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Features From Previous Issues

Market: Winter Wonders

By: Jenna Curry The organizers of this year’s Winter Antiques Show have expanded their definition of the word “antiques.” The 75 exhibitors at the show, which runs Jan. 22–31 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, will not only … Continue reading

Market: Folk and Formal

By: Sheila Gibson Stoodley Christie’s and Sotheby’s will welcome the New Year in New York with Americana week, a series of sales that take place before and during the Winter Antiques Show. Sotheby’s has scheduled its important Americana auction in … Continue reading

Market: Uncommon Clay

By: A&A Staff The New York Ceramics Fair, which runs Jan. 20–24 at the National Academy Museum, is the country’s only major event dedicated exclusively to antique and contemporary ceramics, and has the honor of being the first fair to … Continue reading

Market: Everybody's All-American

By: John Dorfman Rounding out New York’s Americana week, the American Antiques Show will take place Jan. 21–24, overlapping with the Americana sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s and with the first few days of the much larger Winter Antiques Show. … Continue reading

In Perspective

By: A&A Staff EXHIBITIONS A Stitch in Time: Alighiero e Boetti: “Mappa,” a show devoted to the late Italian conceptual artist’s series of embroidered world maps, continues at Gladstone Gallery in New York through Jan. 23. UPCOMING AUCTIONS Before the … Continue reading

Market: Florentine Time Capsule

By: Sallie Brady Is Italy really the place to buy Italian art and antiques? That’s what many collectors were left wondering earlier this fall when Florence did a flashback to its 1920s glory days, staging one of postwar Italy’s most … Continue reading

Market: Miami Madness

By: A&A Staff It’s a sign of the season: As the cold weather sets in up north and the snowbirds head south, art invades Miami. This year Art Basel Miami Beach, the flagship event of December’s contemporary art week, is … Continue reading

Market: Smart Sets

By: Sheila Gibson Stoodley Last September at Bonhams’ Knightsbridge location in London, an old television set with a 15-inch screen that no longer works sold for almost $30,000. While it comes with some spiffy extras (its oak-veneered cabinet also contains … Continue reading

Market: Encore in Paris

By: Sallie Brady Here we go again. Underbidders at February’s historic $483 million sale of couturier Yves Saint Laurent’s collection of art and antiques have another chance to own a piece of the tastemaker’s legacy when the final portion of … Continue reading

Market: Prints Charming

By: Sheila Gibson Stoodley The International Fine Print Dealers Association fair returns to the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan on Nov. 5–8 with 84 dealers offering, among other things, strong works by artists who excelled in more than one medium. … Continue reading