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Uncategorized Mar 20, 2010

Midcentury.Modern at Dulwich College

The Midcentury.Modern show goes down this Sunday, March 21, 2010 at Dulwich College, London, SE21. The event brings together the best of Britain’s midcentury dealers and offers items to fit every price point. Not looking for anything? So… Read more
Uncategorized Feb 24, 2010

Video | Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction, March 2010

Boston’s Skinner Auction House has made a fantastic push into social media. Through both twitter and Youtube they’ve managed to make their auctions more intriguing and opened up new methods of sharing future lots. On March 16, Skinner will… Read more
Design Feb 24, 2010

DecoDence at South Street Seaport Museum

On the high seas, no ship captured the full Art Deco style as fully as the SS Normandie. A passenger liner, the Normandie was the most glamorous of the early 20th-century “floating palaces. In Decodecne: Legendary Interiors and Illustrious… Read more
Design Feb 16, 2010

Dealer Spotlight | Agent Gallery Chicago

Based (obviously) in Chicago, Agent Gallery specializes in unique and timeless design. The pieces they regularly stock take a well-worn feel. These are not masterpieces, perhaps masterpieces of practicality, but lighting and furniture that… Read more
Uncategorized Feb 9, 2010

Nashville Antiques Week

Three big shows, totaling over 300 exhibitors, hit Nashville, TN this weekend for what amounts to Nashville Antiques Week. The three venues allow for a great spectrum of antiques – ranging from country and garden to Americana and… Read more
Uncategorized Feb 5, 2010

Leigh Keno to Launch New Auction House

The most exciting news in the Antiques business coming out of New York’s Americana Week is the official launch of Leigh Keno’s new auction house. Keno Auctions will hold its inaugural sale on May 10, 2010 in Stanford, CT. Leigh, … Read more
Art Jan 25, 2010

Sex and Early American Furniture

The newest additions to artbabble.org come from Milwaukee’s Chipstone Foundation. Their first featured videos come from the “Hidden Dimensions” installation at Milwaukee Art Museum – and put American decorative arts into context of sex… Read more
Uncategorized Jan 22, 2010

The American Antiques Show

If you happen to be in New York over the weekend, be sure and stop through The American Antiques Show at 125 W. 18th Street. Now in its 9th year, the TAAS features exhibitors specializing in 17th through 20th-century American … Read more
Uncategorized Jan 22, 2010

Bonhams Marine Paintings and Decorative Arts Auction

Bonhams hosts the Marine Paintings and Decorative Arts auction on January 26, 2010. Include is the above set of scrimshawed teeth (lot 2049), a personal favorite, along with a solid selection of other sailor arts. The sale begins at 1pm… Read more
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