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Loveday Antiques Dealership

What Do You Do in a Declining Industry? Share

What Do You Do in a Declining Industry? Share

What do people resort to in a declining industry? They fight. Everyone is a competitor. “They” are the enemy. But that’s not good for the industry as a whole, and it’s not good for any particular show. It’s certainly not good for the consumer of antiques and vintage. The owner of a prominent local art


Freeman’s Reschedules Sale Due to Storm

Due to the severe winter storm on the East Coast of the U.S., Freeman’s is rescheduling its upcoming sales. According to a bulletin sent out by Freeman’s,  European Art & Old Masters auction has been postponed until Thursday, January 29 at 10 a.m. The sale initially was scheduled for January 27. While the business office will be

LA Art Show

Scenes from the LA Art Show

Crowds at the LA Art Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center prevented free movement through some of the aisles when we attended on Saturday. The show had been going on since Thursday. The show was remarkably diverse, both in terms of the exhibitors and in terms of the attendees. While a fair share of

Maryanne Meltzer 1984 Exhibit Northlake College

Strangers Revisiting from 1984 at North Lake College

Familiar strangers result from artworks displayed again at North Lake College after 30 years. Dallas Artist Maryanne Meltzer explored the topic of strangers and alienation in a 1984 exhibit. This month the works return, this time alongside those of artist Allison Proulx. Formerly a movie set designer in Los Angeles, Proulx’s seems to work in a parallel universe with Meltzer.

Trefler's Candlesticks

Make 2015 A Year for Restoration

The new year is a time for resolutions, and “out with the old, in with the new.” But the new soon gets old, and one company is encouraging a resolution that gives new life to old treasures. Trefler’s of Boston, the oldest comprehensive restoration company in the United States wants the repair and restoration of

Newark Museum. Pomegranate shaped vessel. Egypt, 12th century BCE. Core-formed glass. 3 ¾ in. x 3 ¾ in.

Newark’s Collection Spotlighted at Winter Antiques Show

From traditional to contemporary, from ancient to modern, the Newark Museum’s collections showcase a broad range of works that explore the past, inspire the present and provide a glimpse into the future. Selected as the Winter Antiques Show’s annual loan exhibition, Ahead of the Curve: The Newark Museum, 1909-2015, will feature pieces from the Museum’s

Art Resale Law Debated in Court Again

Artists trying to get a piece of the action when their work is resold had another day in a California court recently. Artists used a 1976 law as a basis for a lawsuit in 2011 to try to get auction houses and ebay to collect a five percent royalty when a work is resold, but

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Works at Freer and Sacker Galleries To Go Online

In January the entire collections of Asian art in the Freer and Sackler galleries will be accessible online. The vast majority of the 40,000 artworks have never before been seen by the public, and more than 90 percent of the images will be in high resolution and without copyright restrictions for noncommercial use. Freer and