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Dealer Susan De Jong of Southwest Accents

The Curator’s Eye Features Susan DeJong of Southwest Accents

Released: October 9, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.curatorseye.com) recently spoke with Susan DeJong of Southwest Accents about her passion for Navajo textiles, her experience as a dealer, and how she incorporates a growing internet strategy into her business. As a professional flutist, De Jong’s initial exposure to Navajo textiles began when she performed for two summers with the Santa Fe Opera. Her enthusiasm for the material led to annual trips to the Navajo Reservation where she often found stellar weavings in out of the way trading posts. As her collection grew, she realized her fascination for Navajo textile...


Peter Lundberg of Janus Galleries

The Curator’s Eye Features Peter Lundberg of Janus Galleries

Released: September 18, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.curatorseye.com) recently spoke with Peter Lundberg of Janus Galleries about his passion for art, his experience as an artist and a dealer, and how he incorporates a growing internet strategy into his business.   Lundberg explains, “I have been a collector and art dealer for thirty years. My grandparents were collectors and my mother was a painter, so it's in the genes. My wife and I began collecting 19th century Scandinavian oils on our honeymoon, and I started selling art as soon as our own walls were full and we needed to make room for new additions.” ...


Ed Mell, Men of the Desert, 2014, oil on linen, 36 by 23 in

Arts of the American West Category Added To The Curator’s Eye

Released: June 11, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) is pleased to announce the addition of the Arts of the American West category to its encyclopedic offerings. Featuring Native American textiles, contemporary western art, and early western photography, among other items, this category encompasses all that collectors and enthusiasts of the American West will want. The Curator’s Eye  launched with the cooperation of multiple leading dealers from across the country. Contemporary Painting - Ed Mell The Arts of the American West is headlined by a contemporary oil painting by Ed Mell titled Men ...


Egyptian Azure-glazed Royal Shabti for the Princess Nesy-Khonsu

Ancient Art Featured On The Curator’s Eye

Released: April 10, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) turns its spotlight on the hundreds of ancient art and artifacts on offer through the online exhibition. The Curator’s Eye presents a worthwhile selection of rare, ancient objects from dealers based all over the world, from Roman silver to Chinese jade to Scythian gold. Egyptian Azure Glazed Royal Shabti This Egyptian azure glazed royal shabti for the Princess Nesy-Khonsu, from the 21st dynasty, ca. 1069-945 BC, is made of exceptional deep blue glazed faience, shown mummiform, and the features in applied black. The figure is slim and handsom...


Japanese Imari Porcelain Urns, circa 1860

Every Week Is Asia Week At The Curator’s Eye: Asian Art Highlights

Released: March 31, 2014

Even though Asia Week has ended, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) continues to offer the highest quality art, antiques, and artifacts of Asian origin currently on display on the online exhibition. The Curator’s Eye is pleased to feature thousands of highly desirable objects from dealers based all over the world, ranging from Contemporary Southeast Asian paintings to antique Japanese furniture and porcelain to rare Chinese and Persian jewelry. Japanese Imari Porcelain Urns These exceptional Japanese Imari porcelain vases, created circa 1860, are stunning examples of early Me...


Morton Bartlett, Waving Girl, photograph

The Curator’s Eye Features Dealer Marion Harris, Morton Bartlett Discovery

Released: March 17, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) recently spoke with New York-based dealer Marion Harris about her discovery of outsider artist Morton Bartlett’s dolls and her subsequent decision to market the contemporary photographs via the art marketing platform, The Curator’s Eye, in order to introduce the limited edition prints. Twenty years ago, Harris followed her “intuitive sense” about an intriguing group of dolls she found at an antiques fair. Despite the fact they were being sold separately, she bought Bartlett’s “fantasy family of model children, 3 boys and 12 girls,” so they coul...


Bella Coola Carpenter Mask, 1875-1900

The Curator’s Eye Delivers Measurable Results To Alaska On Madison

Released: February 26, 2014

The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) spoke with Ann Lesk of Alaska on Madison gallery in New York, which features Inuit art of the twentieth century Canadian Arctic, two-thousand-year-old objects from the Old Bering Sea cultures, and nineteenth century art from the Northwest Coast peoples and Yup’ik Eskimos. The discussion centered on the advertising and exposure benefits delivered by The Curator’s Eye, which Eve M. Kahn of the New York Times recently mentioned in her article on New Antiques Websites as an “older competitor” in the field. Lesk and her husband were established coll...


Victor Higgins, New Mexico Sky, oil on canvas, c.  1922-23

The Curator’s Eye Discusses Successful Art Business With SavvyCollector.com

Released: February 5, 2014

The Curator’s Eye recently had a conversation with Corinne Cain of SavvyCollector.com, based in Phoenix, Arizona, about the results and experience delivered to her business by The Curator’s Eye (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/). The discussion covered online art sales, advertising, and how The Curator's Eye challenges traditional print advertising. SavvyCollector.Com: Art Sales Strictly Online, To Rehome Superior Artworks Corinne Cain is an art appraiser by training who broadened her already extensive experience to include sales. She worked in museums, galleries, as a paid art critic,...


Gold Perfumer with Magnificent Dragons-and-Phoenix Openwork, circa 907-960 CE or earlier, China

The Curator’s Eye Delivers Knowledgable Clients To TK Asian Antiques

Released: January 29, 2014

NEW YORK - In a recent article, Forbes contributor Kathryn Tully quoted Sean Moriaty’s podcast comment, saying, “the majority of people, even in gallery scenarios, are buying art that they’ve actually seen in the form of a jpeg sent in an email from the gallerist. Much of the marketing and demand generation, so to speak, is already electronic.” In this regard, The Curator’s Eye (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/) excels with its unique set of services. The art marketing organization allows private art and antiques dealers such as TK Asian Antiquities to compete with other art businesses, such as...


Italian Carved, Gilt, and Walnut Sansovino Frame

Lowy Frames Brings History of Framing to The Curator's Eye

Released: January 9, 2014

The Curator’s Eye, (www.CuratorsEye.com), the distinctive online platform for the finest art and antiques from distinguished dealers across the globe, recently spoke with Julius Lowy Frames in New York about technology, marketing strategy, and their experience bringing their exceptional antique frame inventory online via The Curator’s Eye. Lowy Chose The Curator’s Eye Because It Co-Brands Their Inventory With Other Outstanding Inventory Lowy Frames owns a six-story building on Manhattan’s Upper East side, with a frame atelier on the first and second floors, and they are constantly...


Pairoj Karndee, Hong Kong Angel, 2013, acrylic on linen, 90 x 110 cm

The Curator’s Eye Discusses Online Art Market With Anthony Smith

Released: December 19, 2013

The Curator’s Eye recently spoke with Anthony Smith of asart, based in London, England, about the results and experience delivered to his business by The Curator’s Eye (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/). The discussion covered his history as a dealer, the art that excites him most, and the way he has incorporated The Curator’s Eye into his current business model. Anthony Smith Opts For Online Business Model With Reduced Overhead After studying law, Smith reports, “I became absolutely fascinated by both the artwork and the process of creating art, so much so that I then read art history...


2013 Holiday Gift Guide Presented By The Curator's Eye

The Curator’s Eye Presents Unique Holiday Gift Guide

Released: December 2, 2013

Searching for the perfect gift for a connoisseur this holiday season? The Curator’s Eye, (www.CuratorsEye.com), the distinctive online platform for the finest art and antiques from distinguished dealers across the globe, presents thousands of truly unique gift options. With offerings ranging from American folk art to Imperial Roman jewelry, The Curator’s Eye is a treasure trove of stocking stuffers that possess a sense of history. 1. In the spirit of the Christmas season, many beautiful and collectible artifacts reflect the long history of the religion, including an illuminated ma...


Dealer Michael Backman

Michael Backman Revisits Art and Technology with The Curator’s Eye

Released: November 19, 2013

Earlier this week, The Curator’s Eye and London-based dealer Michael Backman continued their conversation about the integration of technology into the business of dealing art. As an early adopter of the marketing tools provided by The Curator’s Eye, Backman is well-suited to discuss the merits of the platform and to describe the evolution of these tools. In particular, Backman noted the addition of “well-targeted, cutting-edge Internet-based advertising.” The Curator’s Eye: “Unique Opportunity to Reach New Clients” He began, “From a dealer’s point of view, Curator’s Eye offers an ...


Gustav Klimt Autograph Quotation, 1913

Schulson Autographs Harnesses Marketing Power Of The Curator’s Eye

Released: November 12, 2013

BOSTON - Recently, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) sat down with Claudia Strauss-Schulson of Schulson Autographs, a leading dealer in the historical autographs and manuscripts field. Schulson has been a dealer using The Curator’s Eye for over a year, and we took this opportunity to discuss her approach to the marketing platform, her experience listing items, and how she uses the client lists and client analytics provided by The Curator’s Eye to expand as well as refine her business practices. "The Curator’s Eye Is An Online Antique Show" Already, Schulson Autographs has “shif...


Marc Chagall, Illustrations for the Bible, 1960 American edition

Impressionist and Modern Paintings Highlighted On The Curator’s Eye

Released: November 6, 2013

BOSTON - “With all eyes on the multimillion-dollar paintings, drawings and sculptures being sold at the Impressionist, modern and contemporary art auctions that begin in New York next week,” as New York Times columnist Carol Vogel writes, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) highlights a number of offerings of Impressionist and modern art presented on the online exhibition by leading private dealers from around the world. Marc Chagall - Drawings for the Bible The selection of Impressionist and modern works begins with the first American edition of Marc Chagall’s second series of ...


A selection of items from Allington Antiquarian Books, Winston-Salem, NC

Allington Antiquarian Books Expands Client List With The Curator's Eye

Released: October 29, 2013

The Curator’s Eye recently sat down with dealer Stephen Johnson of Allington Antiquarian Books in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. During the interview, the discussion covered Johnson’s path to becoming a rare book dealer and his strategic addition of The Curator’s Eye (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/) to his business practice. From Student to Lawyer to Full-time Bookseller Johnson says, “I have been buying and selling rare books since 1978 when, as a student at the University of Virginia, I wandered into a local bookshop and discovered shelf after shelf of rare and collectable books.” Eve...


Xu Bing, Square Word Calligraphy Scroll, ink on paper, 2005

Modern and Contemporary Art And Design Flourish On The Curator’s Eye With Site Redesign

Released: October 16, 2013

After unveiling a recent comprehensive site redesign last week, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) is pleased to highlight its flourishing Modern and Contemporary Art category. This category features hundreds of highly desirable objects of art and design from dealers based all over the world, ranging from Southeast Asian paintings to Fine Art Photographs to wood furniture of groundbreaking British design. Chinese Innovation: Square Word Calligraphy The offering begins with a new piece by Xu Bing, a Square Word Calligraphy Scroll. This ink painting is a new kind of writing, almos...


Dealer Sue McGovern-Huffman of Sands of Time Antiquities, Georgetown, DC

Sands of Time Antiquities Embraces Technology, Incorporates The Curator’s Eye

Released: October 8, 2013

The Curator’s Eye recently spoke with Sue McGovern-Huffman of Sands of Time Antiquities, based in Washington, D.C., about her use of the technology provided by The Curator’s Eye (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/) to expand her client base and increase her sales. McGovern-Huffman, who began her career as a professional dealer twenty years ago in Sydney, Australia, has been at the helm of Sands of Time Antiquities in Georgetown, D.C., for the past eight years. She has been active in e-commerce for over a decade, after combining her experience in information technology with her personal passion...


Dealer Christopher Cardozo

Dealer Christopher Cardozo Replaces Gallery Space With The Curator's Eye

Released: September 23, 2013

The Curator’s Eye recently spoke with Christopher Cardozo of Christopher Cardozo Fine Art, based in Minneapolis, about the art dealing profession and how he goes about embracing change and expanding global knowledge of his field. The discussion covered his passion for Edward S. Curtis and his strategic addition of The Curator’s Eye (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/) to his business practice. An Inspired Start: Being a Researcher, a Gallerist, and Shifting Course with the Changing Times Years ago, Cardozo spent six months as a photographer and ethnographic researcher in a small, remote,...


Baphuon-style Khmer Head

Travel Through Time: Asian Art Featured on The Curator’s Eye

Released: September 18, 2013

As Asian art markets continue their impressive showing at sales and shows around the world, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) hosts a chronological tour of the exceptional items of Asian origin currently on display on the continuous online exhibition. The Curator’s Eye offers a varied selection of objects made in locations from China to Cambodia, and made from as early as 550 A.D. up to contemporary times. Chinese Standing Buddha Dated during the Northern Qi Dynasty of China, which ran between 550 and 577 A.D., this exceptionally beautiful standing Buddha represents the heig...


Dealer Beryl Cavallini

Galerie Golconda Uses The Curator’s Eye To Expand Reach

Released: September 9, 2013

The Curator’s Eye recently had a conversation with Beryl Cavallini of Galerie Golconda, based in Saint-Paul de Vence, France, about the current state of the international art market and how it is migrating online. The talk also covered the results and experience delivered to her business by The Curator’s Eye (http://www.CuratorsEye.com/). Economical Situation: Easily Paid For After ten months on The Curator’s Eye, Cavallini reports, “my experience of sales has been, curiously, of twins. Every time a customer bought a piece, they then asked for another one in less than two months,”...


Zedekiah Belknap portrait, circa 1820-1830, oil on canvas

Spotlight on Folk Art at The Curator’s Eye

Released: August 27, 2013

In preparation for the American Art and Furniture sales coming this fall, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) turns its spotlight to the exceptional American Folk Art currently on offer through the online exhibition. The Curator’s Eye presents a worthwhile selection of rare, distinguished paintings, carvings, furniture, and presidential mementos for at-home perusal by collectors and enthusiasts. Portraits of Americans A portrait of a lady, attributed to Ruth Shute (1803-1882), leads the offering of paintings of Americans. An oil on canvas created circa 1830s, this work depicts...


William R.  Davis, “Sunset on the Banks,” oil on canvas.  For more information, visit www.curatorseye.com

Ahoy! Nautical Art and Artifacts Highlighted On The Curator’s Eye

Released: August 13, 2013

As the summer beach and sailing season winds down, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) highlights a stunning offering of nautical, marine, and coastal art and artifacts. From hand-carved scrimshaw, to paintings by the likes of James Buttersworth, to shipboard instruments, the continuous online exhibition of notable objects on The Curator's Eye affords dedicated collectors a unique opportunity to surf the best of nautical art. Scrimshaw The offering begins with an extremely rare and important polychrome scrimshaw whale tooth, attributed to the work of whaleman George Hiliott. One ...


Kwakiutl Thunderbird Mask, c.  1890-1910.

Global Tour of Ethnographic Arts Featured on The Curator’s Eye

Released: May 8, 2013

In conjunction with the upcoming African, Oceanic, Native American, and Pre-Columbian sales and shows, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) turns its spotlight to the exceptional Ethnographic Arts currently on display on the continuous online exhibition. The Curator’s Eye offers an around-the-world tour of rare, distinguished collectible objects from Borneo to Alaska and places in between. Tlingit Fighting Knife The global tour of noteworthy items begins on the Northwest Coast of America, with a rare Tlingit file-blade knife. This fighting knife marries a sensitively carved bea...


American Folk Trade Carving of Admiral George Dewey, circa 1898

Crossing Categories: Diverse and Wonderful Objects Featured by The Curator’s Eye

Released: May 3, 2013

As collectors and connoisseurs of all stripes turn their attention to New York for the Art and Antique Dealers League of America Spring Show, The Curator’s Eye is pleased to present, for private sale, a choice offering of imminently collectible items. As part of its continuous online exhibition of the finest art and antiques from distinguished dealers across the globe, The Curator’s Eye (www.CuratorsEye.com) offers noteworthy objects ranging from American folk art carving to South American silver. American Folk Trade Carving: Admiral George Dewey A trade figure carving of Admiral Geo...


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