The Prestigious Winter Antiques Show will Open at the Park Avenue Armory on January 23
On Friday, January 23, 2015, collectors, first-time buyers, and a variety of art, antique, and design professionals, including dealers, interior designers, and curators, will gather at New York City’s historic Park Avenue Armory for the prestigious Winter Antiques Show. Now in its 61st year, the distinguished event will welcome seventy-three exhibitors offering fine and decorative arts from antiquity through the 1960s, with one-third of the show’s participants specializing in Americana and the rest featuring European, English, and Asian objects. The unparalleled quality of the works exhibited at the Winter Antiques Show has helped establish the event as the most esteemed antiques show in the country.
Among this year’s top-notch exhibitors are Adelson Galleries, Allan Katz Americana, Arader Galleries, Barbara Israel Garden Antiques, C.L. Prickett, Elliott & Grace Snyder, Frank & Barbara Pollack American Antiques & Art, Gerald Peters Gallery, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Jonathan Boos, Kelly Kinzle Antiques, Macklowe Gallery, Ltd., Moderne Gallery, Nathan Liverant and Son, LLC, Olde Hope Antiques, Inc., Peter Finer, Peter Pap Oriental Rugs, Inc., Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc., Schwarz Gallery, Stephen & Carol Huber, Thomas Colville Fine Art, and Tillou Gallery. To view exhibitor highlights, including Auguste Rodin’s bronze Eternal Spring, 2nd Reduction, Jacob Lawrence’s Harlem Street Scene, and a porcelain “century” vase designed by Karl L.H. Müller, please click HERE.
The Winter Antiques Show will feature a selection of special events, including an Opening Night Party on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Kathleen Tierney, Chief Operating Officer of Chubb Personal Insurance, the show’s Presenting Sponsor, is the Chair of the glamorous and highly anticipated event. On Thursday, January 29, 2015, the Winter Antiques Show will present Young Collectors Night -- an exciting, high-energy event for new collectors, emerging philanthropists, interior designers, and art and antiques enthusiasts. Young Collectors Night will include a private viewing of the show and a “Meet the Designers” reception featuring members of the the show’s Interior Design Committee. Helmed by New York magazine’s Design Editor Wendy Goodman, the committee features over seventy of the country’s leading interior designers. For this year’s show, each designer was paired with a Winter Antiques Show exhibitor and asked to share how they would integrate a selected antique into today’s interiors, using photographs, moodboards, renderings, and more. Each designer’s unique vision has been captured in the 2015 Young Collectors Night Lookbook, which can be viewed HERE.
The highly esteemed designers featured in the Lookbook include Jennifer Garrigues (click HERE to see projects by the designer on InCollect), Sara Gilbane Sullivan (click HERE to see projects by the designer on InCollect), Thomas Jayne (click HERE to see projects by the designer on InCollect), Kathy Abbott, Alan Barlis, Sara Bengur, Nate Berkus, Bruce Bierman, Geoffrey N. Bradfield, Libby Cameron, Juan Carretero, Lee Cavanaugh, Claire Ratliff & Alyssa Urban, Stephanie Woodmansee & Elle Clymer, Michael Cox, Mark Cunningham, Michael R. Davis, Joan Dineen & Alyson Liss-Pobiner, Steven Gambrel, Jill Goldberg, Mariette & Brooke Gomez, Jennifer Gresinger, Ellen Hamilton, Lindsey Coral Harper, Shawn Henderson, Young Huh, Alyssa Kapito & Vivian Muller, Garrow Kedigian, Laura Krey, Amy Lau, Elizabeth Lowrey, Janine Carendi MacMurray, Kara Mann, Christopher Maya, Drew McGukin, Alexandra Pappas & Tatyana Miron, Richard Mishaan, Ryan Nessing, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz, Miles Redd, Scott Sanders, Andrew Suvalsky, Roric Tobin, Ghislaine Vinas, and Hank White. Proceeds from Young Collectors Night will benefit East Side House Settlement, a leading social services agency that provides quality education and technology training for students in South Bronx and surrounding communities.
This year’s loan exhibition, Ahead of the Curve: The Newark Museum, 1909-2015, will feature works from the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey. The institution boasts vast and varied collections, including American, Asian, African, Ancient Mediterranean, and native American objects. Ahead of the Curve will feature a selection of works from the Newark Museum’s holdings that exemplify the institution’s pioneering spirit. Since its inception 106 years ago, the Newark Museum has been at the forefront of collecting and exhibiting.
The Winter Antiques Show will remain open to the public through Sunday, February 1, 2015. For more information, please visit www.winterantiquesshow.com.