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Posted 04/13/09

Unabashed opulence

Medieval splendor at Belgium's Groeningemuseum in Bruges and baroque magnificence at London's Victoria and Albert Museum ebulliently controvert the recession raging outside their doors. Each exhibition exudes the sumptuous confidence of the era that it explores. Nevertheless, beneath their luxurious veneers both offer significant insights into their respective subjects, making them must-see destinations for aficionados of European decorative arts.

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Posted 04/10/09

This Week's Top Lots: April 6 - 10

A selection of auction highlights from April 6 - 10 including Asian auctions, English furniture, 20th century design, and American decorative arts.

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Posted 04/03/09

This Week's Top Lots: March 30 - April 3

A selection of auction highlights from March 30 - April 3 including photographs, Islamic art, and musical instruments.

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Posted 04/02/09

The Butterfly Man of New Orleans

May 2008 | Local collectors have come to know the anonymous maker as the “Butterfly Man” for his signature use of the double dovetail—a bowtie-shaped interior patch also known as a butterfly or flying Dutchman—to strengthen the glued panels that comprise the side walls (see Fig. 11).5 This common reinforcement method has not been found on any other armoires made in Louisiana.

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Posted 04/02/09

Art Nouveau Jewelry

July 2008 | The jewelry created in France, Belgium, and other parts of Europe by a select group of avant-garde artists at the close of the nineteenth century was revolutionary. It reinvigorated what had become a formulaic naturalism with new forms drawn from outside sources, including the arts and crafts movement in Great Britain and the arts of Japan.

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Posted 03/20/09

This Week's Top Lots: March 16 - 20

A selection of auction highlights from March 16 - 20 including Asian art, property from the collection of Gianni Versace, and fine jewelry.

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Posted 03/13/09

Asia Week in New York City, a to-do list

With the cancellation of the Haughtons' International Asian Art Fair this year, the Magazine ANTIQUES has assembled a list of alternative events and opportunities for enjoying Asian art and culture in New York this week.

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Posted 03/12/09

Maastricht and beyond

The European Fine Art Fair in Maastricht has become the show of all antiques shows, attracting art and antiques world luminaries from around the globe. For those wishing to counterbalance the excitement and the throngs with more tranquil pleasures, a host of venues of superlative historical and aesthetic interest lies just a short distance away.

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Posted 03/06/09

Dealer Profile: James Elkind

Elkind, owner of Lost City Arts on Cooper Square in Manhattan, is widely known as an authority on mid-century decorative arts and design.

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Posted 03/02/09

The Rabbit and the Rat: Who owns Chinese Antiquities? An interview with Kate Fitz Gibbon

Among the notable objects at the Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé sale were a pair of bronze heads, a rabbit and a rat, that were two of twelve zodiacal forms that originally decorated an elaborate clepsydra, or water clock, in the Yuanming Yuan garden of the Old Summer Palace under Emperor Qianlong (1736-1795). The Chinese government and many Chinese citizens were outraged at Christie's sale of the two heads and demanded their return to China. We asked Kate Fitz Gibbon, a specialist in Asian art and cultural property law, editor and author of Who Owns the Past? Cultural Policy, Cultural Property, and the Law (Rutgers, 2005), and a former member of President Clinton's Cultural Property Advisory Committee (2000-2003), for her point of view on this case:

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