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James Butterwick, The Dealer, features in the New Yorker and a Documentary

James Butterwick, The Dealer, features in the New Yorker and a Documentary

James Butterwick as "The Dealer" in a short documentary "Peter's Painting" shot in Brooklyn, featured by the New Yorker. Read on... Read More

Peregrine Pollen, Man of Action

Peregrine Pollen, Man of Action

As time is plentiful, I hope you will find time to read the below – reminiscences from the Art Newspaper and myself about my close friend, and former President of Sotheby’s, New York in the swinging sixties, Peregrine Pollen who died in February. Read More

“An Epidemic of Russian Fakes” by Russian Art Focus

“An Epidemic of Russian Fakes” by Russian Art Focus

Fascinating read at Russian Art Focus "An Epidemic of Russian Fakes". "The art world recently hailed as a major victory the acquittal of prominent British dealer of Russian art James Butterwick in a libel case". Read on... Read More

Delighted to Announce Sale of Alexander Bogomazov “Self Portrait”

Delighted to Announce Sale of Alexander Bogomazov “Self Portrait”

We are delighted to Announce Sale of Alexander Bogomazov "Self Portrait" to Kroeller Muller Museum in the Netherlands Read More

Yakov Chernikhov at TEFAF 2020 in Maastricht

Yakov Chernikhov at TEFAF 2020 in Maastricht

James Butterwick is back on Stand 725 at this year’s TEFAF Maastricht (March 7-15) with 34 sensational Avant-Garde works by Yakov Chernikhov Read More

James Butterwick Wins Avant Garde Defamation Case

James Butterwick Wins Avant Garde Defamation Case

An Italian court has cleared London Russian Art dealer James Butterwick of charges of defamation brought by the organizers of the show, “Avangardie Russe dal Cubofuturismo al Suprematismo’ held in Mantua from 30.11.2013 to 23.2.2014. Read More

Great Road by Isaak Levitan – Sale Announced

Great Road by Isaak Levitan – Sale Announced

We are delighted to announce the sale of The Great Road. Avenue of Birches (1897) by Isaak Levitan. Read More

Russian Art Focus: Interview with James Butterwick

Russian Art Focus: Interview with James Butterwick

Happy New Year, everyone! For us this year starts with a wonderful article by Monica Norse at the Russian Art Focus. Described as “a flamboyant, adventurous character with strong principles, a great sense of humour and an extremely sharp... Read More

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