The exhibition Metropolitan Vanities at The Met NY should attract those whose curiosity may lead them to understand, snapping a ‘selfie’ is about so much more
Items sold at Sydney Antiques Fair 21 – 25 August 2013 will be vetted for authenticity and backed by member dealers of the AA&ADA. Win Your Free Pass to Attend
In 1898 The Vienna Secession with youthful idealism, spirit of sacrifice and willingness to work hard siezed the day leading Vienna into the age of Modernism
Highlighting the Art Deco style of Gatsby’s time, The Sydney Fair from June 13 – 16, will be a ‘vintage emporium of international scale’ and homage to modernism
The Great Gatsby era of fashion furniture and films has inspired The Sydney Fair – Art Deco, Vintage and 20th Century to be held at Sydney 13th – 16th June 2013
In the 21st century simplicity of line, nature, economy, quality of materials and fine craftsmanship are preferred; is this innovative or is everything old new?
The various movements in art design and style we group under the title Modernism was about a revolution in a simplicity of style making new, exciting statements
Be prepared to be dazzled by the latest extravaganza created by Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin, The Great Gatsby. This their fifth movie, shot in 3D, has all the makings of a grand production, opulence on a megawatt scale. As I predicted last year in my first ever Fashion Elixir…
Art Deco was about integrating contemporary living with art, and turning life into art, against those consciously working for the undoing of art and its purpose was enjoyment.
Archibald Knox and Liberty of London are names inextricably linked, especially when we consider the up swell of indigenous British design at the beginning of the twentieth century.
It’s on again! Bring your antique and art treasures and find out how much they are worth, and what they are all about, from a savvy team of Australian Antique & Art Dealer’s Association (AA&ADA) member dealers in The Famous Spiegeltent in the forecourt of The Arts Centre Melbourne on…
Postmodernism (1970-1990) ranged from fashion to folly, from the luxurious to the ludicrous, from theory to theatre as it spawned out of control consumerism
The buzz around the making and release on May 10 of The Great Gatsby movie, with Leonardo DiCaprio, is building to fever pitch as fans grow impatient to see it
On our You Tube Channel you will find our mini-documentaries, which provide an insight into the evolution of art, design, music, fashion and style.
An antique is something made in an earlier period and collected and valued because it is rare, old, aesthetically pleasing of high quality or interest. A more generally accepted understanding is furniture and objects over 100 years of age. But this is not strictly true. Today many Associations for antique…
Charles Edward Jeanneret changed his name to Le Corbusier. As a modernist, he was primarily concerned with the least complex method of fitting form to function. His radical plans included replacing the historic centre of Paris with eighteen gigantic skyscrapers. Thankfully in this he failed. His books published between 1923…