If it sounds too good to be true... That Renoir that made the feeds after being "found" at a flea market for $7 may be one previously stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art. According to the Associated Press, a Washington Post reporter uncovered documents in the museum's library showing that the painting was on loan … Continue reading Flea Market Renoir May Have Been Stolen Decades Ago
Vintage urban markets like Randolph Street Market in Chicago are booming, and breathing new life into the business.
Are we moving back into the real world? An odd item came across the wires today. The web site TIAS.com reports the results of a survey indicating the most popular source of antiques & collectibles for collectors are still Yard / Tag sales. The survey question was "What is the primary source of the antiques … Continue reading Are We Moving Back from Cyberspace?
One day some time ago, exactly when is impossible to know for sure, a cat looked up at a camera. It’s unlikely it knew what the dark-colored box was exactly, perhaps expecting food or hearing a curious click, with perfectly positioned paws and an engaging posture the cat looked up, its eyes meeting with the … Continue reading A Cat I Am
112 W. 25th St., New York, NY 10001 Located in Chelsea, the The Garage flea market features two floors of merchandise including prints, furniture, paintings, frames and more. Specialized dealers focus on advertising art, glassware as well as Chinese and African art. This place is huge, and it seems to be where many dealers go … Continue reading NY ANTIQUE GUIDE: The Garage Flea Market