Gene Shapiro, AAA, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art, Gems & Jewelry

Gene Shapiro, AAA, ISA AM, Antiques, Furnishings + Decorative Arts, Fine Art, Gems & Jewelry

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Gene Shapiro
ISA member since Sep 02, 2016

(212) 717-7500 (Office)

506 East 74th St
New York, NY 10021 , United States map

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About

Gene Shapiro has been President of Shapiro Auctions since 2007.  He is a Board Director and Certified Member of the American Appraisers Association, and an accredited member of the International Society of Appraisers..  Prior to founding Shapiro Auctions, Gene started his career in the Contemporary department at Sotheby's, New York before working as a private art dealer specializing in European, American, Latin American, Asian and Russian artworks.  Gene is a paintings appraiser on Public Television's Antiques Roadshow, which is seen by by more than 9 million television viewers each week (view videos of Gene's appraisals here: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/appraisers/gene-shapiro.) In addition, Gene has appeared on the BBC World News and Al Jazeera America news programs as a commentator on the art market.  Gene is frequently called upon by collectors, dealers, and governmental organizations for consultations and appraisals of art, and has lectured on the art market extensively.  A licensed auctioneer, he is the main auctioneer for Shapiro Auctions, and has happily provided his auctioneering services for charitable organizations such as the St. Huberts Animal Welfare Center Charity Fundraiser,  the Celiac Benefit Gala for the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, and the Centro de Kabbalah Mexico at the Museo Casa de la Bola in Mexico City. Gene received his BA in art history from the University of Pennsylvania, and has studied art history at the  University of California, Berkeley and Christie's, New York.  Gene speaks English, Russian, French, and Spanish fluently.


Specialties

  • Art
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Prints
  • Sculpture

Services

  • Appraisal Review
  • Auction
  • Broker
  • Consultant
  • Divorce Settlements
  • Donations
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Estate Evaluations
  • Estate Sales
  • Estate Tax
  • Instructor
  • Insurance Claims
  • Investment Evaluation
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations
  • Speaker
  • Tax Deductible Gifts

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Antiquities
  • Art
  • Art - 20th Century
  • Art - African
  • Art - American
  • Art - Asian
  • Art - British
  • Art - Canadian
  • Art - Deco & Nouveau
  • Art - European
  • Art - Folk
  • Art - Impressionist & Modern
  • Art - Middle Eastern
  • Art - Spanish Colonial
  • Art Deco & Art Nouveau
  • Books
  • Bronzes
  • Collectibles
  • Decorative Arts & Accessories
  • Documents
  • Drawings
  • Drawings - 19th Century
  • Drawings - 20th Century
  • Enamels
  • Engraving & Etching
  • Faberge'
  • Frames
  • Glass
  • Gold
  • Graphics
  • Paintings
  • Paintings - 19th Century
  • Paintings - 20th Century
  • Paintings - Asian
  • Paintings - Contemporary American
  • Paintings - Impressionist & Modern
  • Paintings - Middle Eastern
  • Paintings - Old Masters
  • Paintings - Russian
  • Paintings - Sporting
  • Photography & Photographs
  • Photography - 19th Century
  • Photography - 20th Century
  • Porcelain
  • Posters
  • Pottery
  • Prints
  • Prints - 19th Century
  • Prints - 20th Century
  • Prints - 20th Century Limited Edition
  • Prints - Modern & Contemporary
  • Religious Items/Artifacts
  • Sculpture
  • Sculpture - 19th Century
  • Sculpture - 20th Century
  • Sculpture - American
  • Sculpture - Asian
  • Sculpture - European
  • Sculpture - Latin American
  • Silver
  • Watercolors
  • Wine
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