Dolphin Promotions, in association with 1stdibs, has announced its roster of prominent 20th century design specialists who will participate in the inaugural New York 20th Century Art and Design Fair (NYC20), opening on April 12-15 at The Tent at Lincoln Center in Damrosch Park on New York's Upper West Side.
Many of the leading names in the field of 20th century design will showcase a cross-section of iconic material including furniture, lighting, sculpture, paintings, jewelry, silver, glass, ceramics, photography, textiles, prints, and vintage clothing and accessories. Among the participants from the United States are: Bridges Over Time; Camilla Dietz BergeronLtd.; Christopher Anthony; Collage-20th Century Classics; Donzella; Downtown; Dragonette Ltd.; Fat Chance; Framont Fine Art; Good Design; Joyce Groussman; Katy Kane Vintage & Couture Clothing; Le Lampade; Lillian Nassau LLC; Liz O'Brien; Lobel Modern; Mark McDonald; Modernism Gallery; Neil Marrs; R 20thCentury; Reform; Sally Rosen 20th Century Collections; Steve Newman Fine Arts; The Silver Fund; Todd Merrill & Associates; and Vojtech Blau. Here from England will be Trinity House and Caira Mandaglio.
"Working with this group of 1stdibs dealers is very exciting for us," says Rosemary Krieger, President of Dolphin Promotions. "I can't think of a more suitable partner to present the best there is to offer in the field of twentieth-century art and design."
An early-buying preview party benefiting the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture will be held on Thursday evening, April 12, and is expected to draw serious collectors, designers, investors, and museum curators. The show opens to the public from Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15. The venue at Lincoln Center, located at West 62nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues in the fashionable and easily accessible Upper Wide Side neighborhood of New York, is a gorgeous climate-controlled tent with hard walls and flooring. It is one of the largest event sites in Manhattan and has become an established location for some of the city's most celebrated events, including the American Ballet Theatre Gala, New York Philharmonic Gala, and HBO's Sex in the City party.
Dolphin Promotions also organizes the San Francisco 20th Century Art and Design Fair (SF20); Palm Springs Modernism Show, benefiting Modernism Week; Los Angeles Modernism Show, benefiting P.S. ARTS; and the Los Angeles Antiques Show, benefiting Inner-City Arts, as well as antique shows held in Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach.
Further details regarding the preview gala, lecture series, and special guests will be announced soon. For more information, please visit NYC20.net or contact Dolphin Promotions at (708) 366-2710 or (954) 563-6747.
Founded in 2001 by Michael Bruno, 1stdibs.com is the world's largest online luxury marketplace for antiques, design, fine art, estate jewelry, couture fashion, and fine homes. Over the past 10 years, 1stdibs has become the ultimate destination for collectors and affluent consumers to buy one-of-a-kind items through a virtual experience that encourages exploration and research as they immerse themselves in a world of beauty. 1stdibs attracts more than two million visits a month and counts connoisseurs, collectors, design professionals, arts and entertainment figures and business leaders among its loyal customers. A curated selection of coveted items from 1,200 of the most prestigious dealers across the globe is presented on 1stdibs, with more than 2,000 new pieces added each week and more than 6,000 items reported sold by the site's dealers each month. According to HarvardBusiness.org, "1stdibs has now become the leading source to search for antiques and Mid-modern furniture, outpacing both traditional auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's, and offering a higher quality experience than eBay."