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News: Antiques & Art

ADA To Honor Historian David McCullough In 2015
The biggest news is that the winner of the 2015 ADA Award of Merit is the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning historian David McCullough, who will be feted by the ADA in Philadelphia in April.

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Celebrating American Quilts in Shows and Books
Quilt scholars are debunking a few myths this fall. “People think of quilts as nostalgia, and we have to get beyond that,”

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At Peabody Essex, 300 Years of Indian Chintzes
AN EXOTIC FABRIC THROUGH THE AGES A little-known Dutch collection of Indian chintzes, newly acquired by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., is revealing centuries of changing habits in fabric exporting, collecting and tailoring.

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Gov. Malloy announces launch of new Connecticut 'Antiques Trail' to showcase destinations around the state
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and state Office of Tourism Director Randy Fiveash have announced the launch of the first-ever Connecticut Antiques Trail, a curated online guide to the finest antiquing experiences across the state.

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A Brooklyn Show Celebrates an Inventive Mind of the Midway
Scholars, dealers and collectors are taking amusement park artifacts very seriously.

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Morrison H. Heckscher To Retire, Sylvia L. Yount To Take Helm
NEW YORK CITY — Thomas P. Campbell, director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, recently announced that preeminent American art scholar Morrison H. Heckscher will retire on June 30, following 13 years as Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman of The American Wing and a distinguished curatorial career at the museum that spanned nearly five decades. He will become curator emeritus of the American Wing July 1.

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Created by Hand: Lock, Stock and Barrel
The antiques dealer and collector Joseph Kindig Jr. never fired a shot with any of his hundreds of American rifles made around 1800. He was not a hunter; he was a vegetarian who did not like to kill anything.

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Look Up! All Signs Point to Art
Can the likes of Jasper Johns, Edward Hopper and Cindy Sherman help jump-start the struggling billboard business?

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Brock W. Jobe ADA Award Of Merit Winner 2014
WINTERTHUR, DEL. — In late September 2012, about 200 graduates of Winterthur’s dual graduate degree programs in American material culture and conservation assembled at the former estate of Henry Francis du Pont to honor the founding of the most successful experiment of its kind.

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The Colorful Man Behind the Carved Eagles
The 19th-century New England woodcarver John Haley Bellamy, best known for creating aggressive eagles out of pine blocks, has always been subject to conflicting tales.

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The Wrong Way to Protect Elephants
THE year was 1862. Abraham Lincoln was in the White House. “Taps” was first sounded as a lights-out bugle call. And Steinway & Sons was building

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Shaker Artifacts Are on the Move
Major collections of Shaker artifacts are on the move, headed to institutions and auction houses.

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A Texas Painter Worked Under the Radar in New York
Early-1900s paintings signed with variations on the name Chas. Turner are potentially very valuable.

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Ivory-trade Regulatory Overkill
Turning antique collectors into criminals will boost the black market. The Obama administration is preparing to treat virtually every antique collector, dealer and auctioneer in America as a criminal. In the name of saving elephants, the administration is effectively banning the sale of all ivory objects, even if acquired legally decades ago.

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Antiques, Car Friends Will Miss Donald O. Baumann, 78
MALVERN, PENN. — Donald O. Baumann, 78, who died January 12, is missed sorely by the many friends he made from his twin passions of antiques and racing.

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News: ADA Members

The ADA Award Of Merit Dinner Honoring Brock Jobe
On April 26th, 2014, the Antiques Dealers’ Association of America, Inc. will present the 2014 ADA Award of Merit to Brock Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture.

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Shaped Aprons and Turned Legs: Regionalism in Early American Furniture
Hamilton Hall’s inaugural Americana Lecture will be presented by well known furniture specialist Arthur Liverant, a founder of the Antiques Dealer’s Association of America and third generation owner of Nathan Liverant and Son in Colchester,

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Morris Finkel (1923-2011)
Morris Finkel, a Philadelphia antiques dealer who rose to national prominence during six decades of business on the city’s Antiques Row, died Thursday, December 22, after a long illness. He was 88 years old.

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The Albert Sack Memorial Breakfast
On Sunday, January 22nd, 2012, from 10am-11am, the Antiques Dealers' Association of America, Inc. will host a memorial reception and tribute for the late Albert Sack

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Angel Gabriel Weathervane Comes Down To Earth
When I looked at the Angel Gabriel weathervane on top of the church through binoculars, I judged it to be about 42 inches wide.

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