NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancient Egyptian bronze and monumental modernist Bertoia sculpture, John Pierpont Morgan's chairs and Joan Crawford's jewelry, and paintings by celebrated American artists William Merritt Chase, John Singer Sargent, and Childe Hassam will gather for the 61st year of the Winter Antiques Show from January 23-February 1 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. The Show is America's most prestigious, providing museums, collectors, dealers, design professionals, and first-time buyers with opportunities to see and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 73 renowned experts in American, English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts, from antiquity through the 1960s. Every object exhibited at the Show is vetted for quality and authenticity.
"The Winter Antiques Show offers unparalleled access to the world's most exquisite and astounding historical objects—and this year is no different," said Peter Pennoyer, the renowned classical architect who together with his wife Katie Ridder, the celebrated interior designer, are the Show's 2015 Honorary Co-Chairs. Ms. Ridder continued, "We both feel that timeless pieces with history add a distinctive character to today's interiors, whether the spaces are designed to evoke a period of yesterday or even something a bit more contemporary. We're thrilled to be part of the Show, and look forward to seeing all of its remarkable design opportunities."
The 2015 Winter Antiques Show Presenting Sponsor is Chubb Personal Insurance. Kathleen Tierney, chief operating officer, Chubb Personal Insurance, is the Chair for the Opening Night Party on January 22, 2015. The Winter Antiques Show's Co-Chairs are Lucinda C. Ballard, Arie L. Kopelman, and Michael R. Lynch.
Nine exhibitors are new to the Show: Apter-Fredericks (London), Thomas Coulborn & Sons Ltd. (Sutton Coldfield, England), and Ronald Phillips LTD (London), three globally recognized purveyors of fine English furniture; H. Blairman & Sons (London), fourth generation specialists in English furniture and decorative arts; Bowman Sculpture (London), the foremost gallery in the world for masters of 19th and 20th century sculpture; Daniel Crouch Rare Books (London), experts in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts, and voyages; Conner • Rosenkranz, LLC (New York City), American sculpture specialists; Kelly Kinzle (New Oxford, PA), American folk art dealer; and Bernard & S. Dean Levy Inc, a fourth generation family-owned Americana firm. (New York City).
The 2015 loan exhibition, Ahead of the Curve: The Newark Museum, 1909-2015 features objects from the museum's renowned American, Asian, African, Ancient Mediterranean, and Native American collections. The loan exhibition is sponsored by Bessemer Trust, and 1stdibs is the Show's Design Sponsor.
Young Collectors Night at the Winter Antiques Show will be held on January 29, 2015.
SOURCE Winter Antiques Show