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January 19, 2015 - Check out this You-Tube video to see first-hand what Steve Tobin will showcase at the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair starting Wednesday, January 21-25 at the Bohemian National Hall. About Steve Tobin Tobin is quite an important figure in the fie [...]

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November 10, 2014 - Berlin is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall.  The Austrian Sculptor Manfred Kielnhofer, known for his Time Guardians project, has placed one of these guardians on the one piece of the wall in Berlin that did not fall. [...]

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February 27, 2014 - Avakian presents Caché, a collection of tactile rings entirely wrapped in precious coloured gemstones inside and out. Each one is crowned with a marquise cut stone surrounded by white diamonds. Named after the French word meaning hidden, the [...]

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February 27, 2014 - Welcome to Mougins Fine Art, an online Art Gallery specializing in modern and contemporary art purchased directly from the studios of the artists represented. Carefully chosen through the ties and connections of many years work, where the relationshi [...]

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July 12, 2013 - Solstiss, world renowned lace manufacturer, based in Caudry, France is thrilled to have collaborated on the much anticipated Hollywood epic adaptation of The Great Gatsby. The Warner Bros. film, is directed by Baz Luhrmann and stars Leonardo DiC [...]

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June 26, 2012 - Sandra Hindman, owner of Les Enluminures gallery (Paris, Chicago, and New York) has teamed up with French couture glove-maker, Mary Beyer, to present “Bespoke Slashed Gloves and Renaissance Rings,” in a special exhibition titled RENAISSAN [...]

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June 22, 2012 - Trinity House Paintings will be presenting an exhibition of pictures by master portrait artists John Singer Sargent (1856 – 1925) and Paul César Helleu (1859-1927) on their stand at the Masterpiece London fair, 28 June – 4 July. Th [...]

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June 22, 2012 - Collected in Egypt in the late 19th century by Gustav Posno, a Dutch jeweler and one of the foremost collectors of his time, this three-piece ensemble offers a rare opportunity to acquire an important work of Egyptian art in exceptional condition.&nb [...]

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May 15, 2012 - Sophie Dickens' work as a sculptor is figurative, not conceptual, and she describes her subjects as 'within the context of traditional art.' Her inspiration comes from Michelangelo, ancient Greek tradition and the "kinematic" skills of photographer [...]

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May 10, 2012 - INVITATION ON A JOURNEY A journey through the history of a man: a figure in Art nouveau and Art Deco; creator of jewelry in glass and crystal; a poet, father of a timeless heritage. An avant-garde genius of his time. A return to the origins of [...]

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April 3, 2012 - gallery nine5 presents, for the first time in a gallery setting, a series of truly original works by lighting master and artist, Bentley Meeker. Flame to Now, featured on three walls of the gallery, explores the transformative power of light and its [...]

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March 19, 2012 - Tomorrow will be a better day Florence Victor Time is a central element in the way I work, I always say that most of my studio time is spent sitting, looking at the painting, the walls, the floor, the painting again, adding a color, a line, removing [...]

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March 8, 2012 - At the 2012 ARTS OF PACIFIC ASIA SHOW in New York IMPERIAL ORIENTAL ART owner Mustafa Hassan will have on view several outstanding examples of Chinese porcelain masterworks to offer visitors to this important art show.Among the highlights to be shown [...]

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February 23, 2012 - From March 8 - April 14, 2012, Throckmorton Fine Art is pleased to offer an exhibit of exquisite, if enigmatic, jade carvings from the dawn of Chinese civilization. These small, portable works of sculpture are from one prominent culture, Liangzhu, wh [...]

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February 2, 2012 - Cotton may be the fabric of our lives, but textiles are the seams of our culture. An integral part of a nation’s traditions and history, textiles are comparable with language and cuisine. In today’s modern society, the current textile sty [...]

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January 30, 2012 -  U.S. Antique Shows, a major producer of antique shows in North America, announced today that luxury design title Luxe Interiors + Design, will be hosting, Antiques & Modern Style, a panel discussion with celebrated designers. Located at the [...]

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January 27, 2012 - Tribal Jewelry dating from 500AD to the 1960s and spanning dozens of cultures originating in locales as diverse as India, Africa, Persia, Central America, Oceania and China, is the subject of a new show, “Adornment” from February 2 - Marc [...]

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January 22, 2012 - Anthony Blumka of Blumka Gallery in New York and Florian Eitle-Böhler of the Starnberg, Germany–based Kunsthandlung Julius Böhler announce that Collecting Treasures of the Past VII, an exhibition of exceptional Medieval, Renaissance, [...]

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December 7, 2011 - Jean Manuel Guérard earns his living taking apart antique chairs, repairing the ravages of time, then putting them back together. Irène Chaillot is a weaver; she has an October deadline to finish an 11 by 6-foot tapestry that she starte [...]

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December 7, 2011 - Grand pianos tend to look the same from one living room to the next. They’re typically large, black and austere, often hand-me-downs from parents or grandparents. In an age of synthesizers and electronic keyboards, they evoke a bygone era. Pley [...]

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November 4, 2011 - A superb private collection of Chinese furniture, all made of the South-east Asian hardwood that has come to be known as huanghuali, will be exhibited at Eskenazi, one of the world’s leading dealers in Chinese works of art, at 10 Clifford Stree [...]

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November 3, 2011 - Following the phenomenal sell out inaugural show in 2009, Robert Bowman Modern will be hosting its second solo show of the work of Yves Dana. The exhibition at Robert Bowman Modern will be entirely composed of new work and will showcase 12 new pieces [...]

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October 23, 2011 - While visiting a contemporary art show this summer, I was surprised to find a figurine that looked so much like Meissen that I took a double take.  Looking more closely and speaking with the dealer, Marisa Sage of Like the Spice G [...]

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October 18, 2011 - “RONALD PHILLIPS LTD (www.ronaldphillipsantiques.com) is coming to New York’s International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show (haughtonfairs.com) October 21 – 27 with what Director Simon Phillips says is, “An exceptional sel [...]

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October 18, 2011 - Major pieces of European sculpture and works of art will be presented by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at The International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show, the prestigious New York fair that takes place at The Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue at 67th [...]

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October 1, 2011 - William Spratling, the American architect and journalist who went to Mexico in 1929 in search of a story on colonial architecture and ended up launching a silver industry, is the subject of a new book due this fall. In addition, several more initiati [...]

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October 1, 2011 - Simon Shore and Steven Beale, the leading young London dealers of Impressionist and Modern art, who founded Trinity House in 2006, have announced the opening of their New York gallery at 24 East 64th street.  To mark this occasion Trin [...]

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September 28, 2011 - In their third collaborative exhibition, Andrew Butterfield of Andrew Butterfield Fine Arts and Fabrizio Moretti of Moretti Fine Art, will stage Masterpieces of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture on Thursday, October 20 through Friday, Novembe [...]

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September 23, 2011 - Riding in the industrial freight elevator of a commercial building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, you quickly get a sense that Cocobolo Design is not your average posh art gallery. It is clearly a creative space with photographers, artists, pr [...]

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August 30, 2011 - On the morning of September 11, 2001, Denise Shaw and her husband heard the first plane flying over their loft just seconds before it hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center.  Like many others, Denise's life and her art would be [...]

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August 29, 2011 - Almost immediately after the attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001, artist Arianna Caroli, observed a silver lining to the dark cloud that hung over the Big Apple. Italian by birth, working NYC artist with a US Green Card, and global citizen [...]

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July 2, 2011 - Artists' models, the articulated figures found among the stocks of art supply merchants, date back several centuries. Ranging in size from under 7 inches to larger than life-size, the earliest and finest examples are of South German origin from the e [...]

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July 1, 2011 - 70 John Art and Design Showroom in DUMBO Brooklyn is exhibiting a rare collection of Chinese ancestral shrines.The exhibit, which took a decade to compile, is the work of Jan Lee owner of Sinotique.“From the time I first laid my eyes on one of [...]

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June 30, 2011 - JEFF R. BRIDGMAN PLANS EXHIBITIONS OF RARE & IMPORTANT FLAGS TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CIVIL WAR (1861 - 2011) AT ART AND ANTIQUE FAIRS ACROSS THE COUNTRYTo commemorate the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the American Civil [...]

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June 8, 2011 - Palette knife and paintbrush in hand, Susan Swartz is an artist on a mission. As an environmentalist and activist, Ms. Swartz’s vibrant landscape paintings express her appreciation and concern for the beauty and vitality of the natural world. & [...]

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April 15, 2011 - Glenn Aber, collector and dealer of Vietnamese art, has a story for every piece in his collection. “Each piece has meaning to me,” he shares during a tour in his Westchester, New York, home-cum-gallery. “I bought them and I can pict [...]

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March 22, 2011 - Arts of Pacific Asia New York presents more than 60 galleries exhibiting from across the US and around the world at 7W New York, (7 W. 34th St., 5th Avenue and 34th) anchoring spring Asian Arts Week, which again this year includes major auctions at C [...]

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March 20, 2011 - From  March – May 28, 2011, Erik and Cornelia Thomsen will stage a show of important Japanese lacquer boxes, Golden Treasures: Japanese Gold Lacquer Boxes, at the new purpose-built gallery they recently moved into at 23 East 67 Street betw [...]

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January 17, 2011 - Five years ago I had the pleasure of meeting Cliff Lee at the New York Ceramics Fair.  Years later, I would have the pleasure of working with Cliff and his wife Holly, a skilled jewelry artist, at my own shows.  Cliff is a Taiwanese born [...]

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January 16, 2011 - Sandra Davolio, Born 1951 in Correggio, Italy creates porcelain tabletop objects that challenge our definition of a “vessel”. A hand thrown porcelain core is surrounded with paper thin “fins” that emerge organically forming a [...]

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December 17, 2010 - CARLTON HOBBS PRESENTS INSPIRED BY ANTIQUITY: CLASSICAL INFLUENCES ON 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY FURNITURE AND WORKS OF ART ON VIEW JANUARY 20-FEBRUARY 14th, 2011 LARGEST COLLECTION OF THOMAS HOPE FURNITURE TO BE OFFERED FOR SALE IN NEARLY A CENTURY Ins [...]

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December 10, 2010 - Now launching its 15th Anniversary Year as the world’s leading source for the finest estate Georg Jensen and other signature 20th century silver masterworks James says, “We have acquired a genuine treasure trove of signed 20th century sil [...]

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December 2, 2010 - R 20th Century is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition of Renate Müller's work in the United States, featuring rare vintage and exclusive contemporary designs by the pioneering German toy maker. Conceived in the early 1960s during her s [...]

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November 23, 2010 - 70John, located in emerging D.U.M.B.O. (down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass), Brooklyn is the treasure you find when you least expect it. Meandering through the gentrified industrial area, you turn the corner onto John Street from Jay street a [...]

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November 9, 2010 - TEN YEARS OF PLANNING CULMINATES IN AN UNPRECEDENTED TRIO OF EXHIBITIONS ILLUMINATING POST-WAR JAPANESE CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS AT JOAN B. MIRVISS LTD. Continuing with her on-going effort to present cutting-edge contemporary Japanese ceramics, Joan B. [...]

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October 21, 2010 - Andrew Butterfield Fine Arts and Moretti Fine Art Present Body & Soul: Masterpieces of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Scuplture Twelve rare works of art on view for the first time October 21 - November 19, 2010 at Moretti Fine Art, 24 East 80th [...]

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July 12, 2010 - Hosted by The Nippon Club July 13 - August 4 and by Shibui August 10 - September 30 As part of a celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the first Japanese diplomatic delegation to New York, Dane Owen and David Jackson of SHIBUI have curated a show t [...]

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April 19, 2010 - André SORNAY (1902 – 2000) was only seventeen years old when his father died. He took over the family business completely revolutionizing its production from copies of classical furniture to creating furniture with resolutely modern line [...]

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April 7, 2010 - Because I specialize in sustainable design, I regularly receive calls and emails from vendors claiming that their furniture and building products are “green.” Unfortunately, these claims are often only partially true, especially when it c [...]

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