Latest News Articles by Anne Crane

Drawings in New York – Big Apple show is larger slice

22 January 2018

Drawings fair now also includes paintings and sculpture to complement the core focus...

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David Tunick at Master Drawings New York 2018

22 January 2018

Among the works that David Tunick, a longstanding MDNY exhibitor, will be showing this year at his gallery on East 69th Street is this large 18 x 14in (45.5 x 35.5 cm) watercolour over pencil by John Robert Cozens.

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Jill Newhouse Gallery at Master Drawings New York 2018

22 January 2018

Jill Newhouse, a New York dealer with a gallery on East 81st Street, is a veteran of Master Drawings New York, having taken part for many years.

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Twenty-eight works to wow the drawings world

22 January 2018

An auction series devoted to Old Master paintings, drawings and works of art has long been a feature of the first month of the year in New York for Sotheby’s and Christie’s.

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Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at Master Drawings New York 2018

22 January 2018

One outcome of Master Drawings New York’s expansion to take in paintings and sculpture as well as works on paper is the inclusion this year of Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, specialist in sculpture and works of art.

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Martyn Gregory at Master Drawings New York 2018

22 January 2018

For Master Drawings New York this year, London dealer Martyn Gregory is focusing on one female artist and her output during her extensive (and, for the time, very intrepid) travels around the world.

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BRAFA fronts up with 130 exhibitors and a high-profile guest

15 January 2018

Brussels gears up for its major art and antiques fair this month with the latest edition of BRAFA.

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Antiquities at BRAFA 2018

15 January 2018

Antiquities is one of BRAFA’s strong suits in terms of exhibitor volume. Around 10 specialists in this field are standing, plus a number of others that mix antiquities with, for example, Asian art.

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Impressionist, modern and contemporary art at BRAFA 2018

15 January 2018

The picture dealer element of BRAFA is substantial, but increasingly these days the emphasis is on works from the 19th century onwards, be they Impressionist and modern or post-war and contemporary art.

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Early works of art at BRAFA 2018

15 January 2018

BRAFA has long been a fair with a speciality in early (medieval and Renaissance) works of art, which is something that dates back to the years when it was a Belgian National fair in the city centre. It thus serves a venerable collecting tradition drawing in buyers from the local area and further afield.

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Tribal Art at BRAFA 2018

15 January 2018

Tribal art has long been a Belgian speciality due to the country’s colonial history in Africa. So it is not surprising to see this area well represented at BRAFA, with around a dozen participants in this field hailing from Paris, Brussels and as far away as Montreal.

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Curiosities at BRAFA 2018

15 January 2018

Some of the works on offer at BRAFA are simply too quirky to fit into any time-honoured collecting category, but they are often responsible for creating an eyecatching draw to a particular stand.

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Collaborations and cross-cultural displays at Winter Bruneaf

15 January 2018

While BRAFA understandably dominates much of the cultural headlines during this period, it is not the only show in town.

George II walnut library armchair

Elegant English furniture leads offering at auction of New York interior decorator’s collection

12 January 2018

English Furniture, works of art and ceramics from two patrons of the arts are to go under the hammer at Doyle in New York next week.

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New York's Winter Antiques Show – join up for the 64th call to the Armory

08 January 2018

Venerable event has broadened out from Americana to offer an extensive range of items

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Winter Antiques Show 2018 exhibitor – Jason Jacques Gallery

08 January 2018

Jason Jacques’ eponymous Manhattan gallery specialises in art pottery, especially works from the 19th century and Art Nouveau period and work by modern studio potters. It is exhibiting for the first time this year at the 'Winter Antiques Show' in New York.

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Winter Antiques Show 2018 exhibitor – Peter Finer

08 January 2018

Peter Finer and his two sons Roland and Redmond specialise in antique arms and armour from the Bronze Age to the 19th century and they have been crossing the Atlantic to exhibit at the Winter Antiques Show for over 30 years. Here, they explain why.

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Winter Antiques Show 2018 exhibitor – Carol and Stephen Huber

08 January 2018

Carol and Stephen Huber from Connecticut deal in antique embroideries and are stalwarts of the Winter Antiques Show, having exhibited there for 25 years.

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Winter Antiques Show 2018 exhibitors – Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz and Galerie Anne-Sophie Duval

08 January 2018

Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz, the New York/Paris-based specialist in vintage and antique wallpapers, returns to the Winter Antiques Show this year in collaboration with another Paris dealership.

Marklin battleship

Unique Märklin battleship brings international competition to specialist toy auction

05 January 2018

The early tinplate boats produced by the German firm of Märklin are among the most sought-after items on the wish-list of vintage toy collectors.