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Visit us at The Decorative Fair, London (24-29 January)

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AntikBar will be participating again at the Decorative Fair, at Stand A14a. London’s most popular decorative event is held three times a year (Winter, Spring, Autumn) at The Evolution Marquee in leafy Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ. We look forward to seeing you!

Please click here for a free printable e-invitation to visit us at this event.

Antiques and 20th Century Design – “The Fair is fun, fashionable and its worldwide reputation, established [in 1985], entices international trade and retail buyers, interior designers and private customers seeking unique and unusual furnishings and quirky accessories for decorating schemes.
Selvedge – The Fair brings “a host of wide ranging and interesting dealers and their wares together. Not to be missed for anyone searching for an unusual treasure.”

Opening Hours:
12noon-8pm on Tuesday 24 January
11am-8pm on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 January
11am-7pm on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 January
11am-6pm on Sunday 29 January

A free shuttle bus provided by the Decorative Fair will run between Sloane Square and Battersea Park. There are limited free parking spaces just outside the marquee (use the Chelsea Bridge Gate entrance), with pay and display parking areas inside the Park. Click here for more information given by the Friends of Battersea Park.

Please contact us to join our e-newsletter mailing list and to request a complimentary ticket to visit us at the Fair.

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Browse our website to view our whole collection of original vintage posters and graphic design. For more updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk
WordPress: https://antikbarposters.wordpress.com/

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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AntikBar in the News: Financial Times, The Times and Luxury Living Magazine

header_logo  “Read All About It!” Here’s a round-up of the recent news articles featuring AntikBar‘s original vintage posters:

The past decade has seen a dynamic uplift in demand for vintage ski art, from Art Deco glamour to pop-art skidelica…” says Ming Liu for the weekend edition of the Financial Times, How to Spend It (10/1/15, p47):

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Featured poster:
Piz Nair St Moritz Switzerland

As winter sports enthusiasts flock to resorts across Europe to enjoy the thrill of downhill skiing and snowboarding, prices for vintage ski posters are scaling new heights… While some pieces sell for thousands, good quality original posters can be bought for as little as £200 to £300…” says Claire Carponen for The Times (9/1/15, pp8-9):

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Featured posters:
Ski Mont Blanc
Innsbruck Winter Olympics

Colourful, dynamic, glamourous and stylish – original posters are recognised as a good art investment and an entry into collecting… Article on investing in original posters with a brief history of poster design, including artists, periods and styles, with advice on collecting posters featuring AntikBar, published in the latest issue of Luxury Living Magazine (issue Jan-Feb 2015, pp72-79):

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Featured poster:
London Underground – Shop in Town 

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Featured posters:
Pullman for winter comfort
To Egypt, Ceylon, Burma by Bibby Line
Queen Mary – Cunard White Star

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Featured posters:
Austin Reed Air Force
Britain by Clipper Pan Am

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Featured posters:
Piz Nair ski region Switzerland
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
24 Heures du Mans 1963

Note: see our blog posts below for more skiing posters and an invitation to visit us at the next Decorative Fair from Tuesday 20 to Sunday 25 January.

Please visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters. For more updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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Event: Winter Decorative Fair, London, 20-25 January 2015

Banner1 AntikBar will be participating again by the hall entrance at London’s most popular decorative event, which is held three times a year (Winter, Spring and Autumn) at The Evolution Marquee in leafy Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ. We look forward to seeing you!  

Please click here for a free entry invitation to this event.

Antiques and 20th Century Design – “The Fair is fun, fashionable and its worldwide reputation, established over 25 years, entices international trade and retail buyers, interior designers and private customers seeking unique and unusual furnishings and quirky accessories for decorating schemes.

Opening Hours: 
12noon-8pm on Tuesday 20th January
11am-8pm on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd January
11am-7pm on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th January
11am-6pm on Sunday 25th January 

A free shuttle bus provided by the Decorative Fair will run between Sloane Square and Battersea Park. There are limited free parking spaces just outside the marquee (use the Chelsea Bridge Gate entrance), with pay and display parking areas inside the Park. Click here for more information given by the Friends of Battersea Park.

Full information is given on the Fair website at: www.decorativefair.com

Please contact us to join our e-newsletter mailing list and to request a complimentary ticket to visit us at the Fair. Visit also our News & Events pages for information on previous Decorative Fairs and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

A slideshow on the “Chalet Chic” foyer theme with photos taken at the Fair will be posted on our Facebook page during the Fair week. Please also visit our recent blog post (below) and our skiing posters page featuring some of our original vintage winter and skiing posters.

PT0389_1_m Review: “Find extraordinary antiques and vintage pieces at the decorative antiques and textiles fair” (featuring AntikBar’s original vintage 1935 Italia poster by A.M. Cassandre) – Deco Mag

Please visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters. For more updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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Winter Wonderland: A nostalgic swoosh down the slopes, from Austria to Zermatt…

BannerWinter  Skiing posters, like many advertising posters, were originally produced to entice holiday-makers and winter thrill-seekers to resorts and alpine areas. The early- to mid-century skiing posters were often designed by notable artists of the time and are colourful, dynamic, glamorous, nostalgic and stylish, sometimes also fun and quirky. The ones that survived now make for a good investment, ideal for decorating chalets and “back home” as a stunning reminder of a memorable ski trip. Visit our original vintage skiing posters page for more reviews, further information and images.

Get ready for some retro swooshing down the slopes now with a few of our original vintage skiing and winter posters; click on the images below and visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk to view our whole collection:

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Upcoming Event –

Banner1  The Winter Decorative Fair in Battersea Park will feature a “chalet chic” foyer theme. We will be taking part in the theme and exhibiting at our usual stand by the hall entrance from Tuesday 20 to Sunday 25 January. We look forward to seeing you! Please visit our News & Events page for more information and contact us or click here for a complimentary invitation to this event.

[The popularity of skiing posters: our full article was originally posted on our blog in June 2013 and updated in February 2014. This update primarily showcases a handful of our currently listed skiing and winter posters. A full update will be posted on our original vintage skiing posters page after Christie’s next Ski Sale in January 2015.]

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Please visit our website at www.antikbar.co.uk to browse all our original vintage posters. For more updates, follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

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Next Event: Spring 2014 Decorative Fair

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Visit AntikBar at London’s most popular decorative event held three times a year (Winter, Spring and Autumn) at The Evolution Marquee in leafy Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ. We will be participating at our usual stand by the hall entrance, Stand 141. Contact us to join our e-newsletter mailing list and click here for a printable complimentary ticket to visit us at the Fair. We look forward to seeing you!

“The Fair is fun, fashionable and its worldwide reputation, established over 25 years, entices international trade and retail buyers, interior designers and private customers seeking unique and unusual furnishings and quirky accessories for decorating schemes.”

Opening hours: 12noon-8pm on Tuesday 29th April; 11am-8pm on Wednesday 30th April and Thursday 1st May; 11am-7pm on Friday 2nd May and Saturday 3rd May; 11am-6pm on Sunday 4th May. A free shuttle bus will run between Sloane Square and Battersea Park from Tuesday to Friday. Note: Sloane Square underground station will be closed on Saturday and Sunday. Full information at: www.decorativefair.com

Save the Dates: As a regular exhibitor, AntikBar will also be participating at the Autumn Decorative Fair. Visit our News & Events page for more information on all our upcoming fairs and events.

Here’s a slideshow featuring a few of the interesting and unique items we’ve spotted on display at the Spring Decorative Fair in Battersea Park, London, updated daily during the Fair week on our Facebook page:

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…and here’s a link to a great review and more photos by one of the visitors: www.sarahakwisombe.com/blog/2014/5/4/my-favourite-pieces-from-the-spring-decorative-fair, featuring our Arabesque movie poster:

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To browse our extensive collection of original vintage posters from around the world and for more information and updates, please visit our website at www.AntikBar.co.uk and follow us on:

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/AntikBar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/AntikBar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AntikBar.co.uk

AntikBar is a Member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers’ Association (IVPDA), the London Art Deco Society (LADS) and The Association of Art and Antiques Dealers (LAPADA).

 

 

The London Underground: celebrating 150 years (1863-2013)

On 9th January 1863 the world’s first underground train made its first passenger journey of 3 1/2 miles from Paddington Station to Farringdon Station on the Metropolitan Railway Line in London. In 1908 London Underground commissioned its first poster advertising designs becoming one of the leading patrons in poster art.

The American-born graphic artist Edward McKnight Kauffer, for example, was one of Britain’s most notable and influential poster artists during the 20th century, producing some truly stunning posters for the London Underground and London Transport. The London Transport Museum in Covent Garden will be holding an exhibition – “Poster Art 150” – from February to October 2013, showcasing works of art by both well known and lesser known artists who all made an impact on its outstanding poster advertising campaign.

To celebrate this special anniversary, here are some of the original vintage London Underground posters listed on the AntikBar website:

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March Timetables, 1930s – artist: Beath (aka John Miles Fleming)

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Buckingham Palace, 1934 – artist: Edward McKnight Kauffer

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Hammersmith, 1936 – artist: Pat Keely

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Staggered Working Hours, 1945 – artist: Pat Keely

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London Olympics Underground Map, 1948 – artist: unknown

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Puppets, 1964 – artist: Thomas Osbourne Robinson

Note: AntikBar will again be participating at the next Decorative Fair in Battersea Park, London. Visit the News & Events page for more information on this popular event (free entry tickets will be available on request in advance).

Website: http://www.AntikBar.co.uk
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/antikbar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/antikbar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/antikbar.co.uk

UPDATE – here are the latest London Underground posters recently added to the AntikBar website:

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Website: http://www.AntikBar.co.uk
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/antikbar
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/antikbar
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/antikbar.co.uk

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