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January 18, 2015 - When the 16th edition of The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair opens its doors at the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, visitors will be treated to an eye-grabbing array of ceramics and glass, from traditional to avant-garde, offered by [...]

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January 15, 2015 - At this year's New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, running from January 21 through 25, loyal visitors are sure to notice a big change: More works that are contemporary and culturally diverse. The exciting evolution is thanks to Elizabeth Lees, found [...]

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January 15, 2015 - As an accompaniment to go with the feast it is providing for the eyes, the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair is also offering nourishment for eager brains. Running concurrently with the five-day fair is a series of insightful lectures that are complim [...]

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November 10, 2014 - Paris Tableau 2013 was very successful, with 6000 visitors enjoying works presented by 24 carefully selected French and International exhibitors.  Attendance has grown steadily since the fairs inception and its profile is increasingly internatio [...]

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October 31, 2014 - New York Print Week Rolls Out Full Schedule of Museum Shows, Gallery Exhibitions and Satellite Fairs throughout New York, November 3-9, 2014 In its on-going effort to celebrate the fine art of printmaking, The International Fine Print Dealers Associ [...]

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October 31, 2014 - When practically every other day another headline or tweet touts another heart-stopping price for art, art lovers who want to live with art-not just look at it on a museum wall-can get a little intimidated, if not downright disheartened. Who, after a [...]

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October 23, 2014 - Beginning October 31, 2014, the Jewish Museum will present Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and influence of the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965). By the [...]

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October 20, 2014 - Seventeen years after its inception, retains its unique position of being the only Art Event in the World to incorporate an entire City’s art community. London is home to three of the world’s top ten museums, over 800 art galleries, four [...]

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October 20, 2014 - New York gallerist Jill Newhouse is delighted to present a multi-media exhibition of new work by Wendy Mark from October 1st to November 15th at her gallery at 4 East 81 Street.BEGINNING WITH SQUARE ONE is Wendy Mark’s latest creative expressio [...]

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October 16, 2014 - The MiniMasterpiece Gallery – created in the Spring of 2012 by Esther de Beaucé – is the first Parisian gallery exclusively dedicated to the edition and sale of jewellery by contemporary visual artists and designers.Art jewellery, [...]

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October 14, 2014 - Sixty-five of the world’s top dealers – many of them founding exhibitors – will converge on the Park Avenue Armory for the breathtaking event that collectors, connoisseurs, interior designers and art lovers anticipate all year long. [...]

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July 22, 2014 - The Newport Antiques Show is one of the nation’s leading antiques events. Serious antique collectors across New England look to the annual Show as an ideal event to shop for museum-quality antiques in a central location.During the Show&rsq [...]

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July 22, 2014 - “Rhode Island, founded by an immigrant in 1636, has a rich, complicated history,” explains Kirsten Hammerstrom, Director of Collections at the Rhode Island Historical Society. “Its coastline encouraged a robust maritime trade and th [...]

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May 12, 2014 - Reputed for its eclecticism, the Carré Rive Gauche has been a real Parisian institution for over 30 years. Although the story of this district no longer needs telling, that of its galleries is being written every day, unfolding with the s [...]

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May 2, 2014 - For its 11th edition, COLLECT 2014 once again presents a select offering of museum-quality works from the very best international artists in ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, wood, furniture, silver and fine metal work. Alongside its participant [...]

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May 2, 2014 - From May 8 through May 11, 2014, Collective 2 will host a dynamic mix of emerging and established international exhibitors presenting a cohesive selection of contemporary and 20th century design, along with a diverse slate of programming. Collective [...]

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April 30, 2014 - Eykyn Maclean is honored to present the first ever exhibition in the United States of internationally renowned sculptor Kan Yasuda. The exhibition, open to the public May 6 – June 27 at 23 East 67th Street, will feature over twenty of the [...]

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April 18, 2014 - This summer the Estorick Collection presents The Years of La Dolce Vita, an exhibition which explores one of the most fertile periods in contemporary Italian cinema and the simultaneous explosion of celebrity culture.  The eighty photographs, on [...]

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April 10, 2014 - For the first time, 25 galleries on the lower east side of Manhattan will be hosting specialty photography exhibits on Sunday, April 13th.  The idea of a the photography "crawl" is the brainchild of Lesley Heller of Lesley Heller Workshop.  [...]

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April 9, 2014 - Paris – The Department of Books and Manuscripts is pleased to announce the auction of an exceptional printed Torah (or Pentateuch: the first five books of the Bible) at their sale on 30 April 2014. A major turning point in the history of print [...]

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April 9, 2014 - The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the Opening Reception of the Twentieth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 6 to 9 pm at the museum. The National Ceramic Competition is a juried exhibit that [...]

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April 8, 2014 - Throckmorton Fine Art is presenting an important array of international photographic talent at the 2014 AIPAD Photography Show in New York April 10 - 13. Throckmorton Executive Director Kraige Block, who serves as first vice president of AIPAD, says, [...]

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March 27, 2014 - The Contemporary Drawing Prize of the Daniel & Florence Guerlain Art Foundation was awarded on the 27th of March 2014 to Tomasz Kowalski. Tomasz Kowalski was born in Szczebrzeszyn (Poland) in 1984. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Crac [...]

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March 26, 2014 - Gerald Peters Gallery is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition in New York City of acclaimed artist Will Clift. Opening on April 25, Will Clift: Forms in Balance showcases a selection of more than 30 of this self-taught artist's astonishing s [...]

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March 26, 2014 - 26 Parisian galleries create a new event that confirms the place of Paris as capital of tribal arts The tribal arts are fascinating because of the way they tell a story that can often only be grasped in its outline and that reveals only part of its [...]

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March 21, 2014 - From April 4-6 the finest booksellers, map, autograph and manuscript dealers will fill the Park Avenue Armory with a vast assortment of the whimsical, the scholarly and the arcane.  Two hundred and two dealers from around the world will exhibit [...]

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March 20, 2014 - A range of works from classic antique furniture to contemporary and modern pieces will go on show at the BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair in The Duke of York Square, off Sloane Square, London SW3, now through 25 MARCH 2014. The BADA Fair is the only [...]

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March 20, 2014 - TEFAF Maastricht, the world's most prestigious art and antiques fair, opened on Friday 14th March to record interest and strong sales in all sections. This followed on from the most successful Private View in the Fair's history, which alone attracted [...]

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March 13, 2014 - Kicking off Asia Week 2014, the historic Bohemian National Hall (BNH) will present its first annual Asia Art Fair, previewing on Friday, March 14, 2014 and running from Saturday, March 15 - through Tuesday, March 18th. The Asia Art Fair at BNH will [...]

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March 11, 2014 - To many people it will seem incongruous that a 19th century Chinese silversmith in Canton would have created a megillah, but it’s not as strange as it initially appears. Albeit that Chinese megillot are rare, they come with what any megillah ha [...]

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March 10, 2014 - The three pillars of China's artistic triumvirate are porcelain, calligraphy and painting.  FitzGerald Fine Arts gallery in SoHo, and also at Aradar Gallery during Asia Week, is showcasing the works ranging from over-sized pots to wall panels fr [...]

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March 5, 2014 - When the 47 galleries participating in Asia Week New York open their doors from March 14 to March 22, they will be extending a welcoming hand to the next generation of collectors. On view will be an affordable range of Asian works of art priced to fi [...]

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March 4, 2014 - To coincide with ASIA WEEK in March, 2014 THROCKMORTON FINE ART  is presenting a special exhibition titled, “ Celestial Deities: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture CA 500 – 1100 CE”.  A detailed catalogue will be published t [...]

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February 27, 2014 - Barry Friedman began his career in the art business in the 1960‘s, and within a decade had become one of the top dealers of Art Nouveau furniture. In subsequent years, Friedman has become a pioneer of many mediums, introducing fresh artists to [...]

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February 24, 2014 - As 2014 begins, the global lens will zoom in on Africa as Cape Town gears up to host Africa’s first Design Fair: GUILD. Presenting at the beginning of World Design Capital 2014, GUILD will bring together limited edition design, from celebrated [...]

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February 24, 2014 - An important collection of ancient Chinese ritual vessels cast more than 3,000 years ago during the Late Anyang phase of the Shang dynasty (circa 13th – 11th century B.C.) will be exhibited and offered for sale at J.J. Lally & Co. during Ne [...]

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February 21, 2014 - Japanese Art Exhibitions during New York’s Asia Week Celebrations JADA 2014: An Exhibition by the Japanese Art Dealers Association To Present Important Works at the Ukrainian Institute of America From March 15 to March 19, 2014 Breadth of Japan [...]

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February 6, 2014 - “Wei Ligang is a master of calligraphic innovation.  He uses ink art as the quintessential expression of Chinese civilization and its contemporary version, rooted in works of unquestioned virtuosity and quality.”   -Michael [...]

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February 6, 2014 - “I offer collectors and museums an art historian’s sensitivity to how well a work of art lends both authenticity and originality to the subject, and the culture.” – Carole Davenport In the 35 years since Carole Davenport bega [...]

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January 31, 2014 - The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show (SFTTA) celebrates its 28th year at the historic Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion February 7 – 9, 2014. Collectors, curators and art professionals have long hailed the event as best tribal ar [...]

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January 31, 2014 - Downtown Miami’s vibrant and multicultural Bayfront Park will provide a dramatic and scenic backdrop for the inaugural debut of Miami Art + Design (MA+D) on President’s Day Weekend, February 13 – 18, 2014. MA+D will showcase more t [...]

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January 20, 2014 - The fifteenth edition of New York Ceramics Fair promises not only a dazzling array of traditional and contemporary treasures to entice the eye, but also thought-provoking lectures, panel discussions with top interior designers, and an exhibition call [...]

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January 20, 2014 - In a fifteen block stretch of the Upper East Side’s “Gold Coast’ in New York, 26 of the most acclaimed international dealers in Master Drawings will show the latest artworks entering the market during the eighth edition of Master Dr [...]

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January 20, 2014 - When the 2014 edition of the METRO Show opens for its five-day run on Wednesday evening January 22, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street in  Chelsea, fairgoers will experience a thoroughly engaging new concept billed METRO Curates. [...]

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December 19, 2013 - View Show Catalog » New York: The 15th edition of the New York Ceramics Fair announces that seven pottery and porcelain specialists will be making their debut at the next fair, which kicks off with a preview on January 21, 2014 at the Boh [...]

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December 9, 2013 - The Antique & Design Center is taking its successful show on the road, launching the premiere 1st Find at the Farm event outside Atlanta on Jan. 7 and 8.  “The Antique & Design Center is the design destination at the High Point Ma [...]

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November 7, 2013 - Paris Tableau began in 2011 and is the initiative of ten Old Master paintings dealers. This intimate French fair is the benchmark for a trade that capitalises on knowledge and the quality of expertise that is exists in the Paris market. Having creat [...]

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November 5, 2013 - First held in autumn 2004, the Basel Ancient Art Fair is now celebrating its 10th year. Focused on the art of  ancient cultures of the Mediterranean, BAAF is the world's most important fair for ancient arts rapidly becoming t [...]

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November 5, 2013 - Located just one hour from Brussels in the the city of Namur, capital of Wallonia, is Antica Namur, considered to be the Belgian antiques fair of the autumn that no one should miss. 120 Belgian and foreign exhibitors use the space with elegant booths [...]

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November 4, 2013 - Over thirty members of the 50-member strong PADA organization will exhibit a full range of fine art from the 17th to the 21st centuries at 13 East 69th Street, where galleries of three PADA members are located. European and American paintings, drawi [...]

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October 21, 2013 - “Love at first sight” is how the acclaimed Latin American photographer Aldo Sessa describes his 40 year long love affair with New York City….. “Aldo Sessa demonstrates unparalleled originality in his images of the Flatiron B [...]

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October 20, 2013 - Fourteen pre-eminent British art and antique dealers will cross the pond with a veritable treasure chest of paintings, jewelry, rare maps, sculpture and furniture - all for the purpose of enticing buyers attending the 25th edition of the Internationa [...]

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October 2, 2013 - Andrew Clayton-Payne Ltd is delighted to announce a loan exhibition, "J.M.W. Turner, R.A.: Masterpieces from the Whitworth Gallery", which will be held at 14 Old Bond Street from 21 November to 8 December 2013. The 16 watercolours follow the career o [...]

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October 2, 2013 - Visitors to the stand of Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at Frieze Masters, Regent’s Park, London, will be relieved that these ferocious feasting lions are made of marble. This striking pair of sculptures was created by the Italian sculptor and arch [...]

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October 1, 2013 - Lowell Libson Ltd. will be exhibiting at Frieze Masters, London a series of five important watercolours and drawings by J.M.W. Turner. These pages, from one of his most important sketchbooks, were last on the market in the 1930s, this impressive set [...]

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September 30, 2013 - With the aim of re-awakening the nostalgia that American Graffiti spawned for classic cars when it was released 40 years ago this autumn, Witherells Auction House is holding an extraordinary sale of more than 100 revered muscle cars from the American [...]

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September 25, 2013 - Fine Art Asia 2013, Asia’s leading international fine art fair, returns for its 9th edition from 4-7 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, with a Private Preview and Vernissage on October 3rd.  Fine Art Asia 2013 will [...]

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September 25, 2013 - Following the success of last year, Shapero Rare Books from London will be returning to Fine Art Asia fair, which takes place on 3 - 7 October in Hong Kong. This year Shapero Rare Books intend to show through their display how Europe and Ch [...]

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September 24, 2013 - A limited edition of 20 maquettes based on Philip Jackson’s Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park will be available in a new exhibition at the Catto Gallery. It will be the first time any works based on the hugely popular public sculpture will [...]

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September 19, 2013 - An intimist and humanist, Isabelle Thiltgès sculpts inwardness and the relationship to others, which she renders through the prism of her sensitivity. Her work, the true reflection of profound thinking on solitude, the ambivalence of feelings, [...]

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September 12, 2013 - David Spiller's first solo exhibition with Portland Gallery will run from 26 September – 18 October 2013 at 8 Bennet Street, London SW1A1RP. The exhibition will focus on demonstrating the British artist’s pioneering use of text, showing e [...]

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July 23, 2013 - During the last six years, the Newport Antiques Show has established itself as not only the leading antiques event in New England, but as a leading Show across the country. “This is not your typical summer antiques show,” explains Show Ma [...]

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July 14, 2013 - “FAME” is the title of the summer photographic presentation at Throckmorton Fine Art in New York.  Choosing to show portraits of celebrated individuals, Kraige Block, Executive Director of Throckmorton Fine Art says, &ldquo [...]

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June 24, 2013 - This week at Masterpiece, in addition to all the wonderful art, antiques and design that will be presented, visitors will have the pleasure to see and purchase some of the most dazzling jewelry available.  Jewelers from the United [...]

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June 24, 2013 - A rare and magnificent full-length portrait by the iconic Jacobean artist William Larkin of Mary, Lady Vere, a member of one of England’s leading 17th century Puritan families, will be one of the highlights of a superb exhibition of Old Master [...]

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June 20, 2013 - Masterpiece London 2012 The fourth edition of Masterpiece London is set to captivate collectors, museum curators, and visitors alike with its impressive offering of the world’s best and meticulously vetted art, design, jewellery and antiques. T [...]

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June 18, 2013 - Collectors and curators heading to the city for London Art Week, an exciting collaboration between Master Paintings Week and Master Drawings and Sculpture Week from 28 June to 5 July 2013, will receive a warm welcome at Tomasso Brothers’ elegan [...]

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June 17, 2013 - An auction of magnificent outdoor statuary, garden ornaments and gardening antiques from the collection of Baron and Baroness Sweerts de Landas Wyborgh at Dunsborough Park in Ripley, Surrey, is to be held at Christie’s South Kensington on 19 &a [...]

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June 17, 2013 - Now in its fourth year, Masterpiece London has cemented its position as the principal event at the heart of London’s summer art season. This year the fair will present the finest art, design, antique furniture, precious jewels and vintage cars [...]

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June 10, 2013 - London Art Week is an exciting joint venture that unites Master Paintings Week with Master Drawings and Sculpture Week (formerly Master Drawings London). During this year’s inaugural London Art Week, which takes place from 28th June &ndash [...]

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June 8, 2013 - Since its founding in 2007, the Newport Antiques Show has supported Newport’s past and Newport’s future. The Show has raised over $1.2 million dollars to support the missions of the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Club [...]

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May 30, 2013 - Master Paintings Week (MPW), now in its fifth year and already an important event in the London art calendar, takes place from 28 June to 5 July 2013 and, for the first time, will have the support of The Crown Estate.  The successful collaborati [...]

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May 23, 2013 - The Carré Rive Gauche celebrates springtime in Paris on May 30th with simultaneous openings at its myriad top-quality member galleries located in arty and elegant Saint-Germain-des-Prés. This annual happening lends a touch of casual, st [...]

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May 6, 2013 - R 20th Century is pleased to announce Greta Magnusson Grossman: A Car and Some Shorts, a retrospective exhibition of works by the influential Swedish-American architect and designer. The exhibition emphasizes her significant contribution to design hi [...]

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April 29, 2013 - Going Horizontal: Turning Painting On Its Side, the first exhibition featuring the work of a seven artists known as The Horizontalists will open at Studio Vendome at The Philip Johnson Urban Glass House, 330 Spring Street (between Washington and Gree [...]

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April 28, 2013 - Collective Design Fair, a new event in New York City that will present a cohesive selection of vintage and contemporary design, today announced the programming for its inaugural edition, Collective.1. To celebrate design connoisseurship and collectin [...]

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April 24, 2013 - Elisabeth Sunday’s innovative approach of mirrored photography portrays pivotal African tribes in iconic black and white images, and goes far beyond recording mere figures in a documentary fashion but rather captures the subtle reflections of h [...]

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April 24, 2013 - The Art and Antiques Dealers League of America will be presenting The 3rd Annual Spring Show New York, spotlighting the very best in English, Continental and American furniture, paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and decorative [...]

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April 19, 2013 - Gangsters & Gunslingers:The Good, the Bad & the Memorabilia, March 23 - November 3, brings together two defining chapters in the history of the United States that shaped America’s national identity:  the Wild West (mid 18 [...]

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April 10, 2013 - Joan B. Mirviss Ltd. is delighted to present our first exhibition focused exclusively on the ceramic art of the Japanese tea ceremony, with over forty recent works by master teabowl artist Ajiki Hiro. Using a multiplicity of forms and a broad array o [...]

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April 8, 2013 - Salisbury Cathedral is to host the first major retrospective of Helaine Blumenfeld OBE, one of Britain’s leading contemporary sculptors working in marble and bronze. The Messenger of the Spirit will bring together 18 extraordinarily beautiful p [...]

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March 28, 2013 - Brussels is getting ready for the 31st edition of Art Brussels. Karen Renders, who passed away prematurely in October of last year, stood at the helm of the fair as its director for fifteen years. Thanks to her efforts, Art Brussels grew into one of [...]

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March 26, 2013 - Throckmorton Fine Art  is presenting an important array of international photographic talent at the 2013 AIPAD Photography Show in New York April 4 - 7. Throckmorton Executive Director Kraige Black, who serves as first vice president of AIPAD, s [...]

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March 17, 2013 - From the minute the 400 guests started streaming through the revolving doors of the Guggenheim Museum on March 15 to celebrate the launch of Asia Week New York, up until the last closing of the 43 gallery exhibitions on March 24, the exuberance and e [...]

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March 15, 2013 - The seventh edition of Art Dubai takes place March 20-23, 2013, at Madinat Jumeirah. Art Dubai 2013 features 75 galleries from 30 countries, and showcases the works of over 500 artists. Art Dubai 2013 also boasts a strong not-for-profit programme of [...]

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March 15, 2013 - TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading event of its kind, is renowned for its commitment to excellence, expertise and elegance. This is reflected in the magnificent range of rare works of art that will go on sale at the Fair, which will be held [...]

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March 15, 2013 - A unique loan exhibition of rarely seen works by the influential English watercolourist William Payne will go on show at the BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair in London from 13– 19 March 2013. All the paintings in the exhibition entitled Willia [...]

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March 14, 2013 - The Nattukottai Chettiar community in Tamil Nadu has long been noted for its devotion to Shiva and its connection to the Chidambaram Temple, worshipped by Hindus as the birthplace of the Cosmic form of Shiva, Nataraja, Lord of the Dance. The Chettiar [...]

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March 12, 2013 - Working as a family team and passionate sinologists, Paola D'Alatri and Howard Wei, owners of Wei Asian Arts Oriental Art & Antiques, have lived, studied and travelled in China over the last 30 years. Starting as art collectors, their [...]

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March 11, 2013 - On March 15, Asia Week New York launches an eight-day extravaganza to tempt collectors, curators, scholars and Asian art aficionados the world over with a spectacular array of treasures that span a wide spectrum of specialties on offer from a top-tie [...]

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March 8, 2013 - Masterworks of traditional Japanese art will be the subject of JADA 2013: An Exhibition by the Japanese Art Dealers Association from March 16 to March 20, 2013 during New York’s sprawling Asia Week events. The collaborative exhibition by member [...]

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March 7, 2013 - Robert Aronson of , will be showing some of the world’s most important examples of Dutch Delftware, every object illustrated and discussed in a catalog, the twelfth in the last decade published by the 131-year old Amsterdam firm. This year&rsqu [...]

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March 7, 2013 - The Connecticut Spring Antiques Show, which has been called the “grand dame” of New England antiques shows and is celebrating its 40th anniversary next year, will return to its long-time home at the Hartford Armory for the 2013 show on Ma [...]

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February 27, 2013 - A magnificent range of works from classic antique furniture to extraordinary modern pieces will go on show when the BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair opens its doors to collectors from around the world at The Duke of York Square, off Sloane Square, L [...]

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February 20, 2013 - After celebrating its Silver Jubilee last year, TEFAF, the world’s foremost antiques and art show, held annually in Maastricht, The Netherlands, returns on the 15th March. Always innovative in its presentation TEFAF also remains dedicated to qu [...]

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February 10, 2013 - The exhibition opening February 14 through May 26th, tells the remarkable story of Pablo Picasso’s breakthrough year as an artist – 1901.  It was the year that the highly ambitious nineteen-year-old first launched his caree [...]

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February 10, 2013 - Acquiring the archived stock of the Zika Ascher Studios was a great achievement for Whitford Fine Art in London. Ascher is one of the 20th century’s best known fabric designers and fabric printers whose fame was insured when French co [...]

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February 10, 2013 - PERFECT FOR A STYLISH VENETIAN APARTMENT RENOWNED INTERIOR DESIGNER JULIA PANAMA’S CHOICES AT THE BADA ANTIQUES & FINE ART FAIR: Julia Panama, who designs interiors for clients around the world Julia Panama, the former model and Hollywood [...]

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February 4, 2013 - Now in its 17th year, the American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF) hosts dealers from around the world presenting artwork spanning all periods – from antiquities to contemporary, as well as period to contemporary jewelry. AIFAF has been rec [...]

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February 4, 2013 - To launch Rediscovered Masters, art historian Peter Hastings Falk presents Lost and Found: The Pinajian Discovery, the first in a series of exhibitions dedicated to deserving late career artists and/or those have passed on and whose achievements have [...]

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January 25, 2013 - Winfred Rembert was born in 1945 in rural Americus, Georgia, and grew up in nearby Cuthbert, where cotton and peanut farming were the toil of living. After working in the fields since early childhood, being arrested during a civil rights demonstratio [...]

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January 22, 2013 - "Roll over Beethoven and tell Tchaikovsky the news!" So sang Chuck Berry in 1956 at the onset of the rock-and-roll age, and the big news at the start of 2013 is the sale of a preeminent collection of keepsakes, rarities and trophies that chart the so [...]

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January 22, 2013 - The Annual San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show (SFTTA) will feature an assortment of museum-­‐quality masks, textiles, sculptures and jewelry. Taking place February 8 – 10, 2013 at the historic Fort Mason Center, the SFTTA is [...]

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January 19, 2013 - ArtPalmBeach celebrates its 16th Anniversary at the Palm Beach County Convention Center from January 25th-28th, 2013 with a Preview evening January 24th. Widely recognized by both critics and art enthusiasts as one of the most influential contemporar [...]

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January 19, 2013 - The highly acclaimed Master Drawings New York returns to Manhattan where dealers from around the world are holding coordinated exhibitions in art galleries located on New York’s Upper East Side. This annual event, which has attracted four new i [...]

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January 19, 2013 - The Winter Antiques Show, which will be held January 25-February 3, 2013, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, celebrates its 59th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, collectors, dealers, design professionals, [...]

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January 19, 2013 - With what is likely to be the most successful coalescence of contemporary, traditional and historic ceramic arts in its 14 year history, the New York Ceramics Fair again launches Winter Antiques Week in New York, Tuesday, January 22, at an opening pr [...]

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January 17, 2013 - Rupert Wace Ancient Art has headed across the Atlantic, leaving their gallery in the heart of London's art dealing district to exhibit at the Winter Antiques Show held annually at the Park Avenue Armory, New York. The focal point of the stand&n [...]

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January 6, 2013 - Jim Oliveira and Sara Blumberg of Glass Past are delighted to announce that they will be joining the venerable Winter Antiques Show in 2013.    As experts in 20th century Italian glass, the pair are honored to have been invited an [...]

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January 6, 2013 - Past as Prologue in contemporary ceramic arts frames the presentation of two extraordinary special exhibits at the 2013 New York Ceramics Fair taking place in the ballroom of the Bohemian National Hall at 321 East 73rd St. between First and Second Av [...]

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January 2, 2013 - From January 19th - 27th, 2013, one hundred and twenty-eight exhibitors from twelve countries, around twenty specialist areas spanning several millennia of artistic design, a decade of events at Tour & Taxis, new Byzantine-inspired decor and [...]

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January 2, 2013 - The Miami International Art Fair – MIA – returns to SeaFair, the one-of-a-kind $40m waterfront venue docked in Downtown Miami, for its 4th edition on January 17th – 21st.  Gathering an international collection of galleries from [...]

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December 17, 2012 - The Washington Winter Show, a charity antiques show, is pleased to announce an exceptional Loan Exhibit, Sporting Pastimes: Art & Objects of Leisure, showcasing both turf and field sports works and notable collectors and artists who were sporting [...]

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December 9, 2012 - The Bego Ezair Gallery presents  Amy Cohen Banker recent oil and acrylic paintings based on metaphors from nature. Titled Heuristic, works vary in size from miniature to murals.  Amy Cohen Banker has a gallery on NewFocusOn.com an [...]

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November 29, 2012 - Design/Miami 2012 located at Meridian Avenue & 19th Street across from Art Miami Basel, features some of the most interesting design pieces from around the world.  With little or no advance public information, Design/Miami is always a b [...]

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November 28, 2012 - The International Contemporary Jewelry Fair – ICJF – will offer an innovative and global collection of jewelry design. The inaugural event is set to debut aboard the 228' exhibition megayacht, SeaFair, December 4-9, as international colle [...]

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November 19, 2012 - This year’s edition of Art Basel Miami Beach will feature 257 leading international galleries, with work ranging from the Modern period of the early 20th century to the most contemporary. Taking place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from [...]

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November 19, 2012 - The American Art Fair celebrates its fifth year from November 26-29, 2012 at the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, New York City and opens American Paintings Week in New York. Inaugurated in 2008, The American Art Fair is the now the onl [...]

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October 29, 2012 - CTC&G DesigningGreenwich, a unique showcase and shopping event featuring shopping, a speaker series, art and modern antiques, furniture designers, art and couture jewelry, and custom salons by internationally known interior designe [...]

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October 29, 2012 - Friday, November 9th 9:00 am - Designer Breakast (by invitation) featuring D.J. Carey, Tony Ingrao and Crans BaldwinCrans Baldwin reviews the current state of the design industry and shares his ideas and those he gathered from his last tour, “ [...]

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October 17, 2012 - In celebration of Trinity House Paintings’ inaugural year in New York, an exceptional array of Impressionist and Modern Art will be on display from the 15th October to 17th November 2012, at Trinity House Paintings. Works by Monet, Renoir, Van [...]

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October 10, 2012 - “History is a big part of our collection, and each item has a story behind it. The craftsmanship that went into making these pieces is quite extraordinary. We have works by Thomas Chippendale, William Linnell, Robert Adam, Matthew Boulton and T [...]

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October 10, 2012 - After 40 years selling modern art from many of the most respected painters and sculptors of the 20th century, London-based, Australian-born art dealer Adrian Mibus says, “Fashions in art can be fickle. Some of the most successful collectors I k [...]

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October 1, 2012 - iGavel's online Fall auction of important Asian, Ancient & Ethnographic works of art will go live on Tuesday, October 9 through Wednesday, October 24, it was announced by Lark Mason, founder and president of the Harlem-based auction house, at 227 [...]

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September 12, 2012 - Art Greenwich Offers a Kaleidoscope of Culture From an exhibition of original Andrew Wyeth works to a cutting-edge art performance, Art Greenwich presents something for every collector. SeaFair returns September 20-23 for the second installment of A [...]

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September 12, 2012 - First staged in 2009, The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair Berkeley Square has quickly earned its reputation as one of the UK’s most important art and antiques fairs.  The fourth annual edition, from Wednesday 19th to Sunday 23rd September 2 [...]

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August 31, 2012 - The 26th Antique & Arts Biennale, organized by the French National Union of Antique Dealers (SNA) since 1956, will be held at the Grand Palais in Paris, September 14 - 23, 2012. The Biennale, an unmissable event for the art market, fea [...]

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August 5, 2012 - Produced by the Palm Beach Show Group, the 32nd Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, August 23 - 26, 2012, is Maryland’s largest antiques event and one of the most important and anticipated shows of the summer for dealers and collectors with [...]

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July 31, 2012 - In today’s fast paced world of constant communication, 24 hour a day news, and instant gratification that is rarely quite as gratifying as we think it will be, it is nice to find a pursuit that is grounded in the basics and in a quieter time. [...]

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July 19, 2012 - This past spring the New York School of Interior Design (along with MODERN Magazine and Phillips de Pury + Company) launched a new program, “Collecting Design: History. Collections. Highlights.” The course is the brainchild of Daniella Oh [...]

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July 4, 2012 - The Bridgehampton Antiques & Design Fair will present 25 exceptional dealers offering an extraordinary selection of antiques, including Mid-century Modern, Asian, Americana, Garden & Architectural Elements, Vintage Couture, Silver, Lighting, [...]

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June 25, 2012 - The third edition of Masterpiece London is set to enthral visitors and collectors once again, with its impressive offering of the best of the best showcased in a spectacular purpose-built pavilion on the South Grounds of The Royal Hospital Chelsea, L [...]

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May 19, 2012 - Ink is an exhibition featuring the finest examples of contemporary Chinese Ink art at London’s landmark Saatchi Gallery. The exhibition, curated by Michael Goedhuis, is the first comprehensive display of this genre to be shown in a public galle [...]

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May 19, 2012 - In the first exhibition of its kind, the Fitzwilliam Museum will relate the story of the quest for immortality and struggle for imperial legitimacy in ancient China’s Han Dynasty. The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China will fe [...]

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May 19, 2012 - Art Antiques London, which incorporates The International Ceramics Fair and Seminar, was launched in June 2010 to wide acclaim, winning praise, in particular, for its central location, light and airy atmosphere and stylish presentation. Now in its th [...]

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May 18, 2012 - The idea of uniting a handful of primitive antique dealers to tie in with the inauguration of the Ambre gallery and offer the public the first “Non European Art Open Days” at the Sablon first saw the light of day in 1983.The idea took off [...]

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May 18, 2012 - PresentationThe Brussels Ancient Art Fair (BAAF) was created completely from scratch on a whim in 2003 in less than three months by two antiquities dealers, Jacques Billen and Vincent Geerling, both of whom are members of the International Associatio [...]

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May 18, 2012 - The Brussels Oriental Art Fair (BOAfair) is taking place for the 8th time from June 6 to 10, 2012 around Place du Grand Sablon, Brussels. This exceptional Continental European Fine Asian and Oriental Art Fair is marked in the calendar of art collecto [...]

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May 15, 2012 - An artistic interaction on an unparalleled scale, MONUMENTA invites an internationally renowned artist each year to transform the Nave of the Grand Palais with a new, site specific work filling the 13,500 sq.m., 35 metre-high space.This year marks th [...]

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May 14, 2012 - In addition to offering a wide breadth of 20th Century masters, SeaFair plays host to an unconventional and energizing new wave of special installations and performance projects from living contemporary artists. For the inaugural spring edition Inte [...]

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May 14, 2012 - The summer selling exhibition from May 28 - September 29, at The London Silver Vaults in Chancery Lane, will focus on the achievements of leading British designer silversmiths of the past 60 years. Gerald Benney, Stuart Devlin, Christopher Lawrence [...]

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April 24, 2012 - The Art and Antiques Dealer League of America (AADLA) has announced the participation of several leading galleries from the United States and abroad that will be making their debut at the second edition of the Spring Show NYC. Taking place at New Yor [...]

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April 24, 2012 - Astute organizers of art and antique fairs pursue a dual mission. On the one hand, they must appeal to museum professionals and seasoned buyers, and on the other, they want to welcome novices. No art and antiques fair anywhere in the world fulfills t [...]

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April 24, 2012 - During the four days of the Spring Show NYC—running from May 3 to May 6 at the Park Avenue Armory—not only will fair-goers enjoy feasting their eyes on world-class art and antiques, they’ll also enjoy the chance to get even more up- [...]

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April 16, 2012 - The Olympia International Fine Art & Antiques Fair opens June 7 - 17, 2012. Now in its 40th year, Olympia has gone back to its roots, reestablishing itself as a broad-based trading place for up to 200 dealers. The organisers have revised the floo [...]

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April 12, 2012 - FRIDAY, APRIL 2011 am-12 pm COVET An illustrated discussion of COVET, a long term project exploring the direct relationship between contemporary artists and historic artworks found in museum collections, inspired by their conversations with curators [...]

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April 11, 2012 - In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair, renowned New York architect David Ling will transform the Park Avenue Armory into a veritable work of art for an event that itself overflows with top-tier cont [...]

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April 10, 2012 - When the 15th edition of the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA NEW YORK) opens on Friday, April 20 at the Park Avenue Armory, it will do what it has always had done best—spur visitors to wrestle with the topic: What is art? As a [...]

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April 2, 2012 - Mid-20th-Century Style is trending these days and there is a definite fever going around for the super glamorous look of the period. This is evidenced by the popularity of Mad Men, the highly successful hit TV show on AMC, and the revival of the 196 [...]

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March 21, 2012 - Declared by the late Andy Rooney of CBS’ 60 Minutes as the “Best Book Fair in the World,” the New York Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Park Avenue Armory for its 52nd Anniversary. Sponsored by the prestigious Antiquarian Bookse [...]

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March 19, 2012 - Art Naples is proud to present the world's most iconic artists of the 20th and 21st century to the Southwest Florida community. The fair, March 23-26, will debut the best in blue chip art from modern masters, to vast wall murals by the next generatio [...]

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March 14, 2012 - Exhibiting at Leslie Feely Fine Art, New York Francesca Galloway will be one of the specialists showing this year at Asia Week New York. The exhibition is entitled Indian Miniatures & Courtly Objects: Recent Acquisitions, and will be shown at Les [...]

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March 14, 2012 - A connected global economy, affordable global travel, and constant global migration are the clear signposts of a world that has truly shed its boundaries. Is it any wonder that interior design has itself become globalized? And nowhere will that tren [...]

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March 12, 2012 - A leader in its field, the Salon du Dessin was created in 1991 by a group of art dealers. Every year it attracts the most important collectors from France and abroad, as well as museum curators from all over the world. Now in its 20th year, the Salon [...]

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March 11, 2012 - TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s finest art and antiques fair, has always insisted on exhibiting only the best. Two very different displays of artistic genius will be part of The European Fine Art Fair’s Silver Jubilee celebrations at the ME [...]

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March 8, 2012 - The prestigious BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair, which has established itself as the UK’s premier national art and antiques fair, will mark its 20th anniversary when it opens to the public in London from 21-27 March 2012. During this time it [...]

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March 6, 2012 - For Asia Week New York starting on March 16, nearly three-dozen galleries will host simultaneous exhibitions to spotlight prized ancient, antique, and contemporary Asian artworks. International and Manhattan dealers will showcase an astonishing array [...]

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March 4, 2012 - The 24th edition of The Art Show, the nation's foremost and longest running fine art fair will present museum-quality exhibitions of solo artist and group installations. Organized by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) to benefit Henry Stre [...]

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February 22, 2012 - Masterworks of the traditional fine arts of Japan will be on view during New York’s Asia Week in JADA 2012: An Exhibition by the Japanese Art Dealers Association. Held from March 17 to March 21, 2012, JADA 2012 will present exceptional example [...]

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February 14, 2012 - The second annual Naples International Art & Antique Fair (NIAAF), Naples premier international fine art fair, will return February 23-28 to the Naples International Pavilion at Immokalee and Livingston Roads. The 2012 Fair will showcase an arra [...]

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February 7, 2012 - One of the most anticipated events of the season, the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show will make its annual return to the Palm Beach County Convention Center on Presidents’ Day weekend, February 17-21, 2012. With the collections of mo [...]

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February 6, 2012 - The inaugural Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will debut this weekend, February 9-13, 2012 at the Naples Exhibition Center in Naples, FL. Produced by the Palm Beach Show Group, the vetted show will feature the stunning collections of more than [...]

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February 6, 2012 - Hampton Expo Group announces the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, a sparkling new addition to its growing family of art fairs, February 17-19, 2012, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Featuring more than fifty top international art galleries exhibitin [...]

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January 30, 2012 - The Palm Beach Show Group, recognized as the nation's leading producer of premiere jewelry, art and antique shows, is proud to announce the latest addition to its prestigious portfolio of shows, the Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show. Debuting Fe [...]

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January 30, 2012 - U.S. Antique Shows, a major producer of antique shows in North America, announced today that WorthPoint®, the leading online resource for item valuation and reference, has agreed to be the Platinum sponsor of the 51st Annual Original Miami Beach [...]

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January 27, 2012 - The San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show (SFAPA) will debut a contemporary Asian Art Initiative featuring select galleries from China. Contemporary Asian Art has grown in prominence in the last decade. As Asia's importance in the world market rise [...]

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January 27, 2012 - The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show (SFTTA) will feature an exceptional assortment of textiles from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas this Winter. Taking place February 10 – 12, 2012 at the historic Fort Mason Center, the SFTTA [...]

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January 27, 2012 - The past meets the present as International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE) hosts an array of exhibits for the 16th annual AmericanInternational Fine Art Fair (AIFAF) from February 3rd through 12th, 2012. Providing a "break from convention in a world-cla [...]

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January 22, 2012 - If you haven't been to The Winter Antiques Show yet - don't worry...the show is open until Sunday, January 29th and I can assure you that it is worth the effort. America's "beloved show" (as I like to call it) has transitioned well into the 21st cent [...]

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January 16, 2012 - The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 58th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with opportunities to see and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 7 [...]

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January 15, 2012 - When the inaugural Metro Show opens its doors for a five-day run at the Metropolitan Pavilion on January 18, 2012, collectors, design aficionados, and art-insiders will be treated to an astonishing array of fine and decorative treasures dating from t [...]

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January 15, 2012 - On 20 January 2012, collectors will have a rare chance to own one of the most sought-after books of ornithological art ever created: a full-size, complete first edition of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America (1827-1838). Christie’s [...]

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January 14, 2012 - The Winter Antiques Show’s 2012 loan exhibition, Celebrating Historic Hudson Valley 60: Rockefeller Patronage in Sleepy Hollow Country highlights more than 25 objects from Historic Hudson Valley’s five National Landmarks and marks the 60t [...]

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January 8, 2012 - International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE) announces gallery highlights of the Miami International Art Fair (MIA), January 12th-16th, 2012. Relocated to Miami’s premiere downtown entertainment district, MIA will bring together international and [...]

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January 7, 2012 - The New York Ceramics Fair celebrates its 13th year launching New York City’s Winter Antiques Week with the season’s first opening preview Tuesday, January 17th.  For the second year, New York Ceramics Fair visitors can enjoy its ele [...]

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January 6, 2012 - ArtPalmBeach celebrates its 15th Anniversary at the Palm Beach County Convention Center from January 20th-23rd, 2012 with a Preview evening January 19th. ArtPalmBeach is considered one of the most influential contemporary art fairs on Florida's Gold [...]

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November 27, 2011 - A new show comes to Norwalk Connecticut this week! Karen and Ralph DiSaia and Diana Bittel have joined forces to bring together a wonderful group of dealers to create a new show that has something for everyone. Bringing together dealers from all ov [...]

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November 26, 2011 - Cecil Beaton: the New York Years Traces Artist’s Astonishing Career in New York City Photographs of Greta Garbo, Audrey Hepburn, Mick Jagger, Marilyn Monroe, Wallis Simpson (the Duchess of Windsor), and Andy Warhol, among many other 20th-centu [...]

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November 21, 2011 - She glides around the corner into view, her opulent gown clinging to her famous curves. “These have always brought me luck,” she says pulling a diamond pendant earring from her ear and throwing it on the poker table. The iconic, early 90s [...]

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November 4, 2011 - The Winter Fine Art & Antiques Fair at Olympia, now in its 21st year, is considered one of the most important annual art and antiques events and is the only fair of its calibre between October and February. Attracting over 24,000 visitors, the Fa [...]

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October 25, 2011 - "When we introduced a regular ceramics auction last year, it was a first for the field. Now, our Legends: Material Masters auction adds another new event that is a regular auction for objects and craft materials from high craft and high art"-Garth Cl [...]

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October 25, 2011 - Pensive pups, a gregarious goat, festive feline and a couple of beguiling birds are dressed to the nines, ready for a night on the town and their debut in CREATURAL. This whimsical new show in Newtown, Connecticut, features the creative talents of aw [...]

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October 19, 2011 - Christie’s is proud to join with Takashi Murakami and Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. to provide support for the victims of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku-Pacific earthquake in Japan by dedicating a special section of a forthcoming New York auction to the con [...]

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October 11, 2011 - Three major Art Deco masterpieces are among the extraordinary collections of 20th Century Decorative Arts highlights at the 23rd annual International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show.   A spellbinding mix of the highest quality art and a [...]

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October 10, 2011 - The Ellis Antiques Show ran for 49 years in Boston before closing its doors in 2009.  The Boston Antiques Show ran for 21 years, before closing its doors in 2001 in the aftermath of 9/11.   Now, co-producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four [...]

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October 9, 2011 - Beginning October 27th, THE SAN FRANCISCO FALL ANTIQUES SHOW Benefiting Enterprise for High School Students, celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Festival Pavilion of Fort Mason Center. Over 60 carefully-vetted new and returning dealers will p [...]

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October 3, 2011 - The twenty-seventh edition of the Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato, which opened on October 1st, merits a visit by anyone drawn to the sights of Florence.  On view through October 9th, the show, the most important in Italy of its [...]

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September 23, 2011 - The 25th annual Washington Connecticut Antiques Show to benefit the Gunn Memorial Library & Museum is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2. Established as a small, elegant and esteemed show that consistently draws dealers of the hig [...]

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September 22, 2011 - Exceptional Vintage Jewelry Pieces and One of a Kind Time Timepieces are the highlights at the exciting 19th Annual Miami Beach Antique Jewelry & Watch Show which officially kicks off the fall antiquing season to showcase exquisite ring gemstones [...]

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September 21, 2011 - A spellbinding mix of the highest quality art and antiques is the hallmark of Anna and Brian Haughton’s flagship New York fair, which returns for its 23rd year, October 21-27, 2011.  Sixty-four of the world’s top dealers – many [...]

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July 29, 2011 - The August Antiques Show is the highlight of Nantucket’s summer season, and it is the Nantucket Historical Association’s major annual fund-raising event. The annual antiques show presents a wonderful week of parties, lectures, and activit [...]

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July 29, 2011 - The Newport Antiques Show celebrates its fifth year at St. George’s School in Middletown, RI, August 12 through August 14, 2011. One of the nation’s premier antiques venues, the annual show presents a superb selection of important antique [...]

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July 12, 2011 - Christie's is honored to announce the official dates for a landmark series of public exhibitions and special events leading up to the sale of the collection of Elizabeth Taylor, the celebrated film star, fashion icon, and humanitarian. In tribute to [...]

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July 12, 2011 - US Antique Shows, a major producer of antique shows in the US, will be showcasing some of the most magnificent collections of antique, estate and vintage jewelry and watches from around the world at its 5th Annual New York Antique Jewelry & Watch [...]

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July 12, 2011 - Christie's is pleased to present The Beatles Illuminated: The Discovered Works of Mike Mitchell, a sale comprised of 50 lots of unpublished and never-before-seen photographs of the Beatles’ first hysteria-inducing visits to America in 1964. Sho [...]

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July 1, 2011 - International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE), organizers of the highly anticipated Art Newport, announced highlights today of the upcoming Fair.  The inaugural event aboard the 228-foot floating exhibition venue, SeaFair - America's Megayacht  [...]

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June 30, 2011 - While Americans celebrate its Independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain, people from around the world will be attending Masterpiece London.  Now in its second year, Masterpiece showcases the very best in fine and decorative arts with contem [...]

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May 18, 2011 - The 38th Olympia International Fine Art & Antiques Fair will take place in London from Thursday 9th to Sunday 19th June, 2011. As London’s most established arts fair, it attracts over 30,000 interior designers, collectors and devotees ove [...]

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May 17, 2011 - Seventy- two top art and antiques dealers from around the world will again exhibit at Art Antiques London for its second run, June 8-15 in the historic site of the Great Exhibition of 1851 in Kensington Gardens. The Fair which incorporates renowned I [...]

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May 16, 2011 - London – Christie’s sale of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art on Thursday 9 June presents a strong array of works by the celebrated masters of the Progressive Artists Group, through to the biggest names in Indian and Pakistani contemp [...]

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May 11, 2011 - On Monday, 30 May 2011, Christie’s will present a magnificent pair of matching gold and enamel Singing Bird Pistols, the highlight of the Important Watches sale in Hong Kong this Spring. Estimated at HK$20 million to 40 million/US$2.5 million t [...]

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April 28, 2011 - The New York Botanical Garden 19th Annual Antique Garden Furniture Show & Sale returns April 29-May 1, 2011.  A Benefit Preview Party and Collectors’ Plant Sale, opens the show Thursday, April 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. From Frida [...]

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April 22, 2011 - When the Spring Show NYC, opens its doors on April 28 to May 2 at the Park Avenue Armory, a diverse array of art and antiques will greet collectors and art aficionados of all tastes. From ancient artifacts to fine furniture to modern masterworks on c [...]

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April 20, 2011 - Taking a bold approach to the conventional design of art and antique fairs, Lars Bolander, one of America's leading interior designers and tastemakers, will create a visual tour de force for the inaugural Spring Show NYC, organized by the Art & A [...]

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April 19, 2011 - The inaugural Spring Show NYC Lecture Series features lively discussions by noted museum curators, scholars and prominent interior designers, Thursday April 28 - Saturday, April 30 in the Tiffany Room. Lectures are included with Show admission and se [...]

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April 18, 2011 - The Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) has announced that the Spring Show NYC Arts’ Night Out, celebrating New York’s Art and Antiques Week for Young Patrons is slated for Friday, April 29, from 5 to 9 pm, at the Park Avenu [...]

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March 28, 2011 - Following the highest-ever total for a day of jewelry sales at Sotheby’s New York in December 2010, Sotheby’s auction of Magnificent Jewels on 14 April 2011 offers an impressive depth and breadth of pieces that provide an education in top [...]

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March 28, 2011 - With just weeks remaining until the start of the spring auction season for jewelry, Christie’s New York is pleased to announce additional highlights of its Magnificent Jewels sale on April 12, including an exceptional line-up of top-quality fan [...]

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March 25, 2011 - Internationally recognized for its outstanding cutting-edge contemporary decorative arts and design, the 14th annual International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair: SOFA NEW YORK will open to the public on Thursday, April 14, and continue [...]

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March 21, 2011 - Christie's New York celebrates the best of Asian art and includes property from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection and magnificient Qing Monochromes and earlier works of art from the Gordan Collection.Christie’s New York Asian Art Week w [...]

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March 21, 2011 - Ten of the world’s most prominent Asian art specialists—Eskenazi Ltd., John Eskenazi Ltd., Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch, Sydney L. Moss, Ltd. and Sue Ollemans Oriental Art from England; Galerie Christian Deydier from France; Carlo Cri [...]

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March 17, 2011 - Acting in an unprecedented collaboration, more than 30 prominent Asian art specialists, 5 auction houses and 18 museums and Asian cultural institutions in the metropolitan New York City area will join forces to present Asia Week New York 2011, taking [...]

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March 16, 2011 - Tuesday 22nd March - AUCTIONInforming the Eye of the Collector: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from J.T. Tai & Co.” 10am and 2pmSotheby’s Asia Week series of auctions will be led by the sale of the second part of one of the most im [...]

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March 16, 2011 - Newly Discovered and Iconic Works by Hokusai, Early Buddhist Sculpture, and Important Porcelains in Asia Week Exhibition of Japanese ArtTwo newly discovered paintings by Katsushika Hokusai, creator of The Great Wave off Kanagawa, and dozens of other [...]

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March 15, 2011 - The BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair, The Fair brings together the very best of the UK’s art and antique dealers who offer for sale a fantastic variety of top quality furniture, paintings, silver, jewellery, ceramics, glass, clocks and te [...]

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March 14, 2011 - International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE) announces the first annual Art Naples International Contemporary Art Fair taking place at the newly renovated Naples International Pavilion, March 18th-21st, 2011with a Preview evening Thursday, March 17th to [...]

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March 7, 2011 - Every March, the art and antiques world gets ready for the most important show of its kind in the world:  TEFAF – The European Fine Art and Antiques Fair.  Held in Maastricht, Holland the show attracts over 80,000 visitors from around [...]

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February 4, 2011 - On February 4th, visitors from Southwest Florida, the United States, and Europe will gather to welcome the 15th annual American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF) to the Palm Beach County Convention Center.  The Fair commences on Friday, Februa [...]

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February 3, 2011 - International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE), organizers of the debut Naples International Art and Antique Fair (NIAAF), released highlights for the upcoming event, which will be held February 24 – March 1, 2011 at the spectacular new Naples Inter [...]

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February 2, 2011 - Sailors' valentines were gifts from sailors to their sweethearts that often included affectionate sayings with their designs. For many years, collectors and scholars thought that sailors made these decorative objects during their long voyages at sea. [...]

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January 27, 2011 - The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, will celebrate 50 successful years when it opens its doors to the public on February 3-7, 2011 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  The Original Miami Beach Antique Show has grown into the largest indoor [...]

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January 26, 2011 - The 15th Annual San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show (SFAPA) returns to the historic Fort Mason Center February 4‐6, 2011 bringing 70 vetted private and international galleries with more than 10,000 museum‐quality antique and contempor [...]

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January 25, 2011 - Every February prestigious, international fine art and antique galleries gather in Palm Beach for the American International Fine Art Fair (AIFAF).  The Fair  attracts distinguished collectors, connoisseurs, and art enthusiast from acr [...]

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January 24, 2011 - The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show (SFTTA) celebrates its 25th anniversary this February at the historic Fort Mason Center. Taking place February 11‐13, 2011, the SFTTA is considered the best tribal art event in the world.  T [...]

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January 23, 2011 - International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE), organizers of the debut Naples International Art and Antique Fair (NIAAF), released highlights for the upcoming event, which will be held February 24 – March 1, 2011 at the spectacular new Naples Inter [...]

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January 16, 2011 - The Eight Lectures of the 2011 New York Ceramics FairSeries Slated for Bohemian National Hall Cinema The genius, both of the world of ceramics and of the 12th annual New York Ceramics Fair Lecture Series, is in the remarkable and intricate details g [...]

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January 16, 2011 - “Confronting Tradition in Clay: Japanese Living National Treasures vs Iconoclasts” at the stand of JOAN B MIRVISS, Ltd. at the Winter Antiques Show, Park Avenue Armory NYC January 21-30, 2011 NEW YORK---In her second exhibition, Joan B. M [...]

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January 16, 2011 - MASSIVE BOWL WITH BRONX NY BRIDGE AMONG EXCITING CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN MASTERWORKS MICHAEL AND EWA COHEN ARE BRINGING TO NEW YORK’S WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW January 21 – 30Chinese Export Porcelain dealer Michael Cohen (www.cohenandcohen.co [...]

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December 20, 2010 - Miami Beach will once again become a gathering place for art lovers across the globe.  International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE) announces the Miami International Art Fair (MIA) will return January 14th-17th, 2011 to Miami Beach Convention Cente [...]

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December 19, 2010 - A fixture of South Florida’s contemporary art scene for 13 years, Art Palm Beach has become one of the most influential contemporary art fairs on Florida’s Gold Coast.  In 2011, Art Palm Beach will again gather 75 of the world’ [...]

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December 19, 2010 - 2011 New York Ceramics FairOpens January 18th, In Its New VenueBohemian National Hall at 321 East 73rd St.The eleven year old New York Ceramics Fair has launched New York City’s Winter Antiques Week with the season’s first preview opening [...]

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December 18, 2010 - The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 57th year as America’s most distinguished antiques show, featuring exceptional objects exhibited by 75 specialists in American, English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts from antiquity through [...]

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December 17, 2010 - Hats off to The American Antiques Show!  The American Folk Art Museum celebrates the 10th Anniversary of The American Antiques Show at the opening night gala on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 1 [...]

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December 16, 2010 - Brussels hosts the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA) and for a highly anticipated ten day period becomes the European capital of the arts. From 21st to 30th January, 130 of Belgian’s finest galleries are joined by a selection of to [...]

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December 10, 2010 - Asian Art Dealers, Auction Houses and Cultural Institutions Join Forces for Asia Week New York, March 18 - 26, 2011.  Acting under one umbrella for the first time, over thirty-five prominent Asian art specialists, five auction houses and museu [...]

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November 30, 2010 - Just in time for the holidays: on 9 December 2010, Sotheby’s sale of Magnificent Jewels in New York will offer collectors a remarkable selection of exceptional gemstones and signed jewels, with  estimates ranging from $5,000 to more than $ [...]

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November 23, 2010 - Design Miami/ enters its sixth year with an expanded list of top-tier galleries, groundbreaking curatorial programme, and design talks moderated by W Magazine editor-in-chief, Stefano Tonchi Design Miami/, the global forum for design, will hold one [...]

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November 18, 2010 - London - Christie’s upcoming Russian Works of Art sale on 29 November 2010 will be led by an important jewelled vari-coloured gold and guilloché enamelled Imperial presentation snuff-box, marked Fabergé, with the workmaster’ [...]

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November 18, 2010 - New York — Christie’s and Playboy are pleased to announce The Year of the Rabbit, an auction of more than 125 works from the corporate collection of Playboy Enterprises. From contemporary works by Salvador Dalí and Tom Wesselmann t [...]

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November 10, 2010 - This November, Sanford L. Smith & Associates will once again combine two fall art and design favorites: the 25th Anniversary of Modernism and the 9th Annual ART20. Traditionally, both fairs focused on the 20th century—Modernism  w [...]

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November 4, 2010 - London – Christie’s announce that an exceptionally rare Darth Vader costume will lead the auction of Popular Culture: Film and Entertainment at South Kensington on 25 November 2010. One of the most recognisable and infamous characters in [...]

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October 25, 2010 - Honorary Chair Derek Lam Welcomes Guests and Exhibitors to San Francisco's 29th Annual Antiques FairTHE 29TH SAN FRANCISCO FALL ANTIQUES SHOWBenefiting Enterprise for High School Students will be held October 28–31, 2010, at the Festival Pavili [...]

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October 18, 2010 - Glamour Reigns at the International Fine Art & Antique Dealers ShowOctober 22-28, 2010The Park Avenue Armory,  New York Twenty two years after the International show was launched in New York, it continues to be one of the most glamorous sho [...]

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September 28, 2010 - International Fine Art and Antique Dealers ShowOctober 22-28, 2010 Exciting New Dealers Added to the 22nd Annual FairEven after decades of leadership in the international art and antique fair arena, Anna and Brian Haughton continue to imbue a sense o [...]

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September 2, 2010 - 22-26 September 2010Press & Private View: 5pm-9.30pm Tuesday 21st SeptemberThe Association of Art & Antiques Dealers opens its second annual Fair in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London W1 from 22-26 September 2010. In total, 94 dealers will exhi [...]

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September 1, 2010 - The 25th Biennale des Antiquaires is set to be the major event of the international art market. From the 15th until the 22nd of September, under the striking Grand Palais nave, 80 art dealers and 7 jewellers will present exceptional works of art to w [...]

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August 19, 2010 - The Bridgehampton Antiques and Design Fair August 27th-29th There are a few givens during the summer season in the Hamptons and one of them has been high quality antique shows. The tony South Shore enclaves on Long Island continue to be one of the mo [...]

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July 22, 2010 - FRANCE 1500: the Pictorial Arts at the Dawn of the Renaissance is an important show being presented in Paris, New York and Chicago by LES ENLUMINURES gallery and its founder Sandra Hindman, the leading expert and author of many books on medieval and [...]

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July 6, 2010 - Strong Results from Global Marketplace for International ArtistsSix Auction Record prices established for Jules de Balincourt, Alighiero Boetti, Glenn Brown, Chapman Brothers, Chris Ofili, Sean ScullyMarket Confidence Remains as 16 works sell for ove [...]

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June 14, 2010 - Brussels, Belgium, circa 1966. The challenge had come without warning. On one side of the board sat a handsome, somewhat mysterious man, a self-proclaimed chess champion from the birthplace of the game itself. On the other sat René Magritte, t [...]

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May 19, 2010 - LONDON SIMMERS – July 2010London will be buzzing in June with antiques and art shows – but July has plenty to offer as well. Here are a few of the highlights: AUCTIONS:CHRISTIE’SWorks of Art from the Spencer Family Collections.The T [...]

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May 10, 2010 - LONDON SIMMERS This summer London hosts three major fine and decorative art fairs spread through the month of June. Just over a week later its auction houses unfurl their important old master paintings and decorative arts sales. In the midst of this [...]

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March 8, 2010 - Day 3: A perfect day for museums…drizzly and overcast. Grabbing umbrellas from the hotel we headed to the new Magritte Museum, www.musee-magritte-museum.be which just opened in June of 2009. Part of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium a [...]

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February 22, 2010 - It’s amazing how much you can do in 72 hours! After a good night’s rest, we were off to Tour & Taxis for our visit to BRAFA, The Brussels Antiques and Fine Arts Fair. Arriving a little too early for BRAFA ended up being a good thing a [...]

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February 15, 2010 - After our overnight flight we arrived at the Hotel Amigo, http://www.hotelamigo.com, of the Rocco Forte Collection and a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World” located in “downtown Brussels,” a block from the Grand Place. [...]

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January 25, 2010 - In January 2009, eleven pieces of an Imperial Russian suite of furniture were found and were offered at auction by Bukowski’s Auction House in Helsinki, Finland. However, due to an ownership dispute they were withdrawn just before the sale bega [...]

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January 20, 2010 - Historic New England’s Centennial To Be Celebrated at 2010 Winter Antiques Show The 56th annual Winter Antiques Show January 22-31, 2010: New York, NY. Park Avenue Armory, 67th Street and Park Avenue. The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 56t [...]

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January 18, 2010 - As we told you in our introductory blog, travel will play an important role in New Focus on Fine Living. When producing art and antiques shows, I travelled frequently to recruit new dealers and to get new ideas. My travels took me all over the world- [...]

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January 8, 2010 - Several weeks ago, I went to Miami to attend Art Basel Miami Beach and the many satellite art shows that are held at the same time. Although my own taste in art leans more towards fine and modern art, it is an experience to see the wide range of con [...]

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December 22, 2009 - Enormous success for Sotheby’s Sparkling Season Jewels, 9 December 2009 The Jewels from the Estate of Lúcia Moreira Salles brought $5.9 Million, bringing a sales total of $30,582,751 Lúcia Moreira Salles was the muse for both Vale [...]

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December 7, 2009 - December is thought of as the month when jewelers are most busy. Auction houses try and hold high quality sales with tempting selections. Whilst jewelry stores can plan their purchases, auctions are dependent on sellers. Sotheby’s, 9 December, [...]

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