October 23, 2019

Hilly Shar, father of current Lowy President Larry Shar, kneels while restoring the Old King Cole painting at the St. Regis Hotel, New York, New York, ca. 1955. Image courtesy of Lowy.

Often seen as a technical footnote in the artistic process, frames play a central rol...

August 23, 2019

A self-portrait of Frida and her pet monkey, Fulang-Chang and I, was shown in an exhibition at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York in 1938. The painting had a unique presentation when it was shown, it had been fit into a mirrored frame with extended corners and panels...

July 31, 2019

Genevieve Carter, great-granddaughter of the architect Stanford White and a founder of Carter Design, this year featured a Lowy original Stanford White frame in the Hampton Designer Showhouse, along with art from 3 generations of descendants of Stanford White.

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April 16, 2018

Lowy is pleased to have framed many of the over 60 paintings on view in this important
exhibition which is the largest survey of Joaquin Torres-Garcia in an American gallery in
over 60 years. This impressive group of artworks from the family of the artist has never
bee...

December 4, 2017

Every now and then a work of art comes back to Lowy like a long-lost old friend.
We had this experience a few weeks ago, when a beautiful illuminated manuscript,
(Southern Netherlands, c.1530), framed by Lowy in 1969, returned to our workshop.
The stepson of the origin...

November 21, 2017

Last week, Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ as Savior of the World, Salvator Mundi, was auctioned off at Christie’s for a whopping $450.3 million, surpassing all previous records for artworks purchased at auction or privately. It is a remarkable step for the Old...

October 30, 2017

This story is every art lover’s fantasy.  A dealer wanders into a small regional sale down South, spies a dark, overpainted canvas his instincts tell him might be something significant, pays about $10,000 for it, and walks away with what turns out to be a lost masterpi...

June 7, 2017

Norman Rockwell's "Lazy Bones" when it arrived at Lowy. Two small cleaning tests are visible.

Every painting that comes to Lowy has a story, but we think the tale of this long-lost

Norman Rockwell is particularly engaging!

In 1919, when artist and illustrator Norman Rockw...

April 6, 2017

Our client was a child when his parents brought home a 19th century portrait of a gentleman, a handsome young man with dark hair, rosy cheeks and lips, and eyes that seemed bright and alert.   While the portrait was old, it was not an important work of art by a famous...

June 20, 2016

At Lowy, sometimes a frame isn’t just a frame. Recently, client Geoffrey Paul presented the Lowy team with an intriguing challenge. He asked them to find an innovative, complimentary way to display two prized additions to his extensive collection of maritime artifacts...

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