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Helen Allen, executive director of the Winter Antiques Show

Winter Antiques Show Announces New Executive Director

Released: April 16, 2018

The Winter Antiques Show Executive Committee is pleased to announce that it has named Helen Allen as the new executive director of the Show. Ms. Allen joins the Winter Antiques Show with extensive experience and expertise in the arts, marketing, communications, and event production. Over the past 17 years, Ms. Allen has orchestrated the US market entry, directed, and consulted with numerous art fairs. She served as the executive director of Ramsay Fairs for nine years. During her tenure, she founded and served as executive director of PULSE Contemporary Art Fair with events in New York, ...


David Hockney, Celia Observing

HOCKNEY, CLOSE & KATZ: CONTEMPORARY MASTERS OF PORTRAITURE AT CLARKE’S APRIL 22ND AUCTION

Released: April 12, 2018

Clarke’s April 22nd auction is highlighted by a single owner collection of contemporary prints and paintings by such renowned artists as Jim Dine, David Hockney, Alex Katz, Chuck Close and Robert Vickery. Works by distinguished 19th and early 20th century American and European artists round out the sale. Of note is David Hockney’s Celia Observing, a rare 1976 color etching and aquatint ($6,000/$9,000), depicting the fabric designer Celia Birtwell with an intense gaze, seated before a large portrait. Celia, Hockney’s long-time muse, is perhaps most famously portrayed in the large-scale do...


HGTV's Taniya Nayak hosts a panel on kitchen design as part of the 5th Annual Boston Design Week.

5th Annual Boston Design Week Offers 70+ Events, Calendar Now Online

Released: March 28, 2018

Boston, MA - Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide design festival, returns for its fifth year April 4 – April 15, 2018 featuring a dazzling array of programs and events across the design spectrum. This year’s theme is “Now, New, Next!” which highlights current, new, and future design in all design arenas. All programs, events and exhibitions are open to the public and most are free of charge, but most require an RSVP. The full calendar of events is now available at www.BostonDesignWeek.com. Boston Design Week launches Wednesday, April 4 with five kick-off events in five different locati...


Anne Bridge "Buckets of Fun" (oil, 16" x 12")

‘New Beginnings for Spring’ Opens March 17th at Solvang Antiques

Released: March 05, 2018

Solvang Antiques and Judith Hale Gallery invite you to join them for the opening of their annual Spring Art Show ‘New Beginnings for Spring.’ A champagne reception will be held on Saturday, March 17th from noon to 4:00 pm. Mingle with the artists and enjoy painting demonstrations. The freshness of Spring and sweet fragrant air create an atmosphere of expectation and new beginnings. The artists in the show capture these elements in their unique artworks presenting a collection of new creations in oil, pastel and sculpture. Dirk Foslien will be enchanting attendees with a painting demons...


The top lot of the action was a bronze Art Deco statuette of a nude woman reclining inside a crescent moon, 23 by 20 by 9 inches, that went to a phone bidder for $1,905.

Auction Adventures Across The Board

Released: February 28, 2018

Each auction brings something new and unexpected. The Benefit Shop Foundation’s Red Carpet sale Feb. 21 was no exception. “Every auction is a surprise. Just when we think we have our fingers on the pulse of what Internet buyers want, there are always surprises. That’s one of the things I love about this business — every auction is a new adventure,” said founder/president Pam Stone. “There was a great mix of nice items that did better than expected.” Items sold well across the board from Asian arts and Midcentury Modern to fine art and Continental. While the occasional item is consigned...


These circa 1860-1880 temple lions from the Nanking province, 17 ½ by 6 by 7 inches, are striking in appearance.

High-Caliber Items In Benefit Shop Auction Feb. 21

Released: February 13, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. will present its next signature Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. Eastern, with a diverse range of goods from Asian and French furniture to decorative arts and fine estate jewelry. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. The monthly Red Carpet sales feature premium collections of antiques, midcentury modern, brand furnishings, sterling, china, crystal, jewelry and fine art. With a mission of “to donate, to discover and to do good,” the foundation is a nonprofit and all auction proceeds support community ...


Demétre Chiparus (Romanian 1886-1947), Les Girls, chryselephantine cold painted bronze sculptures

'Les Girls' by Demétre Chiparus Headlines Weschler’s March 2nd Sale

Released: February 13, 2018

ROCKVILLE, MD –  Weschler’s is pleased to offer a collection of fine art, including significant examples of African American art, American and European antique furniture, Russian objets de vertu, Modern designer furniture, Mid-Century decorative objects and more in their Capital Collections Estate Auction on March 2nd at 10am. The public is invited to preview these items during the exhibit, which opens on Saturday, February 24th at 9am.   ‘Les Girls’ by Demétre Chiparus, $300,000-$500,000, headlines the sale. The rare and dramatic chryselephantine cold painted bronze sculpture of five da...


Francis J.  Purcell Antiques, Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES AND ART SHOW PRESENTS ART AND DESIGN THROUGH THE CENTURIES

Released: February 07, 2018

For three days this spring, Philadelphians and visitors can explore exceptional works of art and design spanning four centuries at the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show.  Tickets are now on sale for the show, which will be held from Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, at The Navy Yard, with a Preview Party on Thursday, April 19.  Sixty of the nation’s most distinguished dealers will showcase some of the finest examples of 17th century through 20th century furniture, paintings, jewelry, crafts, silver, textiles, porcelain, and other works.  The dealers, as well as guides and lo...


Lot 117: Erik Nitsche, General Dynamics / Hydrodynamics, 1955.  From the Gail Chisholm Collection.  Estimate $2,500 to $3,500.

Swann Galleries to Offer Scarce Highlights from the Gail Chisholm Collection

Released: February 06, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Vintage Posters Featuring Highlights from the Gail Chisholm Collection on Thursday, March 1. More than 130 highlights from the collection of internationally renowned dealer and aficionado Gail Chisholm provide a colorful cross section of the variety of twentieth-century posters, from unusual images to midcentury masterpieces. Gail Chisholm was beloved in the poster community for her impeccable taste and sense of humor. The collection is led by a suite of three posters—unique to the travel poster genre—by Georges Dorival, titled Vers le Mont – Blan...


An illustrated Staffordshire creamware teapot with “Sally Sikes Drinking Tea, 1780” inscription

With Brisk Sales and More Archeological Finds Revealed, The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair Ended on a Positive Note

Released: January 31, 2018

Warmer January weather and extensive media coverage—from The New York Times to WQXR—helped send devotees of ceramics and glass to the 19th edition of The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair when the doors at Bohemian National Hall were flung open for their four-day run that started with an opening night preview on January 17th. Says Liz Lees, co-producer of the fair w­­­ith Meg Wendy, "What was so gratifying this year was that the fair welcomed not only seasoned attendees but a whole new crop of first-time visitors. Word is out: There is always plenty to see, learn about and buy at the New ...


Lyndhurst Mansion

Barn Star Launches New Antiques Show at Hudson Valley's Lyndhurst Mansion in April

Released: January 30, 2018

Barn Star Productions and Frank Gaglio, Inc. announce a new and exciting event, Antiques on the Hudson, At Lyndhurst, Saturday and Sunday, April 7 & 8, 2018. The antiques, vintage, and fine art show and sale will take place as part of Lyndhurst Mansion’s Spring Blossoms Flower Show, the 2018 season opening at the historic site. The Spring Blossoms flower show is a once-a- year event for visitors to experience the Gothic Revival style mansion filled with luxurious flower arrangements, shop fine garden antiques and rarities, and participate in horticultural workshops and lectures. As p...


William Glackens, Study for Music Hall Turn, c.1918, oil on canvas, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale; Bequest of Ira D.  Glackens

'Midnight in Paris & New York: Scenes from the 1890s - 1930s,' Exhibition Covers William Glackens and His Contemporaries

Released: January 23, 2018

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is set to present Midnight in Paris & New York: Scenes from the 1890s – 1930s, William Glackens and His Contemporaries from February 4 through October 18, 2018.  Featuring drawings, paintings and photographs by American and European artists along with distinctive architectural designs, furniture, glass, metalwork and silver, this new exhibition offers a fascinating glimpse into the rapidly changing society of the turn of the century and life in the new modern city. The Museum’s Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D. curated the exhibitio...


Antiques for Everyone at UK's National Exhibition Centre

Released: January 18, 2018

Featuring the widest range of Decorative Arts, 20th Century collectors’ pieces, traditional antiques, vintage accessories, sculpture and custom made works of art, Antiques for Everyone takes place at the National Exhibition Centre from 5 – 8 April 2018. Known across the world for its variety of exhibits, Antiques for Everyone is an essential buying source for collectors, interior designers, decorators and anyone with an interest in fine art and period design.    Around 200 specialist dealers take part in a fair that is divided into two distinct areas, one providing an elegant showcase fo...


Hector Guimard Fireplace and Chimney Piece, circa 1900 Stoneware 74h x 55w in.

With "Past, Present, Future," the Jason Jacques Gallery Is Set to Make Its Debut at Winter Antiques Show, January 19-28, 2018

Released: January 16, 2018

"Past, Present, Future" is the provocative theme that the New York-based Jason Jacques Gallery has embraced for its debut appearance at the Winter Antiques Show, taking place January 19 to ­January 28 at The Park Avenue Armory.  Explains Jason Jacques: "Since this is the gallery's first time at the Winter Antiques Show, we intend to make a bold statement in our presentation." The gallery will display work that is the most bedrock of the gallery, including circa 1900 European ceramics by T.A.C. Colenbrander and a monumental fireplace and chimney piece designed by Hector Guimard for a ho...


Bernard Hoyes acrylics on Canvas 60x40"

Bernard Hoyes Pops up at the River

Released: January 08, 2018

Hoyes exhibit at The River at Rancho Mirage. Opening Reception Friday, January 12th 2018, 6-8pm December 15, 2017-March 15th 2018. Gallery hours 4-8 Daily Palm Desert, CA - Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has pardnered with The River at Rancho Mirage, . www.theriveratranchomirage.com for a showing of his works in Space A-161. The River is Rancho Mirage’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination located in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley. Offering an extraordinary lineup of boutiques, award-winning restaurants and movie theatres, The River offers guests the perfect...


Time Travel in the Period Room Bouke de Vries War & Pieces

New York Ceramics & Glass Fair Announces Its Outstanding Line-up of Lectures for 2018 Led by Distinguished Museum Curators and Experts

Released: January 03, 2018

Revered at the most important and prestigious fair of its kind in the United States, the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair draws the world’s finest galleries specializing in porcelain, pottery, glass, cloisonné and enamels. A vital complement to this exhilarating event, free with the purchase of an admission ticket, is a superb series of enlightening and entertaining lectures by scholars, curators and ceramists. Here is the schedule: Thursday, January 18 12 noon “Pot(tery) Tales in Victorian Painting and Literature”—Dr. Rachel Gotlieb, Adjunct Curator, Gardiner Museum in Toronto. ...


Lot 230: William Oden Waller (studio), Manhattan Mary, gouache and graphite, 1927.  Sold December 14, 2017 for $77,500.  (Pre-sale estimate: $4,000 to $6,000)

Highest-Grossing Sale for Illustration Art at Swann Galleries

Released: December 19, 2017

The grand finale of Swann Galleries’ 2017 roster was a successful auction of Illustration Art on December 5. Highlights of the sale ranged from large-scale oil paintings to sentimental children’s characters to wry political commentary, with works dating from the middle of the nineteenth century to early 2017. The auction was the department’s most successful to date, exceeding its high estimate and twice breaking its own record for the most expensive artwork sold.            The runaway top lot was a spectacular set design for the musical Manhattan Mary by the studio of William Oden Walle...


Ruby Chrysanthemum Pin Rubies, black diamonds, Brazilian hematite, red PVD plated German silver

Pairing Art Nouveau Art Pottery with Contemporary Jewelry, All that Glitters: William Ehrlich and Clément Massier, Opens at the Jason Jacques Gallery, December 14

Released: December 06, 2017

Jason Jacques Gallery presents All that Glitters­, an exhibition that combines the talents of contemporary jeweler William Ehrlich and ceramist Clément Massier (1845-1917). The pairing of masterworks by the two artists, presented side-by-side for the first time, seeks to explore the connections between art pottery and jewelry as an homage to Art Nouveau design. The show opens on December 14, 2017 and continues through January 28, 2018, at 29 East 73rd Street. “Ehrlich and Massier share the insatiable desire to transcend conventional definitions of design, form, and ornamentation,” says J...


Cartier.  A very fine diamond-set jade, onyx, coral, beryl and gold Chinoiserie desk clock (estimate: $40,000 - 60,000)

CARTIER AND ART DECO SHINE IN THE ART OF TIME AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

Released: November 30, 2017

New York – A dazzling selection of clocks and watches will be offered in the December 4 auction of The Art of Time at Bonhams New York. Leading the sale is a selection of timepieces from Cartier, stunning examples of Art Deco clocks, and rare and unique wristwatches including a Rolex with a triple calendar and moon phase complication combination. Art Deco For a period in the 1920s and 30s, utilitarian table clocks were transformed into works of art fashioned from precious metals and gemstones. This auction will feature two Asian-inspired pieces from the period by highly regarded jew...


Lot 135: Georges Lepape, Après la Tempête, watercolor, ink, graphite and gold highlighting, cover illustration for Vogue, 1919.  Estimate $25,000 to $35,000.

Sendak, Seuss & Bemelmans Lead Swann Illustration Auction

Released: November 28, 2017

Swann Galleries will close the auction season with their popular sale of Illustration Art on Thursday, December 14. The house’s newest department specializes in original works of art intended for publication. This will be the largest selection of material they’ve offered to date, both by number of lots and overall value. The star of the sale is Georges Lepape’s ethereal portrait of Madame Condé Nast in a Fortuny gown against a dark sky. The watercolor painting with gold highlights, Après la Tempête, served as the cover of Vogue at the end of World War One. Lepape inscribed the work to it...


Views of the Allegheny Near Pittsburgh by William Coventry Wall (Am.  1810-1886)

American Landscape Paintings Highlight Weschler's December 8th Sale

Released: November 30, 2017

[ROCKVILLE, MD] Weschler's is pleased to present a diverse offering of over 420 lots in their Capital Collections Estate Auction and an extensive Native American Collection from several owners to wrap up the 2017 auction season.The two sales will be held in back-to-back sessions on Friday, December 8that 10 am and 3pm, respectively. Fine landscape paintings and sporting art are well represented in the sale, with two expansive landscapes by Pennsylvania artist William Coventry Wall (Am. 1810-1886), Views of the Allegheny Near Pittsburgh, each estimated to bring $20,000-30,000. Hudson River ...


Lot 304: Edward Hopper, The Lonely House, etching, 1923.  Sold November 2, 2017 for $317,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $150,000 to $200,000).

Swann Galleries Sets Record for a Print by Hopper at $317K

Released: November 03, 2017

A new auction record for any print by American master Edward Hopper was established at Swann Galleries’ auction of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, November 2. The extremely rare etching The Lonely House, 1923, sold for a record $317,000 to a buyer over the phone, above a high estimate of $200,000. The previous record for a print by the artist, set in 2012, was $80,000 lower. It was also the highest price for an etching ever sold by Swann Galleries. All three works by Hopper in the sale found buyers. Les Poilus, an extremely rare 1915-18 etching of French infantrymen, reache...


Lot 33: Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, Normandie / Maiden Voyage, 1935.  Sold October 26, 2017 for $20,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $15,000 to $20,000)

From Cassandre & Dupas to Yogi Bear, Swann Travel Poster Auction Runs the Gamut

Released: November 03, 2017

Bidders were treated to a voyage across time at Swann Auction Galleries’ Thursday, October 26, sale of Rare & Important Travel Posters, with spectacular examples that embodied a century’s worth of technological development. The top lot of the sale was Adolphe Mouron Cassandre’s promotional image for the maiden voyage of the Normandie, 1935, one of the most iconic posters of all time. It was purchased by a bidder in the room for $20,000. A fine selection of early ocean liner images opened the sale, as the earliest form of mass leisure transportation. A rare circa-1911 depiction of the...


Gorham, Bird's eye view of the Vase or Bonbon Dish Sterling Silver and ‘Translucent’ Enamel 2.75 inches high by 6.25 inches in diameter New York, NY, 1893

Winter Antiques Show Announces New Exhibitors for 2018 Edition

Released: November 15, 2017

The Winter Antiques Show is pleased to announce the selection of six new exhibitors: Hirschl & Adler Modern (New York), Jason Jacques Gallery (New York), Lillian Nassau LLC (New York), Lobel Modern (New York), Spencer Marks (Southampton, Massachusetts), and Galerie Anne-Sophie Duval in collaboration with continuing exhibitor Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz (Paris). Returning to the Show after a one-year hiatus are Peter H. Eaton and Joan R. Brownstein (Newbury, Massachusetts). The new and returning exhibitors complete the 2018 Show’s roster of 70 renowned experts in fine and decorative art...


Pair of Vladimir Kagan Upholstered Walnut Contour Lounge Chairs, designed 1958.  Est.  $12,000-18,000

Auction of Modern and Contemporary Furniture, Design and Art at Doyle

Released: November 13, 2017

Doyle’s popular Doyle+Design auction on Tuesday, November 21 at 10am showcases furniture, design and art by some of the most prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. The sale presents design that has transformed the way we use living spaces while questioning where we draw the line between fine art and furniture and decorative objects. Furniture by George Nakashima (1905-1990) is renowned for its organic forms that incorporate the natural unfinished edge of the wood plank, as seen in two chests of drawers in the sale (est. each $30,000-50,000). Often chosen...


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