Now Available: May 25, 2016 Edition of Antique Trader There’s no question folk art continues to attract attention, and one segment of this popular market is trench art. This topic is featured in the May 25, 2016 edition of Antique Trader.
News-Antique.com - May 23,2016 - IOLA, Wis. — As Memorial Day rapidly approaches, the May 25, 2016 edition of Antique Trader explores a unique aspect of folk art directly influenced by the military: trench art.
Contributor Jessica Leigh Brown examines this often ingenious, sentimental, unique, and steadfast art form, which is described as folk art piece constructed by military personnel utilizing war materials, such as spent shell casings and aluminum from old airplanes, or art created by civilians during wartime.
This edition of Antique Trader also features a robust columns section, with Wayne Jordan leading off with a Behind the Gavel column regarding the important role nostalgia plays in attracting buyers; followed by Furniture Detective Fred Taylor discussing some of the more frequently misused terms in the furniture lexicon; while Mary Manion offers valuable advice in her latest Art Markets column about making sure donated art and antiques are properly appraised; further, Karen Knapstein provides an enchanting and inspiring take on vintage familial postcards; followed by Antoinette Rahn’s Knowing Your Business column with tips from those in the know about branding an area an antiquing destination.
The aforementioned cover story and columns join collector features, SOLD pages with items that sold during a collectible firearms auction, and a lamp and lighting sale, as well as news, auction previews and highlights. A digital version of the May 25, 2016 edition of Antique Trader can be purchased online at KrauseBooks.com, for $2.00 (http://bit.ly/AT_NA052516). Print and digital subscriptions to Antique Trader are also available for purchase, $26 for a 1-year print subscription/ $20 for 1-year digital subscription, at KrauseBooks.com. Canadian and International subscriptions are also available.
About Antique Trader
Antique Trader, a magazine published in Iola, Wis., has served the antiques and collectibles community since 1957. Founded by Babka Publishing Co., Antique Trader later became the flagship of Krause Publications’ Antiques division, which is now part of F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company.
Antique Trader built its reputation as the premier print vehicle for the buying and selling of antiques nationwide. Its loyal following includes antique dealers, antique show promoters, shop and mall operators, and collectors. Antique Trader has a biweekly print and digital magazine, weekly e-newsletter, a robust online site (http://www.antiquetrader.com), and evolving and engaged communities within several social media platforms.