Business booming for the Warhol brand

“Christmas Wreath,” circa 1955-1962 by Andy Warhol.

For Andy Warhol, art and business were separated only by a hyphen. In his 1975 book, “The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B & Back Again,” the artist speculated that art was a business, and that business was art. He later added, “Good business was the best art.” Read More +

More than 2,000 dealers turn out for Madison Bouckville Antiques Week 2012

Madison Bouckville Antiques Festival 2012

The little hamlet of Bouckville had its front yards, hay fields and pastures covered with tents filled with antiques for many thousands of shoppers Aug. 11-19. Ranging in size from one exhibiting dealer in front of a single house in the center of the village to the biggest field known as the Madison Bouckville Antiques Festival with about 500 exhibitors, there were antiques of all varieties for the shoppers to peruse and purchase. Read More +

Weather doesn’t keep Kutztown shoppers From Renninger’s Pennsylvania Extravaganza

antiques dealer Tom Heisey

Collectors hit the Renninger’s Extravaganza in Kutztown, Pa., for unusual finds, with smalls and advertising finding a willing crowd. “We had really good traffic in spite of less-than-perfect weather,” said Jim Renninger, describing his Spring show. “The dealers said they were selling well and we had nearly full capacity with the pavilions and buildings sold out of space.” Read More +