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Objects of Art Santa Fe

Objects of Art, A Refreshing and Engaging Show in Santa Fe

Objects of Art, A Refreshing and Engaging Show in Santa Fe

You can visit Santa Fe for days and not have enough time to go through all of the galleries and shops. Yet that doesn’t seem to keep anyone away from the many shows featuring some spectacular objects. Objects of Art was my first, and for now only, show in Santa Fe. If you expect an

Five Parrots Carved Piece from Francis Crespo

The Land of Uncatalogued – Scenes from Antiques Shows in Nashville

At both the Tailgate-Music Valley Antique Show and the Heart of Country Antiques Show, dealers were finding ways to discount the effect of information explosion. In many cases, the items were so unique that you can hardly describe them in a few words, not to mention to find catalogues for comp. The term “one of the kinds” has gone to a new degree of dimension.

Royd Riddell of Riddell Rare Maps & Fine Prints.

Texas Art Collector Attendance “Best Ever”

m4s0n501 Scores came out for the return of Texas Art Collector, Show and Sale of Early Texas Art at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center August 9 and 10. Although the event is free and a formal count isn’t taken, several long-time dealers commented the attendance was the strongest to date. The show returned this year after

Chicago Botanic

Hundreds Shrug Off Floods to Attend Botanic Garden Opener

The preview party at Chicago Botanic Garden Antiques and Garden Fair is at the top of everyone’s list as far as antique-oriented events in the city. The significant flooding that occurred yesterday could however put a damper on anyone’s plans. “You might have assumed not many would show up,” says Melissa Sands who covered the

Brooklyn Flea Outdoors

Brooklyn Flea Expanding to Philly

Northern Liberties may be a Philadelphia neighborhood, or a suburb of Brooklyn. It may be hard to tell when the Brooklyn Flea opens up shop next month. The popular market’s website shows Mark Wahlberg sporting vintage Philadelphia Eagles gear announcing the June 2 opener.  Brooklyn Flea Philly will include mainstay vendors, and undoubtedly some from

Twaddle Holly Johnson

On Randy Twaddle’s New Drawings at Holly Johnson Gallery

Utility wires are disappearing in urban centers. They were cursed to cause untidiness of street scenes in China. Often, they are the last thing to go in a gentrified neighborhood, but once they are gone, gone with them is the care-free low-key ambiance of those hoods. In variant shades, Randy Twaddle’s coffee stained utility wires drawing recall minds of urban dwellers, at repose.

Flea Market Sculpture Tops $20K at Auction

If you’ve ever stood in a flea market and wondered what you were looking at, it might be a lot of money. Found at a Flea Market in Philadelphia for $200, a unique sculpture commissioned by Tiffany & Co. from one of the world’s foremost living silversmiths floored a standing-room only auction Tuesday at Freeman’s

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