Press Releases

April 2014

International Platform for Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
4 to 11 July 2014

July 2013

The fifth staging of Master Paintings Week (MPW), 28 June to 5 July 2013, a collaboration between twenty leading dealers and three auction houses and supported by The Crown Estate, has not only attracted collectors and curators from around the globe but also generated significant sales.  In 2013 Master Paintings Week joined forces with Master Drawings and Sculpture Week under the banner of London Art Week and this new initiative has proved popular, providing a coherent platform that serves to highlight the pre-eminence of the city in these fields.  The free pocket-sized publication was much sought after as was the iPhone/iPad app with 1,500 registered downloads and more than 25 hours spent by users with over&n

April 2013

Master Paintings Week 2013

Master Paintings Week (MPW), now in its fifth year and already an important event in the London art calendar, takes place from 28 June to 5 July 2013 and, for the first time, will have the support of The Crown Estate.  The successful collaboration between twenty leading dealers and three international auction houses highlights the extraordinarily wide selection of European paintings dating from the 15th to the 20th centuries available in London.

February 2013

Master Paintings Week - Sponsored by The Crown Estate

Master Paintings Week (MPW), now in its fifth year and already an important event in London’s art calendar, is delighted to announce the support of The Crown Estate.  James Cooksey, Head of St James’s Portfolio, said: “The Crown Estate is delighted to partner for the first time with Master Paintings Week.  We value the important contribution of the art community in St James’s and to be part of this exceptional week of events highlights our commitment to promoting the area’s unique culture and heritage”.

January 2013

London Art Week

London Art Week is an exciting joint venture that unites Master Paintings Week and Master Drawings and Sculpture Week (formerly Master Drawings London). The new collaboration will provide a coherent platform, sharing advertising and creating a new online portal through which the individual websites can be accessed.   London Art Week will also produce a map with the locations of all the participants making it easier for collectors to navigate the week.

June 2012

Master Paintings Week 2012 - All Aboard!

Left to right: Johnny van Haeften, Jonathan Green (in taxi) and Konrad Bernheimer

Johnny van Haeften, Jonathan Green and Konrad Bernheimer, the three founders of Master Paintings Week (MPW), invite you to join them on a ride to the heart of London’s art scene.

May 2012

Master Paintings Week (MPW), now in its fourth year and already a key event in London’s art calendar, takes place from 29 June to 6 July 2012.  This collaboration between twen

March 2012

The fourth Master Paintings Week takes place from 29 June to 6 July 2012 and is one of the key events in London’s Summer season.  This collaboration between twenty-three leading dealers and three auction houses offers an extraordinarily wide

May 2011

Now in its third year and established as one of the key art events in London’s summer calendar, Master Paintings Week is a collaboration between twenty-three leading galleries and three auction houses that takes place from 1 to 8 July 2011. This week of exhibitions and events offers a wonderful selection of European paintings dating from the 15th to the 20th centuries and coincides with the Old Master sales at Bonhams, Christie’s and Sotheby’s and another dealer initiative, Master Drawings London (1 to 8 July).

January 2011

Now in its third year and established as one of the key art events in the summer calendar, Master Paintings Week is a collaboration between twenty-three leading galleries and three auction houses and will take place from 1 to 8 July 2011.  This week of exhibitions and events offers a wonderful selection of predominantly European paintings, dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries, coinciding with the Old Master Sales at Bonhams (6 July), Christie’s (5 and 6 July) and Sotheby’s (6 and 7 J