At 23rd Street Armory Show, Dealers Shed Light on What’s Hot in Americana

Patina Mania is not enough for describing the dominant theme in the 23rd Street Armory Show. The obsession with surface and paint has already stirred up interest and prices in many folk art areas, such as dower chests or weathervanes; now dealers must prove that collect-ability and bargains can still co-exist, in an antique show. At the […]

Winterthur Furniture Forum Highlights Southern Furniture

Coinciding with Winterthur’s reopening this spring, the museum will host the 11th annual Sewell C. Biggs Winterthur Furniture Forum, Furniture in the South: Makers & Consumers, on March 1 and 2. An array of scholars and specialists, including distinguished curators from Winterthur, will lead two days of fascinating lectures and workshops focusing on southern regional […]

Hammers Fall on the First Lots of Americana Week

A fancy painted card table, by Thomas Seymour, a blown flask, a winter painting by Walter Palmer and two sofas in a classical form provide additional highlights in a an auction featuring a broad spectrum of American art and decorative arts. Keno Auctions’ Important Americana, Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts kicked off Americana Week activities. The Boston […]