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    September 27th, 2010 · 9:00 am  →  Blog

    c. 1946 H. C. Westermann (top) and acrobatic partner on deck of the U.S.S. Enterprise. When thinking about the art scene of the late 1950s and ‘60s, most Americans think of the Pop Art movement and artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein in New York. However, in Chicago, H. C. Westermann was creating intricateRead the Rest…

    The Art of Collecting Prints

    September 21st, 2010 · 3:10 pm  →  Blog

    Collecting prints is an affordable way to purchase great pieces of art from major artists. However, prints are also an area of art collecting where most individuals get into trouble. This is due to the fact that there are so many fake prints on the market; prints are also being sold as original states whenRead the Rest…

    MEISSEN PORCELAIN: History meets quality

    September 3rd, 2010 · 11:05 am  →  Blog

    Meissen Tea Service, Available at: http://www.chicagoartappraisers.com/invmeissen9.html Any individual or collector who takes an interest in porcelain knows the name Meissen well. But why are items made by the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory so well-known and valuable? It is because Meissen has continually produced high-quality hand-crafted work since its founding as the first hard-paste porcelain manufactory inRead the Rest…