Happening February 6 — Off the Wall: New Directions in Poster Collecting

Join Us Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 6:00 PM ET
Panel to Begin at 6:30 PM ET

At Swann Galleries: 104 East 25th Street, 6th Floor, NYC

Join Swann President, and Vintage Poster Director, Nicholas D. Lowry, for a panel conversation on new directions unfolding in poster collecting with Johan Kugelberg, owner of Boo-Hooray Gallery, and Angelina Lippert, Chief Curator and Director of Content at Poster House.

On view: The Subculture Sale

About the Speakers

Johan Kugelberg

Johan Kugelberg runs Boo-Hooray, a Manhattan-based company specializing in subculture archiving. He is a prolific author and a long-standing professor at Rare Book School where he lectures on post-war book arts. 

Angelina Lippert

Angelina Lippert is the Chief Curator and Director of Content of Poster House in New York City, the first museum in the United States dedicated to the art and history of the poster. She is the author of The Art Deco Poster and has lectured at SVA, The Cooper Union, NYU, Pratt, The New York Times, the American Center Moscow, Columbia University, and The Sotheby’s Institute of Art. She was a recipient of the Emily Hall Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curator through Hyperallergic, and has written for The Muse by the Clio Awards as well as the New York Journal of Books. 

Nicholas D. Lowry

Nicholas D. Lowry is President and Principal Auctioneer of Swann Auction Galleries, and is also the Director of Swann’s Vintage Posters Department. Nicholas joined Swann—the family business—in 1995.

In 2001 Nicholas was named President of Swann. As one of the world’s foremost authorities on vintage posters, he has spent nearly 25 years serving regularly as poster appraiser on the PBS television show Antiques Roadshow.

He currently sits on the Board of Governors of The National Arts Club, in New York City, for whom he is also Chairman of the Fine Arts Committee and is a member of the Advisory Board of New York’s Poster House Museum where he was also a founding patron.

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