Art and Antiques News

Across The Block - Sun, 18 Nov 2018 15:36:11 +0000

A buyer at Mid-Hudson Auction Galleries got ahead of other bidders with a purchase of $610 for a medical school study skull which featured mouth articulation and a removable top. Other heady sales in this week’s Across the Block include a gilt-bronze figure at Christie’s which brought 10 times its high estimates,
SCENERY HILL, PENN. – “He called me and told me that his van was in the shop, he’s driving a Subaru, and we need to have an auction,” said Amelia Jeffers, who offered more than 1,300 lots from the collection of longtime Pennsylvania antiques dealer Peter Chillingworth over a three-day onsite sale October 18-20,

Q&A: Justin Thomas - Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:00:09 +0000

Those who bemoan the lack of “young blood” in the antiques field will be pleased to know Justin Thomas, whose energetic interest in early American pottery puts to shame all but the most seasoned academician. Thomas’ parents had a passion for restoring and decorating homes with period-appropriate furnishings,

Top Picks: Out, All Of You - Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:58:27 +0000

There is always a dog or three at Thanksgiving, and they all seem to follow the same person every year for one entirely obvious reason: that is who feeds them. The only problem there is that the dog’s unwavering attention and shadow attachment betrays the discretion that the feeder needs, particularly,

Jewelry & Watch Show Brings Bling To Metro Pavilion - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:40:48 +0000

NEW YORK CITY – If you are in New York City in late October and in need of a little bling, or even a lot of bling, you need look no further than the New York City Jewelry and Watch Show (NYCJAWS), a Palm Beach Show Group production now in its fourth year at the […],
VICTORIA, CANADA — Antiquarian booksellers triumphantly united against bookselling giant AbeBooks this week after the retail platform said it was going to drop five countries from selling on the platform,

November 23, 2018 - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:02:34 +0000

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Christie’s Smashes Records With $91.9 Million Hopper - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:47:42 +0000

NEW YORK CITY – Among the cognoscenti, the only question was whether Edward Hopper’s “Chop Suey” would surpass the $100 million mark. Vividly calling to mind the artist’s beloved “Nighthawks at the Diner” from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, “Chop Suey,” a 1929 depiction of two women seated in a somberly lit […],

Christie’s Smashes Records With $91.9 Million Hopper - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:46:17 +0000

NEW YORK CITY – Among the cognoscenti, the only question was whether Edward Hopper’s “Chop Suey” would surpass the $100 million mark. Vividly calling to mind the artist’s beloved “Nighthawks at the Diner” from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago, “Chop Suey,” a 1929 depiction of two women seated in a somberly lit […],

Art of Illinois - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:01:48 +0000

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