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https://www.stairgalleries.com
549 Warren Street , Hudson, New York 12534
518-751-1000
Stair Galleries is a well-known auction house located at the center of the Hudson district in New York. The 25,000 sq. ft. auction space is based in Warren Street in Hudson. Stair Auction House hosts a wide range of antiques and well-curated auction previews. The auction gallery sells contemporary fine art and antique furniture and decorations. They also host a fine selection of Modern, 20th-century fine arts, Americana, Chinese porcelain, mid-century modern design and art, and single-owner sales. Stairgalleries was founded...Read More
by the fourth-generation furniture specialist Colin Stair. Their team has combined experience of nearly 150 years. Every Stair auction is dependent on their tagline “Selling Interesting Things, From Interesting People.” Their well-curated auctions are fine examples of their personalized service, offering a unique customer experience. The regional auction gallery is also among the first art dealers to use online technology for auctions. The modern auction platform provides a traditional experience. Their hands-on experience and business strategies garnered record-breaking sales for the auction house. They deal in single items or estate sales based on the changing art market. Stair auctions often take place in the central shopping and antique district of Hudson in New York. The proximity of the Stair auction house to NYC and shipping service guarantees timely delivery and site visits. The auction house also has a trucking service that assures scheduled property collection and safer transport. Their extensive experience and personalized service offer an informative and enjoyable experience to their buyers. The online bidding platform by Stair Galleries has helped them reach more than one million customers. The auction house has made record-breaking sales since its beginning. The first New York Stairs auction made sales of over $3 million. Ascend the steps of artistic exploration and discovery at Stair Gallery, where each level reveals a tapestry of visual wonders and creative inspirations. Set within a captivating space designed to ignite the imagination, Stair Gallery auction showcases a diverse array of artworks spanning various mediums and genres. From vibrant paintings to intricate sculptures, every piece displayed within the gallery's confines speaks to the boundless depths of human expression. As featured on AuctionDaily, a premier source for auction news and previews, Stair Gallery auction consistently delivers exceptional offerings and curated collections that captivate audiences worldwide. Whether you're seeking to acquire a rare artifact or add a touch of elegance to your collection, Stair Auction gallery provides a platform where passions collide, and acquisitions become memorable experiences. Step up to the challenge and elevate your acquisitions with Stair Auctions' renowned events. Looking for upcoming auction near me this weekend? explore our list of upcoming auctions for more details.Read Less
  • Feb 28, 2019

    After 22 hours of bidding, the blockbuster Sotheby’s auction live-streamed by the design faithful over lunch, dinner and late-night cocktails came to a close with a final gavel. The personal collections of Mario Buatta, the “Prince of Chintz,” brought in $7.6 million. Prices for the 922 items ranged from $125 for a quirky ...

  • Feb 28, 2019

    “Anthony Baratta, is one of the most celebrated and respected interior designers of the day with a global following of loyal fans. He is known for his bold use of color and scale that honors tradition while defying predictability. His design work has graced over 70 magazine covers worldwide and he has received consistent coverage in respected she...

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  • Jan 29, 2024

    Ann and Gordon Getty (American, 1941 - 2020 and American, 1933 -) were the essential power couple of the postwar era. They met at a bar, decided to elope, and were married in 1964. Gordon, a businessman and composer, is the fourth child of oil magnate J. Paul Getty. Ann, a paleoanthropologist by training, is best remembered as a supporter of politi...

  • Sep 14, 2023

    On September 21, 2023, Stair of Hudson, NY will present its 439-lot The Collection of André Leon Talley sale. Talley (American, 1948 - 2022) is best remembered as Vogue magazine's first Black American editor-at-large from 1998 to 2013. Earlier this year, Christie's New York hosted two events featuring Talley's premier functional, decorative, perso...

  • Jul 28, 2023

    Stair, of Hudson, NY, presented its The World of Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman auction on July 13, 2023. This 288-lot sale featured materials from the legendary actors Paul Newman (American, 1925 - 2008) and Joanne Woodward (American, b. 1930). Both recipients of numerous performing and philanthropic awards, Newman and Woodward were married for 5...

  • Dec 28, 2022

    What were the top stories in the auction industry this month? Sand art in a bottle by Andrew Clemens (American, 1857 - 1894) sold for $277,200. Image courtesy of Bonhams Skinner. Auction Highlights Notable results from around the auction world this month included seasonal events and end-of-year triumphs. We reported on the full results from Stair�...

  • Dec 14, 2022

    Stair, of Hudson, NY, presented its An American Icon: Property from the Collection of Joan Didion auction on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. The sale included a full range of materials from the Upper East Side apartment of the late thought leader, novelist, and essayist Joan Didion (American, 1934 - 2021). Presale estimates on the 224 lots on offer w...

  • Nov 15, 2022

    American novelist and essayist Joan Didion (1934 - 2021) penned some of the most engaging, entertaining, and thought-provoking works of the 20th and early 21st centuries. Many of her most memorable pieces are based on personal experience, including subjects such as parenting, aging, loss, growth, and change. In 2013, Didion was awarded The National...

  • Feb 28, 2022

    Images from around the auction world this February. Image credit from left to right: Sotheby’s, Stair, and Christie’s. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). February is the month of love and, for those in the Northern Hemisphere, the last official month of winter. The auction world responded appropriately. Notable sales this month ranged from...

  • Feb 24, 2022

    Toni Putnam, Winter, 1999. Image courtesy of Stair. The world often talks about art and artists. Less often do we hear about the role of an art foundry. However, the foundry plays a fundamental part in giving shape to the artist's vision. An art foundry is not only limited to fabricating an idea. It co-creates some of the most famous sculptures the...

  • Dec 1, 2021

    Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith (With Neck Brace), 1978. Image courtesy of Stair. Stair’s early December art auction will put underappreciated contemporary artists on the global map this season. Stair is summing up 2021 with an amalgamation of works spanning the 20th and 21st centuries. The sale offers paintings, works on paper, sculpture, and p...

  • Mar 1, 2021

    This March, Stair will offer an unusual auction that borders on the macabre. Collectors will find drawings of the human body in every style imaginable, from the realist to the absurd. The auction, held live on March 3rd, 2021, highlights the ‘Exquisite Corpse’ game of the Surrealists.  Annette Lemieux, Doug Starn, Mike Starn, and Timothy G...

  • Oct 2, 2020

    Drawing of Muffie Cunningham, Director, Decorative Arts at Stair Galleries. Photo courtesy of Stair. Ever look at a breathtaking apartment building and wonder who lives there... and how? Stair Galleries is offering collectors the opportunity to vicariously experience the living space and lifestyle of a legendary New York City power couple famous fo...

  • Sep 2, 2020

    Sir John Richardson at the Gagosian Gallery in 2014. Photo by The New York Times. Sir John Richardson's decades-long friendship with Pablo Picasso grew with visits to the artist's Vallauris home. “We were regularly going to see Picasso,” the late Richardson recalled. “He was very generous to me. He sensed somehow that I was going to write abo...

  • Aug 4, 2020

    John Richardson: A Scholar Collects Stair is pleased to offer the contents of Sir John Richardson’s lower Fifth Avenue loft on September 16 & 17, 2020 in what will certainly be one of our most interesting ‘lifestyle’ sales to date. With every room in his lushly decorated loft painted a different color and layered with a dizzying array of ...

  • Apr 22, 2020

    Mario Buatta in a room he decorated. Photo by Ted Harden and Courtesy Rizzoli. The first antique Mario Buatta acquired cost him $12, an 18th-century lap desk he bought at the age of 11. His father made sure the piece was fumigated before it entered the family home. "[Collecting] relates to your childhood," Buatta told Architectural Digest many year...

  • Mar 2, 2020

    New York, NY: Following on the huge success of Sotheby’s Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors auction, Stair of Hudson, New York, presents a series of three sales with online bidding on Bidsquare comprising of additional property from the Collection of Mario Buatta. Highlights include an extensive collection of porcelain, painted furniture, d...