Art and Antiques News

NEW YORK CITY – The first comprehensive US exhibition drawn from the Israel Museum’s world-renowned collection of Jewish costumes is at the Jewish Museum through March 18. “Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem,” showcases more than 100 articles of clothing from the Eighteenth to Twentieth centuries, arranged as […],

Across The Block - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:22:27 +0000

This week’s Across The Block throws light on a number of high-flying recently sold auction lots, including a painting by John F. Kennedy, a table by Diego Giacometti and an opaque-twist wine glass with blue-tinted bowl from the Kaplan collection, and much more.,
NEW YORK CITY— “Disney produced [Snow White], his first full-length feature film during the height of the Great Depression,” said Christine von der Linn, Swann Galleries’ senior specialist of illustration art. “With its initial $250,000 budget, that swelled to over $1,000,000, it became sarcastically referred to as ‘Disney’s folly’ and was predicted to fail and […],
NEW YORK CITY— “Disney produced [Snow White], his first full-length feature film during the height of the Great Depression,” said Christine von der Linn, Swann Galleries’ senior specialist of illustration art. “With its initial $250,000 budget, that swelled to over $1,000,000, it became sarcastically referred to as ‘Disney’s folly’ and was predicted to fail and […],
PHILADELPHIA – The Antiques Dealers Association of America (ADA) has named Peter M. Kenny the winner of its annual Award of Merit for 2018. Kenny is co-president of Classical American Homes Preservation Trust, a position he shares with Margize Howell. The scholar will be honored at a dinner hosted by the ADA at the Philadelphia […],

Q&A: Cynthia Roznoy - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:23:13 +0000

Jane Peterson’s (1876-1965) shimmering views of Gloucester Harbor and the Venetian Lagoon have long resonated with collectors, who vie for her paintings when they come up for sale. Thus it comes as something of a surprise that “Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad,” the traveling exhibition at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Conn., through January […],

December 22, 2017 - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:13:35 +0000

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BOSTON – Skinner’s November 4 Americana sale showed the strength of the market for American paintings, scrimshaw, furniture, mochaware and weathervanes. At the start of the sale, there were,

McInnis Sells Newly Discovered Warhol Love Tokens - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:50:00 +0000

AMESBURY, MASS. – On December 1-2, John McInnis sold the estate of Harriet Gould, a lifetime resident of Amesbury who was a collector of many things and the mother of Jon Gould. Jon Gould was,