At The Met Fifth Avenue, Jewelry: The Body Transformed will explore how and why this form of human embellishment both acts upon and activates the body it adorns
AA&ADA has announced their Antiques Fair at Melbourne will take place at Melbourne Showgrounds in 2018, with a Gala Preview May 3, and the Fair open May 4 – 6
The Sydney Fair invites simplicity of line enthusiasts from May 25 – 28, 2017 in the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney for a sale suiting all budgets
AA&ADA Sydney Antiques Fair each August at Randwick, showcases antique furniture & objet d’art for collectors and lovers of fine & decorative arts to consider
Thursday the 22nd of May saw the opening night of the 2nd The Sydney Fair, which specialises in Art Deco and Vintage and was held at the Byron Kennedy hall at Sydney’s Fox Studio. When we arrived for the 6pm opening there was already a healthy crowd of punters buzzing…
At the turn of the 20th century Europe was inspired by the sinuous style Art Nouveau as artists and architects produced sensuous lines more eloquent than words
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
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
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.
In an Age of Modernism most silver manufacturers at the turn of the twentieth century opted for the known over the unknown. Orthodoxy prevailed, even in an industry rapidly being overhauled by modern technological advances. Jules Auguste Habert Dys (1850-1924) was a notable exception. He was one of several metalworkers…
Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) from the Isle of Man was the driving force of the Modern Movement in Scotland. He created some of the most distinctive furniture of his age, which relied on its construction to create sheer dramatic impact.
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…