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

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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 …

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 …

Opening night at the 56th Annual Winter Antiques Show

Editorial Staff Exhibitions

Many of New York’s most recognizable art patrons and designers came out on Thursday night to toast the 56th annual Winter Antiques Show (at the Park Avenue Armory through Sunday, January 31). The opening night party, the upcoming young collector’s night, and general admission to the show, all benefit the East Side House Settlement, which has offered education and outreach …

Dealers bring biggest & best to the 56th Annual Winter Antiques Show

Editorial Staff Exhibitions

There is no arguing with the idea that the Winter Antiques Show, which opened last night at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, is the BIG one. Now in its fifty-sixth year, its seventy-five dealers from around the world are showcasing some of the very best in the decorative arts, painting, and folk art. There is a lot to …

Nathan Fox illustrates the Winter Antiques Show

Editorial Staff Opinion

For a change from the ordinary we asked artist and illustrator Nathan Fox, whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and New York Magazine, to create a special gatefold cover for our January/February issue that interprets the venerable Winter Antiques Show. Fox’s extraordinary illustration captures many familiar faces and sights from the show—from a Tiffany lampshade to …

What’s in store for January

Editorial Staff Art

Hundreds of dealers, collectors, and connoisseurs have descended on New York to participate in the city’s antiques season that begins this week with the New York Ceramics Fair, the American Antiques Show, and the 56th Annual Winter Antiques Show. In anticipation, we’ve updated our online Store with selections from several exhibiting dealers, offering a small taste of the diversity and …

Antiques season in New York

Editorial Staff Exhibitions

Winter Antiques Show This year’s fifty-sixth annual Winter Antiques Show will feature six new exhibitors—including two who specialize in early twentieth-century decorative arts, New York’s Liz O’Brien and Lost City Arts—to complement the always stunning array that is the show’s signature. Its loan exhibitions are also always remarkable in the way they transform a very small space into a lively …

Endnotes: April’s fool

Editorial Staff

Life with Cora Ginsburg was a perpetual trunk show. Six years after the dealer’s death in 2003, her protégée, Titi Halle, is still plumbing the depths of the inventory of rare costumes, textiles, and needlework she acquired when she purchased the Cora Ginsburg gallery in New York in 1997. One recent rediscovery is a man’s handsewn suit of heavy natural …

In conversation with…Ralph Harvard

Editorial Staff

While booth design may be a secondary consideration for some exhibitors at the Winter Antiques Show, every year a handful make a splash.  Among these, the designs of the New York-based interior designer and architectural historian Ralph Harvard have come to be the most anticipated of the show. We recently caught up with Harvard and asked him to talk about …