Antique Collecting – new issue OUT NOW

The September issue of Antique CollectingThe latest issue of Antique Collecting is OUT NOW and it’s a veritable wunderkammer of articles, advice and the latest news. Subscribe now to get it delivered to your doorstep.

A Welsh stick chairFind out why primitive furniture has never been more popular in interiors and antiques as we catch up with expert Richard Bebb who gives buying advice and reveals what to look for in a Welsh stick chair.

From the world of art, we look at a major new exhibition opening this month about art from the Pacific. Ethnographic works from the region are witnessing growing demand, so find out why there’s never been a better time to invest in Pacific art.

John Vine's Bull in a StableCloser to home, art from East Anglia is also in the ascendancy, but it’s not necessarily the Old Masters and their pastoral scenes that are making waves, rather artists from the modern era.

George Widener (1912-1947), Titanic, 2012Similarly, interest in outsider art is growing strongly  – hailed as the new folk art in the US and UK. Christie’s New York’s Cara Zimmerman reveals the artists to watch out for and explains why works outside the boundaries of the mainstream are gaining universal appeal.

Elsewhere in the magazine, expert furniture restorer Simon Gilboy shows how to wax period oak;  find out about the mystery of four-poster bed that could be a long-lost masterpiece; learn why vinyl should be at the top of your wishlist; and why it’s a great time to invest in childhood memorabilia.

All that, and our comprehensive round-up of news from the auction houses, sales results, profiles, expert opinion and calendar of fairs and events.

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