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Prints make Edinburgh impression at Fine Art Society's exhibition

22 January 2018

For the Fine Art Society in Edinburgh, the year kicks off with an exhibition of 20th century printmaking.

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Shop talk: Brian Cheyne of Collecting the World

22 January 2018

In our continuing series looking through the keyhole of ‘bricks and mortar’ antiques shops and centres, ATG talks to Brian Cheyne of Collecting the World.

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Salerooms feel the tribe is right

15 January 2018

The rising popularity of the tribal art collecting scene is tempting auction houses to take steps in that direction.

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Colourists take top honours in Scottish sales north and south

15 January 2018

More than £730,000 worth of pictures changed hands at Edinburgh saleroom Lyon & Turnbull’s (25/20% buyer’s premium) recent sale of Scottish art.

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Ski posters head north to Edinburgh sale

15 January 2018

It was around this time of year when wealthy skiers with chalets to decorate would dial in from the slopes of the world’s most prestigious resorts to take part in Christie’s South Kensington’s annual Ski Sale.

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A sauce boat fit for island life

08 January 2018

More Channel Islands silver to add to over 250 pieces dispersed as part of the Paint collection at Martel Maides earlier this year came to auction recently.

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The science of selling whisky

08 January 2018

The season, the spirit in question and the location of the sale put this bottle of Lagavulin whisky, below, into the spotlight.

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Shop talk: The Merchant of Inverness

08 January 2018

In our continuing series looking through the keyhole of ‘bricks and mortar’ shops in 2018, ATG talks to Moira Meldrum of family business The Merchant.

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Obituary: Dorothy McEwan

08 January 2018

We regret to announce the death of dealer and picture specialist Dorothy McEwan.

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Previews: £30,000 plus

08 January 2018

Our weekly selection from salerooms and dealerships.

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CSK poster girls make return to auction rooms in Edinburgh

02 January 2018

Former Christie’s vintage poster specialists Nicolette Tomkinson and Sophie Churcher have teamed up with Lyon & Turnbull to launch dedicated auctions this year.

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Six snaps of ski scenes from vintage poster sale

28 December 2017

Scottish auction house Lyon & Turnbull has teamed up with former Christie’s vintage poster specialists Nicolette Tomkinson and Sophie Churcher.

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Pick of the Week: Eyewitness view of Dunkirk evacuation

18 December 2017

It may be strange and surreal, but John Spencer-Churchill’s (1909-92) landscape panorama of the evacuation of Dunkirk is the only depiction of the event known to have been painted by an eyewitness.

Shapes auction room in Edinburgh to close

04 December 2017

Shapes Auctioneers based in Edinburgh is to close.

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Former Bonhams employees team up to open new dealership in 16th century Scottish house

28 November 2017

Two former members of auction house Bonhams have teamed up to open a new dealership in Dumfriesshire.

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Pick of the Week: Nicholson looks good in yellow

27 November 2017

A William Nicholson (1872-1949) portrait drew admirers at Thomas R Callan (17.5% buyer’s premium) on November 19 as it was hammered down for £150,000.

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Modern Scots and rock ‘n’ roll line-up for Edinburgh art exhibition

20 November 2017

For its final pair of exhibitions this year, The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh is staging Modern Scottish Paintings, 1940-85 and John Byrne Rock ‘n’ Roll from November 24-December 23.

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Mirror, mirror (and 14 more mirrors) on the wall - which is the best-seller of them all?

15 November 2017

If you are into interior design and are looking for a theatrical flourish then a sale coming up at a Glasgow auction house this Friday (November 17) could be worth a moment of reflection.

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Turner prize is revived saleroom in the Borders

13 November 2017

It’s a new name and a new start for a Jedburgh saleroom this autumn.

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Scone Palace fair: a down to Perth occasion

06 November 2017

Running from November 10-12 on the outskirts of Perth, The Scone Palace Antiques & Fine Art Fair hosts many Scottish dealers. Among them, Carse Antiques brings a selection of furniture and fellow specialists Cathedral Antiques as well as Hilary Farquharson, who will offer antiquarian books.

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