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Key Things to Consider When Purchasing Art

Key Things to Consider When Purchasing Art

In his recent interview to Ukrainian TV channel Zik, James Butterwick spoke about the specifics of art dealing and named 3 key principles to follow when purchasing art. Read More

The International Catalogue Raisonné Association – New Initiative by the Royal Academy of Arts

The International Catalogue Raisonné Association – New Initiative by the Royal Academy of Arts

Fascinating read and a long-awaited initiative from The Royal Academy of Arts in London “In a market blighted by fakes and forgeries, art experts have faced legal action and even death threats for refusing to authenticate works as original.... Read More

Russian Art Week Results and Reflections – November 2019

Russian Art Week Results and Reflections – November 2019

Recent overview of the Russian Art Week auction sales this November by James Butterwick is now published by Russian Art and Culture. Firstly the star of lot of Russian Art Week, the Kliun fizzled and spluttered its way to £4.1 hammer price... Read More

Russian Art Week Auction Sales Peak at $50mln

Russian Art Week Auction Sales Peak at $50mln

Russian art sales during the the Russian Art Week of 25 Novemebr 2019 brought to the UK auction houses a revenue of almost $50mln. James Butterwick, an established UK art dealer in Russian and Ukrainian avant garde art, thinks the figures... Read More

James Butterwick Auction Highlights Review in Russian Arts and Culture Winter Guide

James Butterwick Auction Highlights Review in Russian Arts and Culture Winter Guide

The Russian Art and Culture winter guide is out in time for the Russian Art Week in London that will start on 22 November 2019. James Butterwick is offering an insightful review of the Russian art on sale at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Macdougall’s, Bonhams... Read More

New office in Mayfair

New office in Mayfair

James Butterwick is moving to the new office in Mayfair. Read More

Lecture: James Butterwick at Cambridge University

Lecture: James Butterwick at Cambridge University

James Butterwick is giving a lecture on ‘Provenance Issues- the mass faking of the Russian Avant- Garde?’ at St. John’s College, Cambridge on Wednesday 20th February. Read More

The Daily Telegraph: Studio Voltaire takes its creative flair to Mayfair

The Daily Telegraph: Studio Voltaire takes its creative flair to Mayfair

London dealers James Butterwick and Alon Zakaim have unearthed a collection of 47 drawings from the Twenties by avant-garde artist Yakov Chernikhov, which display his interest in industrial architecture and abstract design. Read More

Yakov Chernikhov 1889-1951: The Soviet Piranesi

Yakov Chernikhov 1889-1951: The Soviet Piranesi

James Butterwick and Alon Zakaim Fine Art are presenting the first personal exhibition of a pioneering architect, designer, and theoretician Yakov Chernikhov. Read More

Lecture: James Butterwick on The Faking of the Russian Art

Lecture: James Butterwick on The Faking of the Russian Art

On June 9th at the Museum of Russian Impressionism, Moscow James Butterwick gave a lecture on The Faking of the Russian Art. Read More