Tag Archives: Bloomberg

Jeff Koons, Ikea, Old Masters and the Chinese Art Market

Several articles that appeared in the popular presses recently touch on the art and antiques industry and caught my attention. The first was a September 7 article about the Chinese art market in the New York Times. If you caught that you’ll already know that Chinese buyers are moving beyond reclaiming cultural heritage and are

This Week in Gracie Mansion

ABC This Week with Christiane Amanpour featured a segment in Gracie Mansion. Having had a private tour of the house and grounds, it is truly one of the gems of New York City and the country. The decorative arts collection is unequaled- and it appears the Mayor and other guests were sitting on some Phyfe chairs!

The Dirt on Dallas: Thinner, Richer, Bigger, Sooner

An evening at Heritage Auction Galleries allowed the opportunity to preview a number of items from upcoming auctions including Modern & Contemporary Art, October 27; Decorative Art & Design November 9 and Art of the American West and Texas Art November 20. The 2nd Tuesdays at Slocum Event featured a talk by the entertaining D