Art & Antiques

Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Are you Damaging your Family Heirlooms? by Dr. Lori Verderame

Dr. Lori Verderame

It’s easy to spot obvious damage on your art, antiques, and collectibles when you are considering spring cleaning. Evidence like mold growing on your antique prints, a tear in an oil painting that grandma left to you, or a huge crack in a 1950s ceramic cookie jar are easy to identify. The real question is: Can you stop it before it starts? Yes. When it comes to properly displaying your art or antiques, some of […]

Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori – Great Antique Finds at Funfilled Events

By Dr. Lori Verderame At more than 150 events every year entitled Dr. Lori’s Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show, I appraise audience members’ heirlooms and antiques. I talk about history mostly and values too. Nothing is vetted beforehand as I appraise and authenticate objects on the spot at my events. I don’t know what object is going to be put in front of me at any of my appearances. I appraise and educate using years of […]