Modernist, Contemporary and Feminist Conceptual Pieces Lead Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Spring has sprung which means the art world is gearing up for another busy season. From an exciting retrospective of conceptual artist Adrian Piper opening this month at MoMA,  to Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modern Art in Brazil, and an exciting solo show of contemporary artist Jacob Satterwhite at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise,  there is an... Read More

ADAA Art Show Dazzles Spectators This Year

On Sunday the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)’s fair concluded. Now in its 30th year, the ADAA show has become one of the most influential contemporary art fairs on the circuit today. This is apparent in what it brings, and also through its membership with the Park Avenue Armory. Although the ADAA Art Show... Read More

What to Expect at the 2018 Armory Show

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="426"] Source: The Armory Show, Amory Show Installation Shot, 2017[/caption] New York City comes alive this week for the 2018 Armory Show. The show which started in 1994, brings together mover and shakers in the art world from every corner including galleries, artists, collectors, and art lovers alike. This is one of... Read More

“One Basquiat”: A Brooklyn Homecoming

[caption id="attachment_11840" align="alignnone" width="603"] Source: Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988). Untitled, 1982. Collection of Yusaku Maezawa. © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York.[/caption] Last month the Brooklyn Museum unveiled its latest exhibition “One Basquiat.” What is unique about this show, is that it centres around the painting “Untitled (1982)”. The painting which sold... Read More

How to Build an Antique Jewelry Collection

Antique jewelry, like art, property, or automobiles can also serve as an investment. The items that you amass over the course of building your collection will come to define you. Whether you’ve been collecting jewelry for years, or are just starting to get your collection together, there is a lot to consider. From the type... Read More

Highlights from the 2018 Winter Antiques Show

Source: Winter Antiques Show The Park Avenue Armory was abuzz last week with the 2018 Winter Antiques Show. Now in its 17th year, the show features over 70 of the world's leading experts in decorative arts and antiques. Each booth is a treasure trove of collectible items ranging from paintings, jewelry and rare books, to... Read More

The Umber Paintings Revisits the Brilliance of Lee Krasner

[caption id="attachment_11297" align="alignnone" width="778"] Installation View. Photo by Diego Flores/Paul Kasmin Gallery.[/caption] The Umber Paintings: 1959-62 is the latest exhibition on view at Paul Kasmin Gallery featuring the work of the prolific artist Lee Krasner. Made between 1959-62, the show explores some of the most important paintings Krasner would produce during her celebrated career. The... Read More

5 Must See Contemporary Art Shows This Fall

With the fall art season officially in full swing, there are many exciting contemporary art shows currently on view. From the Lower East Side, Chinatown and Chelsea Gallery scene and various museums shows there is bound to be an exhibition up that will be sure to capture your imagination. These unique, hand-picked shows are some... Read More

2017 TEFAF New York Fall Recap

The Park Avenue Armory came alive once again for TEFAF New York Fall. This marks the second year that the space was been taken over for the momentous occasion. The fair officially opened to the public on Saturday October 28, following a packed preview the day before, giving NYC art goers a taste of the... Read More

What is the Potential Impact of the Trump Tax Plan on the Art Market?

[caption id="attachment_11128" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Source: YouTube[/caption] Revised Trump Tax Plan Since May, there have been many adjustments that have been made to foreign and domestic policies in the US. One major development has come with President Trump's new tax plan and the administration’s efforts to try and eliminate the estate tax. The removal of this... Read More