Clemens' Sand Art Bottle Sells for $277,575 at Bonhams
Sale of imposing and stunning 'Merry Christmas' sand art bottle reflects continued demand for the amazing work of folk artist Andrew Clemens
Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park
How could a retired, arthritic lumberjack in northern Wisconsin, unable to read or write, create hundreds of mesmerizing folk art sculptures during a frenzied 15-year output? Welcome to Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park, a world of wonder and whimsy.
Pook & Pook Auctioning Renowned Folk Art Collection
Drs. Donald and Patricia Herr amassed an impressive collection of Pennsylvania German folk art for 60 years, including pewter, samplers, and frakturs.
A passion for vintage fashion: Secrets of a Vintage Maven
Holding an article of vintage fashion from another era makes you wonder how many women had a grand time wearing this particular piece of material history. Where did they go? How incognito had they been? One of the more fulfilling joys of this wacky world we call vintage fashion is in the interesting artifacts we find, but the most rewarding aspect is the fabulous people met along the way. Dec. 30, 2010
Appraisal: Sampler is beautiful – but a reproduction
Asheford Institute of Antiques graduate Edward Tindol performs an appraisal of a vintage desk and a sampler by Betcy Tucker for Antique Trader magazine.