A melting pot of cultures, media and millennia will mark the 27th edition of the venerable International Show, the only event of its kind in America. Founded in 1989 as the first vetted art and antiques fair in the United States, its strength and popularity lies in its vast range of collecting areas, superb quality and spectacular presentation. Sixty-seven top specialist dealers from around the world will exhibit and offer for sale a staggering selection of works of art, antiques and design, from ancient to contemporary. It will run at the Park Avenue Armory from Friday, October 23rd through Thursday, October 29th, 2015 for its 27th edition. Furniture, paintings, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, glass, clocks, arms, armour, rare books, manuscripts, jewelry, objets de vertu, Fabergé, silver, antiquities and ethnographic art, are among the many different categories exhibited and for sale. Prices start from as little as a few hundred dollars but rise into the millions.
New Dealers at The International Show
This year’s fair has added some of the top names in their respective fields, adding even more breadth to an already spectacularly diverse roster.
- Lesley Kehoe Galleries (Melbourne, Australia) is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading Japanese art dealers. Since 1981, the Gallery has specialized in both antique and contemporary works and is well-known for representing the work of Maio Matoko, the renowned contemporary screen artist whose work”Life’s Symphony” is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- Kagedo Japanese Art (Seattle, WA) focuses on the transition to Modernism found in Japanese art from the end of the 19th through the 20th centuries – offering traditional to contemporary ceramics, lacquer, metalwork, furniture, stone andwood carving, studio basketry, sculpture, and painting.
- Galerie Ary Jan, Paris, are specialists in French and European painting from the end of the 19th and the beginning of 20th centuries, particularly the Orientalist school and the Belle Epoque.
- Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, FL, exhibits a dynamic range of vintage and contemporary American and European photography. The present gallery was founded in 1999 on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Florida with the mission of acquiring and presenting the work of significant photographers whose work has either defined or is expanding the parameters of fine art photography.
- Hollis Taggart Gallery, New York: For more than twenty-five years, Hollis Taggart Galleries has specialized in fine American art of the 19th and 20th centuries, particularly Modern and Post-War art. In addition, the gallery maintains a select group of contemporary painters and sculptors.
- Richters, Palm Beach, FL Founded in 1893, Richters is one of the most well- established dealers in fine and rare estate and contemporary jewelry in the country. Well known for their exceptional collection of David Webb,Richters also specializes in Buceelatti, Bulgari, Cartier, Boivin, Flato, Lacloche and Van Cleef &Arpels among others.
- Rosenberg & Co, New York, run by Marianne Rosenberg, granddaughter of the legendary Modern art dealer Paul Rosenberg, has joined the International Show this year. Rosenberg’s family has reclaimed more than 300 of their Nazi-looted artworks over three generations and are carrying on the Rosenberg & Co. family legacy of dealing in Impressionist and Modern works, now Contemporary Art in their range.
October 23-29, 2015
Address: The Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue at 67th Street, New York, NYC
New York:+ 1 212 642 8572
London:+ 44 (0)20 7389 6555
Organizers Office:+1 646 619 6030 during fair
Fair Hours: 11:00 am to 7:30 pm, except Sunday and Thursday when the fair closes at 6:00 pm; General Admission: $25 (Tickets available on the door).
For complete fair and exhibitor information and highlights, please visit: www.haughton.com