A second source has confirmed that the grand-daddy of antiques shows has ceased operations. The Heart of Country Antiques Show in Nashville celebrated its 32nd anniversary this year. A letter received by dealers doesn't provide any details on the "why" and but we've heard a few perspectives and have a call into the show's promoter.
This was a good year to visit Philadelphia Antiques Week as there was some renewed energy in the air. I should not say was yet, because Freeman's auction is going on now and the Philadelphia Antiques Show is still in progress. The first stop was the 23rd Street Armory Antiques Show. With its usual charm, … Continue reading Notes On Philadelphia Antiques Week
With discussions underway to establish an Antiques Week in the U.S., we thought it would make sense to reach across the pond of some feedback on how Antiques Week has worked in the U.K. The questions are answered by Gail McLeod of National Antiques Week U.K. If you would like to weigh in on when would … Continue reading Looking Towards Antiques Week: Insight from the U.K.
There's been talk of a week dedicated to antiques in the U.S. for years now. We think it's time to make this happen. That's the purpose of this short three question survey. Help determine when Antiques Week should be by answering these three short questions at AntiquesWeek.com. COMPLETE THE SURVEY
New York, NY Korean buncheong ceramics is one of those forms that makes you wonder if the Modernists were truly modern. Buncheong is a 20th Century coinage for a experimental form of stoneware that was the rage in Korean households in the 15th and 16th Centuries. The word is a contraction for a longer term … Continue reading Ancient Abstract Korean Pottery
First there was Americana Week, sometimes referred to as Antiques Week, then came Asian Arts Week and now the Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) has announced Art and Antiques Week NYC to take place April 25 - May 1. "Antiques/Americana Week" is less an organized effort than a series of shows that occur at … Continue reading A Third Antique Week in Manhattan