| Dec 20, 2010 |
Winter Antiques Show introduces new features for designers
By Staff

This January, New York's social event of the season, the Winter Antiques Show, will host a "Meet the Designers" reception with New York-based interior designers as part of its annual Young Collectors Night event, taking place January 27, 2011.

The Interior Design Committee Chairwoman is Wendy Goodman, Design Editor, New York magazine. The design Committee includes Jonathan Adler, Anthony Baratta & William Diamond, John Barman & Kelly Graham, Nate Berkus, Bruce Bierman, Geoffrey N. Bradfield, Alessandra Branca, Eric Cohler, Mr. Robert Couturier, Cullman and Kravis, Inc., Jamie Drake, Robert Farrell, L. Clair Fitzgerald, Leta Austin Foster & Associates, Steven Gambrel, Jennifer Garrigues Interior Design, Philip Gorrivan, Victoria Hagan, Alexa Hampton, Lindsey Coral Harper Interior Design, Anthony Ingrao and Randolph Kemper, Suzanne Kasler Interiors, Kemble Interiors, David Kleinberg, Malcolm James Kutner, Robert Lindgren Interior Design,  MR Architecture & Décor, Pappas Miron Design, Richard Mishaan, Christina Murphy Interiors, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz & Steven Wine, Alex Papachristidis, Jeffrey Parker Interiors, Inc., Thomas Pheasant, Campion Platt, Elizabeth Pyne,  Andrew Raquet and John Fondas, Miles Redd, Todd A. Romano, Marjorie Shushan, Solis Betancourt & Sherrill, Alison Spear AIA, and Timothy Whealon.

Architects and designers will also participate in this year's show through the Expert Eye series, which features lectures and book signings including Thomas Jayne's The Finest Rooms in America, Pauline C. Metcalf's Syrie Maugham, and Peter Pennoyer's Peter Pennoyer Architects.

Many of the booths this year will be created around a theme or inspiration. Portrait miniature specialist Elle Shushan's booth will be inspired by the portico of one of Charleston's most famous houses. Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Fine Photographs will re-create a 19th century portrait photography studio, including a camera and backdrop. Gerald Peters Gallery will feature works by members of The Cornish Colony, including Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Augustus St. Gaudens and Dennis Miller Bunker.

Lost City Arts. Phil Powell and Paul Evans. Constellation. Circa. 1953.

The 2011 loan exhibition is entitled Grandeur Preserved: Masterworks Presented by Historic Charleston Foundation  and highlights more than 50 objects among Charleston's leading cultural institutions as well as private collections. The exhibition has been organized by Historic Charleston Foundation, established in 1947 as an educational non-profit dedicated to the preservation of buildings, landscapes and cultural resources in Charleston and its historic surroundings.

Important objects from Historic Charleston Foundation's two museum houses will be complemented with loans from The Charleston Museum, Drayton Hall, Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association, and Middleton Place Foundation, and include many works that will be on view for the first time. A five-part lecture series related to the loan exhibition will be presented during the Show.

James & Nancy Glazer. Game board. Circa 1890. New England. Intricate geometric designs surround a central landscape painting on this Parcheesi game board.

The Show takes place January 21-30, 2011 with Honorary Co-Chairs Dan and Cynthia Lufkin, patrons of the arts, and Chair of the Opening Night Party on Thursday, January 20th, Sallie Krawcheck, President of Global Wealth and Investment Management, Bank of America.

The 2011 Special Guest Lecturer is Vanessa Remington, Assistant Curator of Paintings at the Royal Collection, on the 19th-century portrait miniature collection of Queen Victoria.

2011 exhibitors include Richard Philp, Christopher T. Rebollo Antiques, Carlton Rochell Asian Art, Joan B. Mirviss, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Elle Shushan, Daniel Katz Limited, Donald Ellis Gallery Ltd., James & Nancy Glazer and Lost City Arts.

Main photo: Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association. Loan Exhibition Presented by Historic Charleston Foundation. Thomas Sully, Mrs. Robert Gilmor, Jr. (Sarah Reeve Ladson), 1823, Oil on canvas, 91.6 x 71.8 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/4 in.).

*All photos courtesy PRNewsFoto/Winter Antiques Show

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