Collector interview: ‘A hobby that you can wear’

14 November 2022

Auction consultant tells us about his own collection.


Portrait miniatures collecting can start small

07 November 2022

How can an enthusiast create a museum-quality collection without vast sums of money?

John Reckless

Collector Interview: Book written for the grater good

03 October 2022

A wider interest in kitchen-related antiques sparked a specialist collection


Collector Interview: I am just nuts about nutcrackers

26 September 2022

Nutcracker collector and author aims to open a museum in his home country.


Collector interview: Toys are there to share, after all

08 August 2022

US collector tells us why he’s so keen to open a museum displaying his purchases


Collector interview: Why a book was my next move

04 July 2022

Collector of chess sets aims to help others starting out as well as more experienced enthusiasts