Latest News Articles by Noelle McElhatton
Art is back on Trump's China tariff list14 August 2019
Dealers in Chinese art remain on high alert as art and antiques appeared on a new list of Chinese goods facing a 10% US import tariff from September 1.
Dealers in Tetbury get ready for Brexit disruption12 August 2019
The dealers of Tetbury who trade with the Continent are determined to work through whatever turbulence Brexit may bring. A no-deal departure, likely to result in tariffs and customs checks, would present problems for import and export of stock.
Tetbury: Taking the long view in the ‘antiques capital of Gloucestershire’12 August 2019
ATG explores Tetbury’s Long Street to discover dealers evolving to lure casual buyers as well as connoisseurs
Wright Marshall’s fine art auction business to close as no buyer found08 August 2019
The fine art division of auction house Wright Marshall will cease to operate after August 9 (tomorrow) after the administrators of the Knutsford firm were not able to secure a buyer.
Art and antiques trade ready to work with new ministers following latest cabinet reshuffle29 July 2019
As part of the new prime minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet reshuffle, new ministers for culture and for the environment have been appointed.
Rare 'travelling' doll’s house makes €48,000 at auction in Ireland25 July 2019
A travelling doll's house, made in 1810 to entertain children on long journeys, fetched €48,000 (£42,800) hammer at Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers in Kilkenny, Ireland earlier this week.
Dealers and collectors win High Court permission for judicial review of ivory ban law15 July 2019
A High Court judge has given the go-ahead for a full hearing on the legality of the controversial Ivory Act, due to usher in a near-total ban on the UK trade in antique ivory when it comes into force later this year.
Adam Partridge in talks to buy Wright Marshall fine art08 July 2019
Cheshire auctioneer Adam Partridge is in talks with the administrator of Wright Marshall Fine Art Auctioneers to buy its Knutsford fine art business.
Trump's proposed US tax on Chinese art imports ‘would harm local trade and benefit China’, trade officials told28 June 2019
A renewed threat to tax Chinese art imports into the US, including those from the UK, would harm the local antiques trade and instead benefit China, US trade officials have heard.
Full house for inaugural BADA ‘pop-up’ show in Pimlico, to include the 'James Bond desk'25 June 2019
Members of the British Antique Dealers’ Association have weighed in behind the trade body’s first curated exhibition, with the inaugural event now fully subscribed ahead of its launch tonight.
Time for a shipshape gathering for members of the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers24 June 2019
Auctioneers from across the UK attend trade association SOFAA's biennial yacht club dinner.
Away days: A selection of destinations that act as magnets for antiques enthusiasts19 June 2019
Britain still has many ‘antiques’ towns and streets – those picturesque corners of the island populated by shops, galleries and centres that together act as a magnet for antiques tourists. Two of the largest communities of dealers close to London are Petworth and Hungerford, while a busy schedule of regular fairs and markets takes place to the south-west of London.
New association for catalogue raisonné creators ‘will help stem flow of art fakes onto the market’12 June 2019
A new international body is being set up to promote and support the creation of catalogue raisonnés.
Tomasso Brothers and Butchoff Antiques among dealers confirmed for BADA ‘pop up’ exhibition10 June 2019
Leading dealers have signed up to take part in BADA’s inaugural ‘pop up’ selling exhibition in June and July on Pimlico Road, London.
US auctioneer Hindman to launch buy-it-now option as it seeks to be ‘America's premier mid-market auction house’10 June 2019
Chicago-headquartered US auctioneer Hindman, formerly Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, has an ambitious agenda that goes beyond its recent rebrand.
CEO of US saleroom Hindman on the Chicago-based firm's ambitious agenda10 June 2019
Chicago-headquartered US saleroom Hindman, formerly Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, has an ambitious agenda that goes beyond its recent rebrand, as its CEO Thomas Galbraith tells ATG.
BADA to host selling exhibition coinciding with Masterpiece and Olympia fairs31 May 2019
The British Antique Dealers’ Association is to host a London selling exhibition for its members in June and July, coinciding with Masterpiece and The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia.
BADA logo row is put to the vote27 May 2019
The British Antique Dealers’ Association is consulting members on a new logo after doubts were expressed about the replacement of the trade body’s traditional ‘Cellini’ emblem.
Call on antiques trade to oppose tariffs on Chinese antiques once again27 May 2019
The global art market is preparing to defend itself against a renewed US threat to tax Chinese art imports, as part of President Trump’s trade war with China.
Post-war Irish art: Five pictures to be offered at upcoming Whyte’s auction in Dublin23 May 2019
As demand for Mod Brit art continues its upward trajectory, ATG takes a closer look at mid-century Irish work for sale at a forthcoming Whyte’s auction in Dublin on May 27, exploring the unique influences on ‘Mod Irish’ artists of that era.