Shows and Markets

Round Top Texas Antique Week

At Round Top, Always a Good Time to Buy

The lines along Texas 237 seemed as long as ever on October 1, the last day of the week-long antique event. In fact, they may have been longer than any in recent memory. The town looked as adorable as ever. Still, several of the dealers we talked to seemed to indicate something is amiss. The

Antiques Business

March Chicago International Poster and Print Fair Postponed

Chicago International Poster Fair Postponed

Promoter Flamingo Events sent out a notice today indicated the Chicago International Vintage Poster & Print Fair scheduled for March has been postponed. The notice reads as follows: “We’re very sorry to inform you that the International Vintage Poster & Print Fair in Chicago (March 27th through the 29th) has been postponed. We are working

Texas Art

Frank Reaugh, Sheepherder's Camp, Courtesy Heritage Auctions

Frank Reaugh’s Sheepherders Camp Painting Tops $400,000 at Heritage

A large, rare work by Texas painter Frank Reaugh brought $437,000 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas Saturday, more than doubling the previous auction record for the artist. The 20×40 Sheepherders Camp, 1893 is the larger version of a pastel in the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum collection. Director of Texas Art at Heritage Auctions, Atlee Phillips told Urban


Damien Hirst, Shark

The Mental Impossibility of Depreciation in the Mind of Someone Buying

Book Review: The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art by Don Thompson. If you are one of the many out there with the impression that contemporary art is a good investment, you may come away with a different impression after reading the $12 Million Stuffed Shark. This book has been out for


"Vanitas Still Life” (1640-'90), by Gerrit van Vucht. (Photo: Milwaukee Art Museum)

Rarely-Seen Old Masters from Private Collections at Milwaukee Art Museum

The age-old tradition of art collecting is highlighted in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s current exhibition- From Rembrandt to Parmigianino: Old Masters from Private Collections. On view now, this exhibition gives the public a rare chance to see treasured artworks from the private collections of regional residents, including several works from Wisconsin homes. During this exclusive