New brooms sweep into Olympia Auctions in 2023

1st February 2023
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Adrian Biddell comes to Olympia Auctions with considerable experience, having worked for 27 years in Sotheby’s, first in the Impressionist department for more than a decade, after which he ran the 19th century European paintings department for 16 years. He also ran Paintings and Fine Art at Chiswick Auctions with great success from 2019 – 2021.

Under his direction, Olympia Auctions’ British and Continental Paintings and Works on Paper department will be doubling their picture auctions with two mid-season sales in the spring (22nd March) and autumn, and two Fine sales in the summer (14th June) and winter. 

Janet Rady will be running the new Modern & Contemporary African and Middle Eastern Art Auctions.

Janet holds a Masters Degree in Islamic Art History from the University of Melbourne, and a BA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

She has extensive industry experience, spanning over thirty-five years from her time at leading auction houses and major commercial galleries, most recently running the Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern and African Art department at Chiswick Auctions from 2020 – 2023.

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