Sneak Peek: Spring Show NYC

  • Alexander Cohane's Bugatti.
  • Douglas Dawon.
  • Jeff Bridgman's Hand-sewn Civil War–era American flag with 34 stars.
  • Royal Athena Galleries.
  • Royal Athena detail.
  • Schiller & Bodo's Il m’aime un peu, beaucoup by Jan van Beers.
  • Schiller & Bodo's Il m’aime un peu, beaucoup (detail) by Jan van Beers.
  • George Subkoff.
  • Philip Colleck's Danish Mirror Art Fair.
  • Philip Colleck's Danish Mirror Art Fair (detail).
  • Hyde Park.
  • Hyde Park.

From April 27 through May 2, Spring Show NYC presents more than 60 art exhibitors at the Park Avenue Armory in celebration of Manhattan’s Art & Antiques Week. Works run the gamut from $2,500 to more than $1 million.

Opening night is a benefit preview ($250 from 5 to 7pm and $75 after 7pm) where dealers showcase animal-themed objects to benefit the ASPCA. Examples include the 16th-century Flemish feuilles de choux (cabbage leaves) tapestry, adorned with 15 animals brought by Engs-Dimitri Works of Art. Other noteworthy works of the week include a hand-sewn Civil War–era American flag with 34 stars ($34,000) exhibited by Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques, and a painting by one of Europe’s first photo-realists, Jan van Beers, titled Il m’aime un peu, beaucoup ($95,000) from Schiller & Bodo European Paintings. The show’s oldest piece, dating from the 6th century BCE, is an Egyptian bronze statue of a kneeling Pharaoh valued at $950,000, from Royal Athena Galleries. Tickets from April 28 are $30 for entry, or $40 for a five-day pass. (800.563.7632, www.springshownyc.com)

He played the guitar when composing such classics as I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please Please Me…
Photo by Eric Stoner
The artist’s works will be on display at the Hirschl & Adler gallery in New York City this...
Auction items will include early comics, collectibles, and Simon’s The Simpsons pinball machine…
Ferrari’s track-only hybrid supercar is now available in 1:8 scale…
Photo by Estate of Pablo Picasso Artists Rights Society, New York
Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger selling for $179.4 million in May is one of many recent examples…
Photo by Randall Cordero
How an Internet entrepreneur assembled a world-beating collection of arcade games…
Photo by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
A Southern California homeowner has an incredible 1,200-square-foot shrine to America’s pastime…
Photo by Iwan Baan
This September, a highly anticipated contemporary art museum—the Broad—will open in downtown Los...
How much does baseball outpace other sports memorabilia? A look at the record-setting prices for...
Photo by The Broad Art Foundation/Hausesr & Wirth/Bruce White
After decades assembling one of the foremost collections of contemporary art, Eli and Edythe Broad...