The guide book published in 2006 we expected would lead us to some antiques shops was looking like it might be a guide to things that weren't there anymore. While the first two antique shops were gone, we did manage to locate a healthy antique district. I expect antiques to be more popular in a … Continue reading Antiquing in Buenos Aires
A ladies' Cartier Art Deco diamond wristwatch realized $21,000 in Cordier Auctions’ Two Day Antique & Fine Art Auction, the inaugural auction in their new Harrisburg, Pennsylvania salesroom on November 5 and 6. Watches especially saw several strong results including the top lot of the two day auction, a lady’s Cartier Art Deco platinum, 18K … Continue reading Ladies’ Cartier Watch Brings More Than $20K
Renowned and versatile Art Deco muralist Hildreth Meière (1892-1961) is the subject of the Museum of Biblical Art’s exciting new exhibition Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière. On view from February 3 to May 20, 2012, Walls Speak showcases the liturgical designs this path-breaking artist created for many of the New York metropolitan … Continue reading Renowned Art Deco Artist Hildreth Meière Celebrated in New Exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art
Selections from the Personal Collection of Whoopi Goldberg, acclaimed Oscar-winning actress and comedian, will highlight Heritage Auctions’ Sept. 27 Estate Auction, at the company’s Design District annex at 1518 Slocum Street. This will include more than 70 pieces from Whoopi’s cherished collection of pottery, porcelain, art deco and a variety of whimsical pieces she has … Continue reading Whoopi Goldberg Offers Selections from her Personal Collection
Our present economy may have some similarities to the 1930s and if the Michigan Modernism Exposition is any indication American Art Deco style may be on its way back onto our collecting and decorating palates. According to Don Colclough, also known by his business name, Mr. Modern, there were more modern American art deco items … Continue reading Is Art Deco Making a Comeback?
Concertgoers, when entering the grand main lobby and see the restored shimmering golden hall, will sure agree with Alburn's assertion that "Severance Hall is one of those singular and complete triumphs which come to an American community infrequently, if ever". [...]