The Magazine Antiques - Most Recent Dealer profile Posts The most recent posts for in Dealer profile. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:46:13 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 The Schwarz Gallery <p>Specializing in American and European paintings of the eighteenth through twentieth centuries and best known for its expertise in Philadelphia artists, the Schwarz Gallery on Chestnut Street is one of the city&rsquo;s most esteemed art galleries. The success of the family-owned and family-run firm is all the more remarkable for the fact that its history has been so marked by contingency. Consider, for example, that not one of the members of the three generations of Schwarzes to operate the gallery actually planned to become a dealer. &ldquo;My grandfather Frank Schwarz, who founded the company, had been studying to be a lawyer; and my dad was a pre-med student,&rdquo; says Robert D. Schwarz Jr., who manages the gallery with his wife, Deepali Schwarz. &ldquo;I graduated from college with a degree in computer science.&rdquo;</p> Archived articles Fri, 01 Apr 2016 11:30:00 +0100 Dealer profile: Lawrence Steigrad and Peggy Stone <p>The New York-based dealers are now in their twenty-fifth year as leaders in the field and are firmly established exhibitors at TEFAF Maastricht, the world's preeminent art and antiques fair</p> Carolin C. Young Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: Peter Tillou <p>Every so often a few wise things get said about the passions of people who are collectors (most famously in Walter Benjamin's essay "Unpacking My Library"). Rarely is anything of interest written about dealers, and oddly enough, almost nothing can be found on the nature of that intriguing hybrid, the dealer/collector, which brings us to the pre-eminent example of the type, Peter Tillou of Litchfield, Connecticut-and, more importantly, the world.</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: Erik and Cornelia Thomsen <p>As the first Westerner to apprentice at a Japanese gallery, Erik Thomsen got an immersion course in Japanese art and in the ways of the country&rsquo;s small clan of art dealers. Auctions, attended exclusively by dealers, took place daily.</p> Staff Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:00:00 +0100 Dealer profile: Titi Halle <p>The precious textiles and clothing sold at Cora Ginsburg have as much charm, beauty, and depth as any other category of antiques, but like the firm itself, you may have to look for it.</p> Paul O'Donnell Thu, 14 Jan 2010 12:55:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: John H. Surovek <p>With the country edging out of a recession, a newly elected Democratic president wrestling with a huge deficit, and art buyers seemingly sitting on their hands, the <em>Palm Beach Po</em><em>st</em> sent a reporter to John H. Surovek's Worth Avenue gallery to ask him how he, and collectors in the well-invested but deeply illiquid town, were coping with what the <em>Post's </em>eventual headline would call "market reality."</p> Paul O'Donnell Mon, 30 Nov 2009 09:44:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: David Lavender <p>One of the surprises of the huge Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berg&eacute; sale this past February was the splendid selection of objets de vertu the two men had gathered for their twentieth-century Kunstkammer.</p> Meredith Etherington-Smith Mon, 02 Nov 2009 10:30:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: Jeff Bridgman <p>Something weird happened to Jeff Bridgman and his business in 2008&mdash;in fact, two weird things. In the midst of a global economic collapse, he had his best year ever, and in December, he made a large sale to a Democrat.</p> Katrine Ames Wed, 22 Jul 2009 13:32:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: Sumpter Priddy III <p>One morning in 1983 Sumpter Priddy III woke to Peggy Lee singing "Is That All There Is?" on the radio and knew she was singing to him. Although he had achieved his goal of becoming a curator at an important American museum, there had to be more. He resigned from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Virginia, and "took a flying leap," as he puts it, into a career as an antiques dealer.</p> Eleanor H. Gustafson Wed, 13 May 2009 10:44:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: James Elkind <p>Elkind, owner of Lost City Arts on Cooper Square in Manhattan, is widely known as an authority on mid-century decorative arts and design.</p> Paul O'Donnell Fri, 06 Mar 2009 09:40:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: Peter Pap <p>Pap, who has been in the business since 1975, has watched in recent years as auction houses and retailers have chased trends favored by interior designers and their well-heeled clients.</p> Paul O'Donnell Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:59:00 +0100 Dealer Profile: Clinton Howell <p>Howell's commitmet to transparency, as truth telling is called in the business world, is his antidote to the vagaries of the antiques trade.</p> Paul O'Donnell Mon, 02 Feb 2009 19:42:00 +0100