Chintz star quilt from Laura Fisher, NYC.

Seeing Stars; Star Quilts Abound in NYC at FISHER HERITAGE and at AFAM

  • January 16, 2011

  Stimulated by the American Folk Art Museum’s graphic exhibition of antique quilts called “Super Stars” now on view at their Lincoln Square location, NYC Americana dealer Laura Fisher ...

Colin Campbell Cooper, Garden View, Santa Barbara.  Oil on board, 14 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches.  George Stern Fine Arts.

LOS ANGELES ART SHOW RETURNS TO THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER JANUARY 19-23

  • January 11, 2011

The 16th Annual Los Angeles Art Show returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center January 19-23, 2011. Presented by the Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA) and KR Martindale Show Management this ...

From the Loan Exhibition presented by Historic Charleston Foundation at the Winter Antiques Show is Thomas Sully's Mrs.  Robert Gilmor, Jr.  (Sarah Reeve Ladson), 1823, Oil on canvas, 91.6 x 71.8 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/4 in.).  Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association.

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 57TH YEAR WITH THREE NEW EXHIBITORS AND A LOAN EXHIBITION FROM HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION

  • January 11, 2011

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 57th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with ...

18th C.  Continental Commode - 1 of 2

Clarke's 2011 Inaugural Auction - Sunday, January 9th, 2:00 pm Eastern

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  • January 7, 2011

Four Hundred and Seventy-Five lots to include Avni Arbas collection, 19th C oils including JV Bertin; 1914 African-American; Gilt Bronze and Champleve candelabra; Tiffany and Settepass candelabra; ...

HOLLY HOCKS QUILT by Eva G.  Rex (dates unknown) United States.  Dated 1944.  Cotton 96 x 81".  American Folk Art Museum, New York, gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson, 2004.14.5.

JUST IN TIME FOR WINTER … AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM BLANKETS NEW YORK WITH AMERICANA AS IT CELEBRATES “YEAR OF THE QUILT;” THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM NAMED NYC & COMPANY CULTURE SPOT FOR JANUARY

  • January 6, 2011

The American Folk Art Museum will welcome the New Year with warmth and comfort as it spotlights a time-honored art form―American quilting.  The American quilt is but one element of the ...

The proposed work from the African art department is “Elephant Headress.”

High Hosts Second Annual Collectors’ Evening to Help Build the Museum’s Permanent Collection

  • January 5, 2011

  The High Museum of Art will host the second annual Collectors’ Evening on Friday, January 28. The event, instituted in 2010 to build and improve the Museum’s permanent ...

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened its $504 million Art of the Americas Wing in Nov.  2010.

2010 in Review: Most Popular Art & Antiques News on ARTFIXdaily

  • December 30, 2010

  Top 5 most-read ArtWire press releases of 2010: 1. RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010 2. Legendary Street Artists Mear One, Kofie, Retna, and El ...

A.  Elmer Crowell (1862-1952), East Harwich, MA, Hudsonian Curlew, c.  1915, Estimate: $60/90,000

Important Decoys On Offer at Copley's Winter Sale

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  • December 15, 2010

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – On January 17, Copley Fine Art Auctions will conduct its first Winter Sale, offering 430 lots of top-notch American paintings, decoys and related folk art. Chairman and CEO ...

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905), Guarding the Catch, oil on canvas, 24.5 by 29.5 inches, Estimate: $125/175,000

Important American Paintings and Prints to be offered by Copley Fine Art Auctions

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  • December 15, 2010

On January 17, Copley Fine Art Auctions will conduct its first Winter Sale, offering 430 lots of top-notch American paintings, decoys and related folk art. The first lot will cross the block at 11 ...

Persian blue medallion with floral embroidery crazy quilt.

ELEGANT QUILT CHOICES WELCOME THE NEW YEAR - FISHER HERITAGE OFFERS LUXURIOUS VELVET, SILK ANTIQUE QUILTS

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  • December 14, 2010

To herald the advent of the new (and hopefully peaceful) year, treat your senses to a luxurious antique velvet or silk quilt from Laura Fisher at the FISHER HERITAGE gallery, 305 East 61st Street, ...

Lot 92 An Antique American Hook Rug l: 5'10" w: 2'8", estimate $ 800-1,200

Illuminating antique rugs, runners and carpets finish out Gray’s 2010 auction offerings on December 16th

  • December 13, 2010

Gray’s Auctioneers & Appraisers complete 2010 with a magnificent selection of antique Persian, Turkish, Chinese and European rugs, runners, carpets and embroidered panels at their auction on ...

Thomas Hart Benton's "Swing Your Partner,' 1945.  From Questroyal Fine Art.

ART AND ANTIQUE DEALERS LEAGUE OF AMERICA (AADLA) ANNOUNCES NEW SPRING SHOW NYC AT PARK AVENUE ARMORY TO BENEFIT THE ASPCA, APRIL 27, 2011

  • December 13, 2010

The Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) has announced that the opening night benefit preview for its inaugural Spring Show NYC, at the Park Avenue Armory on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 ...

A classic New England showcase of art and antiques, the Guilford Antiques Show is February 26-27, 2011, in Connecticut.

Guilford Antiques Show, a New England tradition, returns in February

  • December 8, 2010

As winter slowly wraps its cold fingers around us, what nicer way to cheer things up than adding a wonderful piece to your collection at the 42nd Guilford Antiques Show, February 26 and 27, 2011, ...

Antique Helper Auctions

Antique Helper Partners with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis for Virtual Appraisal Event Nov. 10

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  • November 5, 2010

Antique Helper Auctions is pleased to announce a partnership with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis through a sponsorship of the museum’s Collectors Connection group. This partnership ...

Jewelry by Barbara Heinrich at the American Craft Show, NYC.

THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR NYC & AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW NYC TOGETHER DIFFER FROM ALL NY ART VENUES

  • November 3, 2010

At two new fall events, New Yorkers and collectors from around the world will enjoy paintings, photography and sculpture by contemporary artists at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC and the finest ...