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We Are Now Closed … But Only For A Few Months
Storage area

We Are Now Closed … But Only For A Few Months

I am pleased to report that our transition to the storage facility in Long Island City is moving along quickly. Over the past few weeks, our fine art movers have made four trips to UOVO with most of our artwork, … More…

Reframing Picton: Slavery And Colonialism At A Welsh Museum
A portrait of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Picton by Sir Martin Archer Shee around 1812, now at the National Museum Cardiff as part of the Reframing Picton exhibition

Reframing Picton: Slavery And Colonialism At A Welsh Museum

For the past several years, museums and other cultural institutions have been reevaluating their collections to curate exhibitions through a number of different lenses. Looking at a piece or several pieces within the context of colonialism or imperialism can drastically … More…

Shooting For The Moon From The Auction Block
Aldrin_Apollo_11_original

Shooting For The Moon From The Auction Block

You might expect a nice jacket from the late 1960s to be worth a little money. But it all changes once you know who it was worn by. Sotheby’s New York auctioned off a series of items from the personal … More…

The Bouvier Affair: Still More To Come
Salvator Mundi, by Leonardo Da Vinci, bought by Yves Bouvier on behalf of Dmitry Rybolovlev

The Bouvier Affair: Still More To Come

We’ve been covering what has become known as the Bouvier Affair since it first broke in 2015. But for those unfamiliar with the case, this has been one of the deepest dives into the ongoings of the modern art world … More…

Frida: The Musical
A photograph of Frida Kahlo taken by her father Guillermo

Frida: The Musical

Whether it’s the life of a South American president’s wife, a tale of Mormon missionaries in Uganda, or the rise and fall of that guy on the ten-dollar bill, musicals can come from some pretty strange and disparate places. You … More…

Looted Art? There’s A Museum For That
The Ercolano Fresco, looted from Herculaneum, bought by Michael Steinhardt in 1995, repatriated to Italy

Looted Art? There’s A Museum For That

The British Museum gets a lot of flak for its reputation of housing stolen or looted artifacts from around the world. The fact that the British government refuses to repatriate the Parthenon Marbles looted from Athens certainly did not help. And … More…

Christie’s London British & European Sale
Ville d'Avray.Paysans causant sur le chemin longeant L'étang by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, sold at Christie's London

Christie’s London British & European Sale

On Friday, July 15th, Christie’s London held their British & European art sale. The auction came at the end of a week where several other London auction houses, like Sotheby’s and Bonhams, held similar sales. While the former fared rather poorly, … More…

Major News: Big Changes Are Coming!
big changes are coming

Major News: Big Changes Are Coming!

There comes the point when we all need a change, and 2022 appears to be that time for us. For the past 26 years, 5 East 57th Street has been our home. But as our businesses have grown, so has … More…

Artemisia Stopped At The Border
woman breast feeing her father - Gentileschi

Artemisia Stopped At The Border

When it comes to women in the visual arts, there are a lot of names that may come to mind. But one of the characteristics many popular female artists have in common, whether Georgia O’Keeffe or Yayoi Kusama, Lee Krasner … More…

Baltimore Is Back
Baltimore Show

Baltimore Is Back

We are excited to announce that we will again participate in this fall’s Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show. The Show, which last took place in 2019, closed in 2020 when Governor Larry Hogan and FEMA made the Baltimore Convention … More…