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Category Archives: Art – Retro
Marilyn? Not Sure… But It’s Fabulous, Anyway!
Another piece that I just love! The pop art style colors are just startling! The silhouette, or caricature, or whatever one wants to call it of a beautiful blonde (is she supposed to be Marilyn? I tend to think so), … Continue reading
Sold! Wicked Cool Neon Sign “The Fabulous 50’s” in Near Perfect Condition – Vroom!
Oh man, I just love this sign, and if it doesn’t sell, oh well…. It’s one of the heavy, older neon signs, not one of those lightweight new ones. The colors are brilliant as you can see from the photos. … Continue reading
Loads of Art for Your Home or Business!
We have loads of artwork! Maine artists, vintage art, contemporary art, photography, lithographs, originals, landscapes, framed/unframed… come on in and take a look! Condition: Varies from fair to excellent depending on the piece. Dimensions: Sizes vary from very small to quite … Continue reading
Posted in Art - Classic & Vintage, Art - Contemporary, Art - Folk Art, Art - Maine Artists, Art - Maine Landscape Artists, Art - Nudes & Pinups, Art - Retro, Art - Sculpture, Furniture - Primitive & Farmhouse, Home Decor, Primitive & Farmhouse Decor Tagged advertising art, art, folk art, Heritage Collectibles, landscapes, maine artists, nude art, Photography, sculpture, Vargas, vintage art Leave a comment
SOLD! Art: Tarzan, Jane and the Dinosaur by R W Field, Auburn (ME) Artist
John and I were at an auction one day, both of us going in different directions searching through the kinds of items that we’re each attracted to, when both of us zoomed in on this original painting. Tarzan? Jane? A … Continue reading
Our New Heritage Gallery & Classroom – In Progress!
As mentioned in our last post, we’re wicked excited to announce the upcoming Grand Opening of our expanded shop which will nearly double the floor space of our present shop… the Heritage Gallery will be open soon, right next door … Continue reading
Posted in Art - Classic & Vintage, Art - Contemporary, Art - Nudes & Pinups, Art - Retro, Books & Literature - All On This Site, Books - Maine & Local, Books - Reference, Classes & Seminars, Events, Furniture - Antique & Vintage, Furniture - Mid Century Modern, Hours, Repurposing, Craft & Upcycling Ideas, Requests by Our Customers Tagged Americana, antique, appraisals, calendars, carbon footprint, classic art, collectible, collection, consignments, contemporary art, curiosities, first edition books, Heritage Collectibles, hours, kitsch, Lewiston, lithographs, Maine, photos, pin ups, primitives, railroad, recycle, repurpose, signage, topographical maps, transportation, upcycle, valuations, Vargas girls, vintage calendars Leave a comment
What is “Kitsch”? The Customer Asked
Our vintage poodle art by the Joyart Company says it all. However, if you’re looking for an actual definition, check out the one below from the Urban Dictionary. The URL is included for kicks. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=kitsch Kitsch “As an art movement, … Continue reading
Posted in Art - Retro Tagged 1940s, 1950s, art, California, collectible, Heritage Collectibles, Joyart, kitsch, pink poodle, poodle, retro, tacky Leave a comment