In the Feb. 4, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Mary Manion explores the work, inspiration and influence of modern art master Alberto Giacometti in her Arts Markets column. While Giacometti's name may not be as recognizable as his contemporaries, the sculptor’s masterpieces helped redefine modern art and are fetching record-setting amounts at auction.
If you own any piece of artwork that means something to you, you know how challenging, potentially costly and possibly frightening it is to tackle the task of packing, shipping or even storing your art. The team at Art-Guard offers their solution to this age-old dilemma with its impact resistant and airtight system, for...
It's not a bad deal when you can kick off a new year, while celebrating a 35th anniversary at the same time. This double celebration will occur Jan. 4-5, during the Antiques Show at Birchwood Manor in Whippany, N.J. - a show which began some 35 years ago.
Marburger Farm Antique Show is rapidly approaching, and with 43 acres and 350+ exhibitors, the Farm is sure to deliver some amazing adventures and offerings.
The city of Petaluma, Calif. is building on its rich history to welcome nearly 200 antiques dealers and more than 10,000 shoppers, during its twice yearly antiques fairs.
Highlights of the first day of the gathering included an informative tour of D. Picking & Co. in Bucyrus, Ohio. Established in 1874, it is the only remaining company in the United States that makes copper kettles using the same hand methods and tools that were used in the 19th century.
Pipe tomahawks were commonly traded in the 18th and 19th centuries between tribes and European settlers. They were not a native weapon but they were eventually incorporated into the Apache culture.
Native Americans originally carved beads from natural materials like shells, coral, horn, and turquoise. Since the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century, however, tribal beaders have preferred working with glass beads, especially fine seed beads.
Basketry is the art of weaving pliable vegetable fibers, like bark, straw, wood, or grass, into storage vessels through a variety of techniques.