06 - 29 October
Nick Bibby: A bestiary of the real and imaginedSladmore Contemporary
'A bestiary of the real and imagined' is a new body of work by eminent sculptor, Nick Bibby. The collection of sculptures showcases a variety of species, both real and imagined. The pieces oscillate from the miniature to the monumental and this engaging use of scale creates offers a wonderfully playful depiction of the animal world, as well as creating a captivating environment within the setting of Sladmore Contemporary.
02 November - 23 December
Ann Christopher RAPangolin London
To celebrate the publication of Ann Christopher’s recent monograph, and solo exhibition at the Royal Academy, Pangolin London is proud to present a selection of sculptures and works on paper spanning all four decades of her oeuvre. New sculptures and series of drawings inspired by the West Coast of Ireland will bring the exhibition up to the present.
03 - 05 November
Salon QPSaatchi Gallery
Europe’s leading public exhibition of luxury watches will take place once again this year at the Saatchi Gallery in London. SalonQP, now in its eighth year overall, has been held at the prestigious art gallery in Duke of York’s Square, SW3, since 2011. Founded in 2009, it has established itself as the premier destination for connoisseurs of fine watches in Europe, and a key date on the luxury events calendar. As ever, SalonQP 2016 will host specially curated exhibitions, a seminar series, watchmaking workshops and demonstrations, with many highlights to be announced in the coming months.
09 - 28 November
Charlie Mackesy: Painted SculptureSLADMORE CONTEMPORARY
A solo exhibition of works by Charlie Mackesy will be on display at Sladmore Contemporary from 8th-28th November. Mackesy’s work is often described as spiritual, depicting moments of wonder or love. Many of his works are inspired by his faith and his various encounters with spirituality in the UK, New Orleans, South Africa and Southern Africa.
Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of ArtDreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
A rare and wonderful range of Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art will be on offer on 15th November at Donnington Priory. The sale includes an exceptional range of artworks and includes The Peter Arlidge Collection of Song Ceramics.
A Painter’s Paradox – Works from the studio collection of Zsuzsi Roboz (1929-2012)Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
An auction of works from the studio collection of Zsuzsi Roboz (1929-2012) will take place at Donnington Priory on 23rd November. A highlight from the collection is the portrait of Francis Bacon which demonstrates Roboz’s unique ability to capture her subjects in a relaxed, almost off-guard moment, as well as presenting their creative aura to the viewer (Est £1,500-2,000).
Fine Jewellery, Watches, Silver & Objects of VertuDreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
An exquisite selection of jewellery will be on offer at Donnington Priory this November, including high jewellery pieces by international designers Assil New York, Margherita Burgener and Sevan Biçakçi. Two beautiful rings by Biçakçi are highlights in the sale and will provide buyers a rare opportunity to secure pieces by the designer who was nicknamed ‘The Lord of the Rings’.
Handbags and Luxury AccessoriesDreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
This winter, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury hosts one of the most exciting luxury sales in the auction calendar. Over 550 designer handbags and accessories will be on offer on 6th December 2016 at Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2JE. Leading designer brands include Louis Vuitton, Prada, Hermés, Gucci, Yves Sain Laurent, Chanel, Dior, Burberry and many more.
Fine PaintingsDreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
An exceptional private collection of railway related artwork is coming up for sale as part of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Fine Paintings sale this December. Amongst the highlights in the collection are a number of original artworks done for the London, Midland & Scottish Railways in the 1920s, an era which has subsequently come to be known as the Golden Age of the railway poster.
New York Gallery LaunchDaniel Crouch Rare Books
Daniel Crouch Rare Books, internationally renowned specialist dealer in maps, atlases and rare books, is to open a gallery in New York, enabling the business to expand its operation into the United States. The gallery will be at 24 East 64th Street, in the heart of New York’s Upper East Side. The premises will include exhibition space and offices and will open on 25 January 2017. The launch is timed to coincide with the Winter Antiques Show (20 - 29 January) and Bibliography Week (23 - 28 January) – two leading events in New York’s cultural calendar.
Hudson's Heritage Awards 2017
Hudson’s Heritage Awards celebrate the high quality of experiences enjoyed by visitors to a wide range of heritage attractions. Historic houses, heritage gardens, museums, galleries in historic buildings, archaeological or industrial sites and other places associated with the past in the UK open to the public are invited to put forward an entry before 30 September 2016 in any of the 10 categories for the 2017 awards. Categories include: Best Family Day Out, Best Places to Eat, Best Places to Stay, Best New Discovery, Best Hidden Gem, Best Wedding Venue, Best Event or Exhibition, Best Innovation, Best Places for Shopping and Best Loos.
04 - 09 May
TEFAF NEW YORK SPRINGPARK AVENUE ARMORY
As the world's most buoyant art market, New York City provides the ideal context for a TEFAF fair outside Maastricht. The inaugural TEFAF New York Spring fair takes place from May 4 to May 9 2017 with a focus on art and design from the 20th century through today.