LONDON, ENGLAND.-The 2005 British Art Fair will take place at the Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 from 14-18 September. Now in its 18th year, it is the only fair to specialise in British art from 1900 right up to the present day. All the great names of British art are represented by some 60 of the country's leading dealers and it should not be missed!
Author, William Boyd will perform the opening ceremony at 5pm on the 14th. The 20/21 BRITISH ART FAIR, which covers British art from 1900 to the present day, is the market leader for Modern British art All the great names of the 20th century: Auberbach, Bacon, Freud, Frink, Hepworth, Hockney, Lowry, Moore, Piper, Scott, Spencer etc. will be on view alongside a wide range of work by contemporary artists. With prices from a few hundred pounds, it is a magnet for collectors.
ART FOR PENSIONS! As from 6th April 2006, art may be held within a Self Invested Pension Scheme. This means it will be possible to purchase a work of art and obtain 40% higher rate tax relief on your premiums which can be used to buy art.
CONSULT THE EXPERTS - Art values are based upon perceptions and tastes that change over time, together with criteria such as condition, quality, name and subject. To the uninitiated the provess can be a bit daunting; however, the 20/21 BRITISH ART FAIR offers a great opportunity to get advice from the top experts. (see www.britishartfair.co.uk for full list). Together they represent a remarkable bank of knowledge which cannot be rivalled by any saleroom or museum.