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Your ATG wrapper is now plastic-free

12 August 2019

As of last week, UK subscribers to Antiques Trade Gazette no longer receive their weekly newspaper in a plastic wrapper. Instead their ATG is now arriving in a compostable wrapper made of potato starch.

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News In Brief – including an export block issued on JMW Turner landscape

12 August 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a JMW Turner landscape valued at £10m being barred from exported overseas.

News In Brief – including US judge's award in legal case over online copyright

05 August 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the court award in a long-running legal battle over copyright between Heritage Auctions and Christie’s-owned Collectrium.

News In Brief – including vetting chairmen resigning from their roles at the 'Biennale Paris' fair

22 July 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including two vetting chairman stepping down from their roles at the 'Biennale Paris' fair

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News in Brief – including the auction of Boris Becker's collection

15 July 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the auction of sporting memorabilia seized from three-times Wimbledon champion Boris Becker finally taking place.

News In Brief – including alert over bronzes stolen at Portobello

08 July 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including an alert being issued over bronzes stolen at Portobello market in London.

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News In Brief – including the theft of a Saint statue stolen for the second time

01 July 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the theft of a bronze statue stolen for the second time in two decades.

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News in Brief

24 June 2019

A ‘colossal and extraordinary grotesque grinning crab’ by the Martin Brothers that sold at auction last year has been temporarily barred from export from the UK.

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News in Brief – including the merger of US auction houses Rago and Wright

17 June 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the merger of US auction houses Rago and Wright in Chicago and New York.

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News In Brief – including Dr Bendor Grosvenor curating a show of female Old Masters

10 June 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Dr Bendor Grosvenor curating an exhibition of three of the first British female artists.

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News In Brief – including Bonhams appointing a new head of British ceramics and glass

03 June 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Fergus Gambon being promoted to head of Bonhams' British ceramics and glass department following the retirement of John Sandon.

News In Brief – including Chiswick Auctions' purchase of the office complex next-door

27 May 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Chiswick Auctions expanding its saleroom and headquarters in west London.

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Meanwhile in the canine world…

27 May 2019

Blissfully unaware of the BADA logo controversy, the big Ordinary Bicycle debate, a notorious novel, football bribery in 1904 and the Pepys family, here is Gunna admiring the front cover of ATG No 2392 featuring another handsome canine (picture posted on Instagram by owners, dealership Leslie & Baggott).

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News In Brief – including the launch of a fundraising campaign to judge's copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover

20 May 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including writers’ association English PEN launching a campaign to raise the required funds to buy the copy of 'Lady Chatterley’s Lover' used by the judge in the infamous obscenity trial following its sale at Sotheby's last year.

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News In Brief – including Sotheby’s recruiting a spirits specialist

13 May 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the appointment of Jonny Fowle as the first ever spirits specialist at Sotheby’s.

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News In Brief – including new hires at Phillips

06 May 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including two key appointments at Phillips.

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News In Brief – including the joint purchase of an 18th century portrait by two UK museums

29 April 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of The National Galleries of Scotland and the Victoria & Albert Museum jointly buying a portrait of the Scottish architect and designer James Adam via a New York Old Master dealer.

News In Brief – including the launch of a car department at a west London auction house

19 April 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Chiswick Auctions launching a department for cars and automobilia.

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News In Brief – including the Louvre buying Eugène Delacroix sketchbooks

15 April 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of the Louvre Museum in Paris buying Eugène Delacroix's (1798-1863) sketchbooks featuring views of London.

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News In Brief – including a Doctor Who archive of photos and episode plans selling at auction

08 April 2019

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a Doctor Who archive owned by the late production designer and art director, Derek Dodd, selling at Roseberys.

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