Finding beauty in the cast-off or the offbeat, eclectic collectors are redefining aesthetic value — on their own terms. Continue reading
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Featured Work: Unique three piece cloisonné garniture.
19th Century Japan: "Epoch of Inspirational Design"
Exhibition & Sale - September 16th through November 1st
Flying Cranes Antiques, Gallery #58 - The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center
1050 Second Ave., New York, NY 10022, Tel: 212-223-4600
Featured Work: Salvador Dali pendant/brooch of Tristan and Isolde. 18k gold, large garnet and multiple diamonds. Hallmarked. From a 1953 design. Diameter: 1 1/2"
Leah Gordon, #18 - The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center
1050 Second Ave., New York, NY 10022 - Tel: 212-872-1422 - www.the-maac.com
Featured Work: Tiffany & Co. Elsa Peretti Candlesticks
Nelson & Nelson Antiques - www.nelsonandnelsonantiques.com
The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street, New York, NY 10065, Tel: 212-980-5825
Featured Work: Pair of cloisonne horses, enamel on bronze. China, late 19th/early 20th century.
P.M.Tung Arts, Gallery #61 - The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center
1050 Second Ave., New York, NY 10022 - Tel: 212-308-7203 - www.the-maac.com
Spanish colonial art, long dismissed as derivative or politically incorrect, is receiving a major reappraisal in Latin America and drawing new attention in the U.S. Continue reading
Whether they’re inspired by Internet surveillance images or 17th-century portraits, contemporary artists draw on a wide range of material to stretch photography’s limits of expression. Continue reading
Duane Michals has always chosen to photograph the things you can’t see, and now he’s using paint to show us things you can’t photograph. Continue reading
The Second City has first-class art to see and buy, from museums to galleries to auction houses. Continue reading
Washington D.C.’s National Gallery of Art mounts a sweeping exhibition of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood—the first U.S. retrospective of its kind. Continue reading
The late Helen Frankenthaler famously “departed” from Jackson Pollock with her early stain paintings in the 1950s, but she kept on making departures for the rest of her long, innovative career. Continue reading
With changing tastes, growing interest from China’s middle class and ancient objects emerging from the ground, there are some new opportunities in the hugely diverse realm of Chinese earthenware. Continue reading
The publishers that fostered a printmaking renaissance in the 1960s are every bit as active today, helping artists create original works and bring them to an ever-wider public. Continue reading
Before there was photography there was watercolor, a demanding medium that British artists mastered while documenting life and landscape at home and abroad. Featured Images: (Click to Enlarge) The most portable of paints created centuries of enduring views. Since the … Continue reading