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September 12, 2016

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents: GREEK MYTHOLOGY NOW

NEW YORK, September 12, 2016 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibition, “GREEK MYTHOLOGY NOW.” The exhibition presents a selection of paintings by John Woodrow Kelley. The paintings inspired by Classical Mythology are exhibited amongst select works of authentic ancient art.

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June 9, 2016

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents: Mediterranean Mosaics

NEW YORK, June 9, 2016 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibition, “Mediterranean Mosaics.” The exhibition includes several important Roman mosaics that cover a wide spectrum in terms of subject matter.

April 7, 2016

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents: GODS of ANTIQUITY

NEW YORK, April 7, 2016 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibition, “Gods of Antiquity.” The exhibition represents a sampling of images of ancient deities from a variety of cultures dating to the earliest period of representational art to pinnacle of Classical civilization.

December 7, 2015

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents: ART of WAR

NEW YORK, December 7, 2015 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibition, “ART of WAR.” The exhibition brings together an unprecedented accumulation of weapons and armor from ancient Greece. “ART of WAR” features over a dozen bronze helmets, breastplates, and other pieces of armor.

September 1, 2015

Hixenbaugh Gallery Exhibition "PAX ROMANA"

NEW YORK, September 1, 2015 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibition, “PAX ROMANA.” The exhibition focuses on the prosperity of the typical citizen of the Roman Empire during the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. “PAX ROMANA” features objects of daily life, personal items and decorative items of wealthy Romans.

June 1, 2015

"Egyptian Summer"

NEW YORK, June 1, 2015 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibition, “Egyptian Summer.” The exhibition provides a broad view into the majestic art of ancient Egypt from the Age of the Pyramids through the reign of Cleopatra.

April 8, 2015

"Symposium"

NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its latest gallery exhibition, “Symposium.” The Symposium was the quintessential drinking party in ancient Greece. The show explores ancient wine and revelry including vessels used in the Symposium, musical instruments and images of the god Dionysus and his followers.

February 5, 2015

Inaugural exhibition “the face of antiquity”.

NEW YORK, February 5, 2015 –  Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition “the face of antiquity”.  The exhibition explores the widely varied depictions of the human face in ancient art.  The show includes images produced by artists from various ancient European, North African, Western Asian, South American and Central American cultures in a variety of artistic media.  

January 21, 2015

Hixenbaugh Relocates to Chelsea

NEW YORK, January 21, 2015 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce the relocation of its ancient art gallery to the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City.  After nine years on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the gallery is moving to the center of New York’s robust art market.

September 24, 2014

New Kingdom Servant Figures (Shabtis)

NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art announces the recent acquisition of over thirty ancient objects.  Included in new acquisitions are 23 New Kingdom servant figures (called Shabtis or Ushabtis) and 12 ancient cylinder seals.

December 23, 2013

New York International Numismatic Convention

NEW YORK, December 23, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its participation in the 42nd annual New York International Numismatic Convention.  From Thursday January 9th through Sunday January 12th, Hixenbaugh Ancient Art with exhibit its fine quality authentic antiquities and ancient coins on the 18th floor of New York’s historic Waldorf Astoria Hotel. 

November 27, 2013

Red Figure Kylix by the Tarquinia Painter

NEW YORK, November 27, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art announces the recent acquisition of over forty ancient objects. Among the new acquisitions is an Athenian red-figure kylix, a wine cup, painted in the 5th century BC by the Tarquinia Painter.  The vase depicts athletes training for the long jump by leaping with weighted halteres (dumbbells) in their hands.

October 23, 2013

Ellis Boston Antiques Show

NEW YORK, October 23, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art will be participating in the Ellis Boston Antiques Show from October 24th through October 27th.   Over 40 exhibitors representing a variety of antique genres including Fine Art, Antiquities, Prints, Maps, Jewelry and Decorative Arts will fill the historic Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.  

September 30, 2013

Early Medieval Anglo-Saxon Black-Ware Pottery Vessel

NEW YORK, September 30, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, Ltd recently updated its web site with a variety of newly acquired ancient art. Included among the recent acquisitions is an Early Medieval Anglo-Saxon Black-Ware Pottery Vessel. 

September 25,2013 

Recent Acquisitions: Attic Bank Cup, Etruscan Column Krater

NEW YORK, September 25, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, Ltd recently updated its web site with a variety of newly acquired ancient art.  Included among the recent acquisitions is an Attic Black-Figure Band Cup and an Etruscan Black-Figure Column Krater.  

June 20, 2013

Recent Acquisition: Jewelry

New York, June 20 2013 - Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd updated its website with many recently acquired objects. Included among the recent acquisitions is a Roman Mable head of Jupiter, an Egyptian bronze statue of Anubis and a collection of ancient jewelry.

May 16, 2013

2013 Annual Brochure is Now Available

NEW YORK, May 16, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art’s 2013 brochure/catalog is available for interested collectors.  The 7th annual brochure includes a representative sample of art from a variety of ancient cultures.  Included among the various antiquities in the catalog is a Roman Marble depicting the unfortunate satyr Marsyas

May 1, 2013

Athenian Red-Figure Volute Krater by the Niobid Painter

NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 - Hixenbaugh Ancient Art recently updated its web site with a variety of newly acquired ancient art.  Included among the recent acquisitions is an Athenian Red-Figure Volute Krater by the Niobid Painter.

 
April 15, 2013
Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents Recently Acquired Royal Ushabti of the Viceroy of Kush, Hori

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd updated its web site to include over 50 recently acquired objects.  Included among the recent acquisitions is an Egyptian White Faience Ushabti of Viceroy of Kush, who was called Hori.  

April 3, 2013
Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents Recently Acquired Antiquities Including Greek Geometric Amphora
NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, Ltd updated its web site to include over 50 recently acquired objects.  Included among the recent acquisitions is a rare Greek Geometric Amphora dating to the 8th Century BC.
  
January 4, 2013
Hixenbaugh Ancient Art to Exhibit at 41st Annual New York International Numismatic Convention

NEW YORK, January 4, 2013 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its participation in the 41st annual New York International Numismatic Convention.  From Thursday January 10th through Sunday January 14th, Hixenbaugh Ancient Art with exhibit its fine quality authentic antiquities and ancient coins on the 18th floor of New York’s historic Waldorf Astoria Hotel.  

November 27, 2012
Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents Neolithic Vinca Terracotta Bison

NEW YORK, November 27, 2012Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd presents an extremely rare Neolithic Vinca terracotta head of a bison. It was probably once the lid of a large storage vessel and is especially rare due to its large size and bovine representation.

September 18, 2012
Hixenbaugh Ancient Art presents a Greek Chalcidian type helmet. The very rare early helmet is one of only four known examples of this type. 

NEW YORK, September 18, 2012 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art, Ltd. presents a rare ancient Greek Bronze Chalcidian helmet.  This perfectly preserved helmet is one of only four known early Chalcidian helmets with distinctive scrolled cheek pieces and is among the earliest of the Chalcidian type, dating to the later 6th century BC .

  
May 31, 2012

Ancient Egyptian Husband and Wife to be Re-united at Brussels Ancient Art Fair.  

UPDATE: June 5, 2012.  Unfortunately, when the two fragments were set side by side, they did not match. 

NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 - After thousands of years of separation, it appears that the husband and wife depicted in an ancient Egyptian pair statue may be reunited at last. Thanks to the skillful eye of an Egyptologist, who recognized similarities between our fragment and a fragment in a European museum collection, the couple may once again be joined together. The possible reunion is set to take place at the 10th annual Brussels Ancient Art Fair in June at the Hixenbaugh Ancient Art exhibition.

  
May 15, 2012

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art to Exhibit at 10th Annual Brussels Ancient Art Fair.

NEW YORK, May 15, 2012 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art is pleased to announce its participation in the 10th annual Brussels Ancient Art Fair. From Wednesday June 6th through Sunday June 10th, fair participants will exhibit the finest quality authentic antiquities at various galleries around the Sablon Square in the heart of the Brussels art market. Hixenbaugh Ancient Art will be located at Costermans-Antiques, Place du Grand Sablon 5.

  

April 30, 2012

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents Old Babylonian Plaque of Ereshkigal

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art presents an ancient Old Babylonian terracotta high-relief plaque fragment depicting the underworld goddess Ereshkigal.  The fragmentary piece depicts the nude lower torso, upper legs, and vestiges of her feathered wings.  The piece is closely related to the famous ‘Queen of the Night Relief’ in the British Museum (inv. no. 2003-7-18,1).

  

March 26, 2012

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Presents Attic Red-Figure Vase Fragment Attributed to Hermonax

NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd announces the recent acquisition of over forty ancient objects. Among the new acquisitions is an Attic red-figure vase fragment depicting Athena wearing a crested Attic helmet and an aegis.

  
March 14, 2012

Antiquities Dealer Randall A. Hixenbaugh Joins International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd announces that gallery Director, Randall A. Hixenbaugh, has been accepted as a member of the International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art (IADAA). 

Formed in London in 1993, IADAA is the premier trade organization of the Ancient Art market.  IADAA promotes the responsible and open trade in cultural objects and believes the legitimate trade in antiquities is essential to protecting cultural heritage.  Private ownership of art and the connoisseurship which collecting inspires stimulates interest on the part of the wider public in ancient cultures thus contributing to the protection of cultural property.  Members adhere to a stringent code of conduct designed to serve not only the interests of their clients and the academic community but also the integrity of the objects themselves.  

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART UNVEILS RARE AND IMPORTANT ANCIENT NEO-ASSYRIAN ROYAL ARMOR

2,800 Year-Old Helmet and Quiver are examples of the Military Prowess of an Ancient Superpower

NEW YORK, November 15, 2011 – Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd announces the exhibition of two rare and important Neo-Assyrian military artifacts dating to the 9th century BC: a bronze quiver inscribed with the name of King Shalmaneser III, ca. 859-824 BC, and a unique bimetallic helmet. These rare objects are among the few surviving examples of the military technology of what is considered to be the first substantial military power in history.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Market for Ancient Greek Art Remains Robust

Randall Hixenbaugh for the Wall Street Greek

The uncertainty of the financial markets amid the current recession has had a direct effect on the worldwide fine art market. However, one area of the art market has remained not only resilient but robust. Ancient Art, or antiquities, the term used to describe the art and artifacts of the ancient civilizations of the old world (i.e., Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome), continue to attract collectors in search of objects with deeper relevance and more reassuring investment potential.

Vol. 24, no. 6, June, 2010

The Celator: Journal of Ancient and Medieval Coinage

The Helmets of Perdikkas II

by Randall Hixenbaugh, illustrations by Alexander Valdman

An article about a particular group of ancient Illyrian helmets from Macedonian and how they relate to Macedonian coinage of the 5th century BC.

 

 

 

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