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New York Ceramics and Glass Fair Is Canceled
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Liz Lees and Meg Wendy, the organizers of the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, have canceled the fair, which would have celebrated its 20th anniversary in January 2019 at the Bohemian National Hall on East 73rd Street in New York City. Liz Lees, who, with her husband, Bill Caskey (d. ... (Read More)

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Johanna McBrien Assumes Reins of Dedham Historical Society
by M.A.D. staff

Johanna McBrien, founding editor-in-chief and associate publisher of Antiques & Fine Art magazine, has accepted the position of executive director of the Dedham Historical Society. She assumed her new position on June 8. The previous executive director, Vicky Kruckeberg, who served for eight years, retired in May. “I’ll still work one day ... (Read More)

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Barn Star Announces New Morristown Show
by M.A.D. staff

  Barn Star Productions and Frank Gaglio announce a new antiques, vintage, and fine art event, the Armory Antiques at Morristown Show, to be held November 17 and 18 at the National Guard Armory, Morristown, New Jersey. According to Gaglio, “This show will be a fresh, new approach to Morristown and the ... (Read More)

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Massachusetts Dealer Arrested in Connection with Missing Warhol Paintings
by M.A.D. staff

Brian R. Walshe of Lynn, Massachusetts, was arrested on May 9 and charged in connection with taking and attempting to sell two Andy Warhol paintings on eBay. Walshe was charged with one count of wire fraud. Brian R. Walshe. According to court documents, in early November 2016, a gallery owner from Los ... (Read More)

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Bill Introduced in Congress Would Require Dealers to Report High-Value Sales
by M.A.D. staff

A bill introduced in Congress in May by Representative Luke Messer of Indiana would add art and antiquities to the list of business types subject to anti-money-laundering rules. If the bill is passed, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network would require art and antiquities dealers to file certain reports and ... (Read More)

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The Met’s Record Year
by M.A.D. staff

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City announced on July 5 that it welcomed more than 7.35 million visitors to its three locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—in the fiscal year that ended on June 30. It is the highest fiscal year attendance ... (Read More)

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Dennis Raleigh Relocates
by M.A.D. staff

After 18 years of selling and living in Wiscasset, Maine, Dennis Raleigh has relocated to Searsport, Maine. Dennis Raleigh American Antiques & Folk Art’s brand new gallery at 15 W. Main Street (Route 1) is finally finished, and a grand opening is planned for Saturday, June 30, with refreshments starting ... (Read More)

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RISD Museum Receives $30,000 Grant for Gorham Silver Exhibit
by M.A.D. staff

The National Endowment for the Arts has approved an Art Works grant of $30,000 to the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art to support the exhibition Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance 1850-1970, which will open in May 2019. Epergne, 1872, and plateau, 1876, designed by Thomas Pairpoint (1838-1902) and manufactured by the ... (Read More)

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New World, New Problems
by Hollie Davis and Andrew Richmond

The Young Collector Meeting new people is hard. It can be hard to figure out what to say, how to get a conversation started, or how to keep a conversation going. There are always those icebreaker routines where you are supposed to describe what you did on vacation or what the ... (Read More)

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Kris and Paul Casucci, Walker Homestead, Brookfield, Massachusetts
by Frank Donegan

In the Trade Kris and Paul Casucci entered the antiques business at the beginning of the Great Recession after losing their jobs, so they harbor no nostalgic memories of how much fun the business was for many of us during the second half of the 20th century. “It was the worst ... (Read More)
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