A Bronx Tale: Exhibitors from the Winter Antiques Show tour East Side House Settlement, the show’s beneficiary

Editorial Staff Magazine

East Side House Settlement (ESHS) Administrative Building, 337 Alexander Avenue,  in the Mott Haven  section of the Bronx, New York. Photographs by Ahron Foster.      “Take the work that you love, whatever it is, and angle it towards justice.”               –Ta-Nehisi Coates  September 29, 2015: On this beautiful Indian summer day two quite …

Talking antiques: Winter Antiques Show

Editorial Staff Furniture & Decorative Arts

We asked exhibitors at the Winter Antiques Show to highlight one exceptional object in their booths and describe it as they might to an interested collector. Here are the things they chose, along with some of their comments. ALLAN AND PENNY KATZ This artful rendering of a birdcage in the shape of the United States Capitol Building was undoubtedly made …

Flagrant Delights

Editorial Staff Art

Photography by Gavin Ashworth Crafted, bought, sold, and collected, folk art erotica, especially American folk erotica, has a lively presence in the world of art and antiques, as virtually any dealer will attest. (“The easiest things to sell are good erotica and good political materials. They leave the door the quickest,” Brooklyn-based dealer Steven S. Powers observes.) What this material …

Talking antiques at the Philadelphia Antiques Show

Editorial Staff Art

We asked exhibitors at the Philadelphia Antiques Show to highlight one exceptional object in their booths and describe it as they might to an interested collector. Here are the things they chose, along with some of their comments.   Arthur Guy Kaplan Nothing evokes spring and the promise of summer like butterflies flitting around the garden. From ancient times to the …

Philadelphia collects: City folk

Editorial Staff Art

from The Magazine ANTIQUES, March/April 2013 |  Twenty-five years ago in these pages, Beatrice B. Garvan wrote about an anonymous collection of Pennsylvania folk art that was already more than a quarter-century in the making. Garvan was struck by the coherence of the assemblage that was ever in flux, by the sense of motion generated by the collectors’ unyielding search …

Antiques Week in Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Antiques Show

Editorial Staff Art

    From its redesigned catalogue to its sleek new stands, the Philadelphia Antiques Show looked younger than its 51 years when it opened on Friday, April 27, for a five-day run. Organized as a benefit for Penn Medicine, the show is one of the oldest and most traditional in the country with a reputation for top-flight American, English, and …

Winter Antiques Show 2012

Editorial Staff Art, Calendar, Exhibitions

We asked exhibitors at the Winter Antiques Show to highlight one exceptional object in their booths and describe it as they might to an interested collector. Here are the things they chose, along with some of their comments. Barbara Israel Garden Antiques We are thrilled to be bringing a cache of extraordinary objects to the 2012 Winter Antiques Show, including …