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Former Partners to Face Off in Legal Battle
by Clayton Pennington

In 1987 an informal partnership of Treadway Gallery and John Toomey Gallery was formed to conduct sales. For the next 30 years, the pair sold hundreds of thousands of lots, regularly publishing thick catalogs filled with every kind of antiques and art but with a special emphasis on Modernism and ... (Read More)

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Winter Show Loan Exhibition Reflects Global Market
by M.A.D. staff

Masterworks from the collection of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library, spanning 4000 years of Hispanic history, art, and culture, will be the loan exhibition at The Winter Show, January 24-February 2, 2020, the annual benefit for the East Side House Settlement in the South Bronx. The exhibition is co-curated by former ... (Read More)

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Winterthur Purchases Two Genre Paintings
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Photos courtesy Winterthur Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library purchased two genre paintings at Christie’s in January: Self-Portrait of John Lewis Krimmel with Susannah Krimmel and Her Children, 1810-11, by John Lewis Krimmel (1786-1821) and Family Group in a New York Interior by François-Jules Bourgoin, a 19th-century immigrant from France. Both paintings ... (Read More)

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American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Dedicated to the memory of Robert L. McNeil Jr. (1915-2010), a museum trustee, passionate collector of American art, and benefactor of scholarship, American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Volume I, Makers A-F is the long-awaited first of four volumes to be published over the next five or six ... (Read More)

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Fired for Ephemera
by Clayton Pennington

Officer Charles Anderson, a member of the Muskegon, Michigan, police department for 22 years, was fired on September 12. The cause of his termination was a framed piece of ephemera Anderson had purchased for $20 to $30 at the Shipshewana Flea Market in Indiana. The piece of ephemera, a blank Ku ... (Read More)

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Exhibitions, November 2019
by M.A.D. staff

Harley Bartlett, Moon Glow, oil. —Through November 15 —Old Lyme, Connecticut The Lyme Art Association (LAA) presents its 2019 New England Landscape Exhibition, focusing on the “subject matter that inspired our founders, the Lyme Impressionists. Contented cows, bucolic pastures, and harbor scenes are popular subjects in this exhibition,” stated LAA’s gallery manager, ... (Read More)

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Kelly Kinzle to Supervise Morphy’s New Americana and Folk Art Division
by Lita Solis-Cohen

On September 5 Dan Morphy announced that Americana and folk art dealer Kelly Kinzle will head Morphy Auctions’ new Americana, folk art, and American decorative arts division. “Dan Morphy called me and told me he had a collection of Americana he thought might launch a new division and asked me to ... (Read More)

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Brunk Auctions Expands into Virginia
by M.A.D. staff

Brunk Auctions is expanding into Virginia. With a presence in Asheville, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and now Richmond, Virginia, Brunk Auctions “will provide its bespoke auction services to clients throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions,” an August 14 press release from the firm stated. The Richmond location will host biannual auctions ... (Read More)

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Consolidation
by Hollie Davis and Andrew Richmond

September, the time of year for looking back at the summer and all that has been accomplished! Or not accomplished, as the case may be. One bay of the garage is still filled with furniture and totes, the gutters on the workshop still need to be cleaned, and the deck ... (Read More)

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Emelie Gevalt Named Curator of Folk Art at American Folk Art Museum
by M.A.D. staff

Jason T. Busch, the director of the American Folk Art Museum (AFAM), has announced that Emelie Gevalt will become curator of folk art at the museum beginning in November. She succeeds Stacy C. Hollander, who left the museum in June.  Gevalt comes to AFAM from an internship at the Museum of ... (Read More)
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