Masterpiece London

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Treasure House Fair—successor to Masterpiece London—opens with half the exhibitors but an optimistic outlook

Event's organisers say they are pursuing options with UK government to "work around" Brexit


From the ashes of Masterpiece London comes Treasure House Fair—who's taking part?

More than 40 galleries have thrown their weight behind the new venture, but only a handful of overseas dealers will participate

Art marketanalysis

What lies behind the demise of British art and antiques fairs?

The problematic trend could reflect a wider international problem for the art market

‘Post-Brexit post-Covid fightback for London’: Masterpiece founders launch new fair in place of cancelled event

The London Summer Art Fair will open in June with around half the dealers of Masterpiece

Art Basel parent company MCH Group cancels Masterpiece fair in London

"Escalating costs and a decline in the number of international exhibitors" were cited as factors in decision

Art fairsreview

Monster minerals, 'forgotten' women artists and a 66-million-year-old dinosaur: VIP sales from Masterpiece London

After two-year hiatus, fair returns to Chelsea with an exuberant sense of joie de vivre


Philip Hewat-Jaboor, chairman of Masterpiece London, has died

The art consultant and collector passed away after a brief, sudden illness last week

Casting doubt over hopes of a 'normal' UK summer, Masterpiece London cancels June fair

The fair will hold an online event in some form, while the London Original Print Fair plans to hold a gallery-based event for 33 of its exhibitors this May

Here's what has sold so far from Masterpiece London Online

From a portrait of a nurse to a £100,000 chandelier, collectors from as far afield as Australia have been buying via the digital version of the fair which was due to run this week

Masterpiece London cancels 2020 June edition as UK cracks down on coronavirus spread

The move follows news that Art Basel will postpone its 50th anniversary edition until September and New York's major auctions pivot to June

Bada sells majority stake in Chelsea fair to Masterpiece founders

The event will be renamed The Open Art Fair and will launch in March next year

Art marketpreview

Tedious link: six degrees of separation at Masterpiece London

Emphasis on "storytelling" and making connections at the cross-collecting fair this year, chief executive says. So we created some tenuous links of our own

London's Masterpiece fair to expand to Hong Kong with Fine Art Asia

After announcing it would launch new international events in 2017, London fair takes cautious approach with pavilion within existing fair this October

From Marina Abramovic's face to a butcher's shop diorama, early sales at Masterpiece London

UK capital's heatwave lends a relaxed summer atmosphere to cross-collecting fair, where deals are done at a slower tempo than at contemporary events

Anna Brady. , with additional reporting by Gareth Harris

Masterpiece grows in London, but new international fair locations not confirmed

New stakeholder MCH Group brings capital and contacts to an event shaking off its try-hard image

Hauser & Wirth joins Masterpiece London

Gallery's arrival boosts contemporary art showing at London fair following MCH Group investment, while new layout accommodates more exhibitors

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Highlights of London's upcoming Old Master auctions at Sotheby's and Christie's

Some truly stunning pieces are to appear on the block this year