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Philadelphia Antiques Show

Philadelphia Antiques Show Cancelled

Philadelphia Antiques Show Cancelled

One of the best antiques shows in the United States has been cancelled. High costs at the Pennsylvania Convention Center were one reason given as to why the high-profile Philadelphia Antiques Show won’t be happening this year. As Maine Antiques Digest reports, this is intended to be a short stay away. A letter to dealers indicates

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

Winter Antiques Show Announces New Exhibitors

The venerable Winter Antiques Show is adding to its roster of exhibitors. Nine new exhibitors will be displaying at the January, 2015 show including six from England, two from New York and one from New Oxford, Pennsylvania. Apter-Fredericks, Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd., Ronald Phillips LTD, H. Blairman & Sons, Bowman Sculpture, Daniel Crouch Rare Books, Conner Rosenkranz, LLC, Bernard &

Amazon Launches “Make an Offer” Feature

Amazon.com is going head-to-head with ebay with its new “make an offer” feature. The flexible pricing model for third-party sellers of art and collectibles allows users to click on the “Make an Offer” button and enter a bid. The seller has 72 hours to accept, reject, or give a counter offer, followed by 72 hours to respond to

'Rome, from Mount Aventine' by J.M.W. Turner, 1835, brought an artist auction record of $47.4 million at Sotheby's London on Dec. 3, 2014.

Record Set for J.M.W. Turner Painting

J. M. W. Turner now ranks as the most expensive of any pre-20th century British artist. That’s after one of the last great Turner masterpieces remaining in private hands set a world auction record for the artist, selling for $47.4 million at Sotheby’s London recently. Four bidders competed for Rome, from Mount Aventine, driving the

Art Basel Miami

Art Basel Reports One of Strongest Shows to Date

Art Basel’s 13th edition in Miami Beach closed Sunday, and promoters say that wrapped up one of the strongest events to date. Solid sales were reported across all levels of the market and throughout the run of the show. Art Basel Miami featured 267 international galleries and an attendance of 73,000 over five days. The

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013

Art Basel Miami Opens, Strong Sales Expected

m4s0n501 Record auction records are the backdrop as the country’s largest contemporary art fair, Art Basel Miami, opens this week. Art collectors are expected to continue the spending spree at the 13th edition of the event. Represented are 267 galleries from 31 countries showcasing thousands of artists.  More than 75,000 are expected to attend the event

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