Press Clippings and Exhibitions

Magazine Profiles

Features and Interviews with George About the Gallery

Since 1993, when George opened his gallery, it has been featured in national, international and regional decorating, lifestyle and general interest magazines, and George has been quoted as an expert on various categories of antiques and collecting. We've assembled a collection of these articles on our web site, and you can read excerpts by following the links below.

Antiques Roadshow Insider Connecticut Cottages and Gardens magazine Page from Country Living

Antiques Roadshow Insider  (far left) The article "Earth to Collectors" informed fans of the PBS program Antiques Roadshow about globe collecting. George's insights are prominently featured. Read what he had to say.

Connecticut Cottages & Gardens  (center left) George discusses the market for antique celestial prints, and examples from our inventory illustrate this article in July 2006. Read more here.

Country Living  (center left) Our inventory of gavels is highlighted in the October 2000 article Vintage Gavels. Read more about our gavels or purchase them.

Southwest Airlines Spirit   (near right) An article in Southwest's in-flight magazine in August 2000 captured the ambiance of the Gallery as well as George's approach to globe collecting. Read selections from The World In His Hands.

Victorian Homes  (far right) Globes sold by the George Glazer Gallery to a private collector were featured in the article, Global Wonders, in December 2002 (above right). George is quoted in the article. Read more here.

Elle Decor  (near left) George is interviewed by Kendall Cronstrom in Elle Decor's fourth installment in their series on what drives a collection: Global Impact, in 1998. Read more here.

'The World in His Hands,' Soutwest Airlines Spirit Article from Victorian Homes Magazine Elle Decor Article
Aladin

Aladin  (left) They've come from all over to interview George. In 1999, it was a French magazine, for an article entitled "Monsieur Univers".

New York Magazine cover

New York Magazine  (left) A 1996 feature on The New Dealers, the new generation of "quirky, cool antiques dealers" leads with a full-page photo and article on George. Read it here.

Cigar Aficionado  (right) George was interviewed by the well-known art critic Judd Tully for the article Thinking Globally, in the August 2001 issue (right). Read more.

Cigar Aficianado article
Country Living article 'The Globe Guy,' Elle Decor

Country Living  (far left) George talks about the history of American globes in Small Worlds: Collectors are responding to the universal appeal of globes, 1997. Read more.

Elle Decor  (near left) George was a featured entrepreneur in "The Globe Guy: Worlds of Difference," 1996. The writer notes, "The objects in George D. Glazer's Upper East Side gallery do not lack for personality, and neither does their keeper." Read more.

Dallas & Fort Worth Home Living  (right) George talks about collecting globes in Global Warming: Collectors are cozying up to the notion of gathering globes, March 1999. Read more.

Dallas Home Living Article - March 1999

Vanity Fair (near right) The opening of the George Glazer Gallery in 1994 was featured. Read more.

The Map Collector  (center right) George was interviewed in 1994. Read more.

Tuftonia  (far right) George's alma mater, Tufts University, profiled him in the alumni magazine. Read more.

Showcase masthead

Showcase  (left) In 2001, George was interviewed for a short feature, Going Global. Read more.

Vanity Fair article The Map Collector page Tuftonia profile

TV & Radio Appearances

George has made a number of TV and radio appearances as an antiques expert on national shows such as Martha Stewart Living and the PBS antiques show Find! hosted by Leigh and Leslie Keno. See the complete list below.

Find with the Kenos

Find!  Leigh and Leslie Keno paid a visit to the George Glazer Gallery on Episode 125 of their PBS TV show about antiques. Find more here.

Common Ground George was interviewed by Keith Porter in a segment titled Spinning the Globe for this weekly nationally-syndicated program on world affairs. Program aired February 2002.

Common Ground

Martha Stewart Living Television Program

Watch George's appearances on MarthaStewart.com:

Martha Stewart hosted three lively globe demonstrations with George 1999 and 2002. Watch the videos at the links above, or read more on our web site: Rare Astronomy Teaching Devices (Tellurians & Orreries) (2002) Celestial Globes (2001) and American Globes (1999).

Fox 5 New York at Bonhams
Fox Style Segment

Fox 5 News, New York City  (left)
George was interviewed at Bonhams auction house during the History of Science sale. More here.

Fox 5 News, New York City  (right)
George and the gallery were featured for a Fox Style segment in the fall of 1996 on New York City's weeknight Fox News. View photos.

Museum & Historical Exhibitions

George's expertise in the study of globes and globemaking has also been recognized by scholars and curators in cartography and decorative arts. He has loaned globes to museum exhibitions across the United States, including the Adler Planetarium and the Bruce Museum of Arts and Sciences, and has lectured on the history of American globes.

Boscobel, Fanny Palmer lithographBoscobel

Forged by FireIndia House

Cosmologies at James Cohan GalleryJames Cohan Gallery

The Bruce MuseumBruce Museum

Lane Pocket GlobeAdler Planetarium

The Greatest Grid  The George Glazer Gallery has loaned several maps and views of Manhattan to the Museum of the City of New York for the special exhibition The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011, an exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the plan laying out the streets of the city. The maps and views are also reproduced and described in the accompanying exhibition book. Read more here.

Boscobel House & Gardens  The Gallery loaned a Fanny Palmer lithograph to Home on the Hudson, a 2009 summer special exhibition at this historic house museum of 19th C. Hudson River School paintings and prints. The Palmer print was also reproduced in the accompanying catalog. Read more here.

James Cohan Gallery  The Gallery loaned to Cosmologies, a thematic exhibition at this New York City art gallery, comprised of works from a wide range of cultures and eras up to the present. Read more here.

India House Club  The Gallery loaned two 19th-century maps of New York City to Forged by Fire, an exhibition honoring the anniversary of September 11, 2001 that documented the rebuilding of Lower Manhattan after fires in the 18th and 19th centuries. Read more here.

Bruce Museum of Arts & Sciences  (4th row left) The gallery loaned a combination orrery-tellurian and a moon globe to the exhibition Space 2001: To the Moon and Beyond, on view January 14 through April 15, 2001. Read more here.

Adler Planetarium  (bottom left) One of our globes actually orbited the earth. Collector Robert Gordon donated a Lane Pocket Globe from the George Glazer Gallery to Chicago's Adler Planetarium. The Adler arranged for astronaut John Grunsfeld to bring it on a space shuttle mission on December 19, 1999.

San Francisco Airport  (3rd row right) In the fall of 2000, the Gallery loaned a group of globes to the San Francisco Airport Commission Exhibition, A History of American Globes, 1820 to Present. The previous year we loaned an 1894 globe to another exhibition there, A Moment in Time--The Twentieth Century at a Glance. More exhibition photos.

Stewart Museum Globe Symposium and Book Review  (bottom right) George joined globe scholars from around the world at the Stewart Museum Globe Symposium in Montreal in October 2000, on the occasion of a special exhibition of the Stewart Museum's fine collection of globes entitled "Yes! The World is Round" (February 2000 to March 2001). Read more.

The Greatest GridGreatest Grid

Forged by FireIndia House

Globes on exhibit at San Francisco AirportSan Francisco Airport

Sphaerae book coverStewart Museum

Collecting, Decorating & Shopping Features

George Glazer and items from the gallery have been featured in major publications, including The New York Times, Forbes, Elle Decor and Architectural Digest:

New York Cottages and Gardens Connecticut Cottages and Gardens Moda Operandi Worthwhile Magazine Forbes Life magazine page Robb Report magazine page New York Times Home and Garden section Art and AntiquesArchitectural Digest New Jersey Life magazine Domino magazine page Details Elle layout

New York Cottages & Gardens (left) The featured antique in the Sept. 2015 issue is an armillary sphere from our gallery. Full-page article here.

Architectural Digest
(right) Neoclassical architecturals from the gallery in interior designer Alexa Hampton's Manhattan apartment. See what she had to say about them here.

Connecticut Cottages & Gardens
(left) Yacht club flags from the gallery in interior designer Jane Capellini's waterfront home in Essex, CT. Photo here.

Connecticut Cottages & Gardens
(right) Botanical prints from the gallery complement the modern decor of a home in Greenwich, CT. Photo here.

Moda Operandi
(left) The Gallery was included in the Father's Day Gift Guide on this chic shopping site. See what they chose here.

Elle Décor
(right) Four prints of insects and butterflies by E.A. Séguy purchased from the Gallery decorate a restored historic home in New Orleans. See them here.

Worthwhile
(left) The magazine includes the Gallery in its "Worth a Look" section of "fresh looks and new ideas." Read it here.

Forbes Life, 2012
(right) The George Glazer Gallery is recommended to globe collectors by Forbes Life. Read the article.

Forbes Life, 2011
(left) George, along with other prominent New York map dealers and experts from Sotheby's and Christie's auction houses, shares his advice on the topic of collecting antique maps. Read what he had to say.

Robb Report
(left) An early American globe from the George Glazer Gallery is featured in the Robb Report, "The Global Luxury Source." Read the article.

Country Living
(right) Antique and vintage classroom items, including a globe from the George Glazer Gallery, are recommended as charming and affordable collectibles for home decor. Read more.

New York Times
(left) A black ocean globe from the Gallery appeared in a Home & Garden section feature on a vacation getaway by the partners in S. Russell Groves, a Manhattan interior design firm. Read more here.

The Spectator
This British magazine turned to George for info on globe collecting. Read what he had to say.

Partners & Spade
(right) Globes from the George Glazer Gallery form the center display at the grand opening of the Greenwich Village shop Partners & Spade in 2009 and were featured in photos in The Scout, New York Times and New York Observer. There was additional press coverage in New York magazine in 2010. In the summer of 2011, Partners & Spade installed some of our globes in their pop-up boutique in the Lane Crawford department store in Hong Kong. Read more.

Art + Auction
George is among the international experts quoted in this article on opportunities for globe collecting. Read some of his observations.

Art & Antiques
(left) A rare 19th century miniature globe from the Gallery is featured, with George's comments. Shown here.

Southern Accents
(right) George lends his expertise to an article for beginning globe collectors. Read more.

Architectural Digest
(left) Our gallery is one of the "Discoveries by Designers." -- in this case Mitchell Turnbough, one of the "AD 100." Read more.

Kansas City Star
(right) The article "New World View," about decorating with globes, quoted George and showed one of the Gallery's globes. See it here.

New Jersey Life
(left) The magazine recommends one of our celestials as a counterpoint to modern furniture for decorating the den. See it here.

Domino
(left) One of our model staircases was featured as a favorite of designer Alexa Hampton in Domino magazine. Read more.

Village Voice Best of NYC 2005
(right) We were dubbed "Best Antique-Globe Gallery" and compared to the "world's coolest attic". Read their comments here.

Southern Accents
(right) According to a decorating feature in the Sept.-Oct. 2005 issue, "An antique globe, such as this 1930s example from George Glazer Gallery, is a must-have in any stylish yet studious library." See the page here.

International Herald Tribune
George is one of the experts quoted in an article about what aspiring map collectors need to know. See what he had to say here.

Details Magazine
(left) Our antique map of Paris was featured as a backdrop in a collage-style photograph of holiday gifts in the December 2004 issue of Details magazine. See the photograph here.

The New York Times
(right) In an article about New York interior designer D.D. Allen's four residences, George Glazer Gallery was cited as being where Ms. Allen obtained her vintage models of lighthouses and photographs of sail boats. Read more.

Town & Country
(below left and right) The magazine came to the gallery in search of "Posh Presents" and found our Cary Celestial Pocket Globe which it put in a layout in the December 2000 issue. Two years earlier the Gallery had provided antiques for a special "Traveling in Style" page. Read more here.

Elle Decor
(left) The Globe Trotters, a traveler's accessories layout appearing December 1999, featured one of the Gallery's globes. Read more.

Vogue
(right) The Gallery was mentioned in a piece titled Secrets of the Most Glamorous Globe-trotters in the April 1998 issue. Read more here.

Colonial Homes
(below center) A globe from the gallery is among the antiques created for "The Cultivated Man" in this article for the July 1998 issue. See it here.

Detroit News Online Article
Scripps Howard News Service, "Antique globes, maps give worldly air to home decor," July 6, 1998.

Worth Magazine
Dean Robinson, "Extra Terrestrials: There's a whole world of globes out there," October 1994.

'Posh Presents,' Town and Country Article Colonial Homes - July 1998 Town and Country - December, 1998
Architectural Digest Connecticut Cottages and Gardens Elle Decor Forbes Life Magazine Country Living Magazine Partners and Spade store interior Southern Accents Kansas City Star New World View Village Voice Best of New York City 2005 Southern Accents Magazine page House Proud  -- Four Experiments in Little Living Vogue, April 1998

Prop Rental

Prop stylists and set designers borrow antiques from the Gallery for store window displays, television and film sets, and magazine photo shoots. Find out how to rent a prop here.

Bergdorf Goodman Store Windows

Bergdorf Goodman Fifth Avenue Windows
Globes from the Gallery formed the backdrop for women's fall fashions at Bergdorf's Fifth Avenue store windows in 2012 (above). Read more.

Bergdorf's also borrowed our antiques for window displays in 2006 (below).

Bergdorf windown 2006
Bergdorf Goodman Men's Store Windows

Bergdorf Goodman Men's Store Windows Globes from the Gallery were integrated into window displays at the Men's store (above) in 2009, in 2002 (below) and in 1999. Follow the links to view more pictures.

Bergdorf Goodman displays
Bill Clinton on the cover of Time Magazine, holding a globe from the George Glazer Gallery

Time Magazine
Bill Clinton holds a globe from the Gallery on the cover in October 2012. How we worked with the prop stylist.

BusinessUSVI magazine cover

BusinessUSVI
A globe from the George Glazer Gallery decorates the cover of the premiere issue of this magazine in 2011. More here.

GQ and Nordstrom's Men's Shop

GQ & Nordstrom's Men's Shop
Globes from our gallery were chosen for the decor at the GQ & Nordstrom's Men's Shop during New York Fashion Week in Fall 2012. More here.

Ralph Lauren store window

Ralph Lauren
The September 2007 Back-to-School display featured globes from the Gallery. See them here.

Ralph Lauren Store Windows

Ralph Lauren Back to School Windows
Items from the gallery decorated the store windows in August-September 2014. See more pictures.

Elle Magazine photo

Elle Magazine
(above) An Internet travel company's CEO is surrounded by globes at the George Glazer Gallery for an article in the April 2005 issue. Read more.

Special Events: Showhouses, Fairs & Galas

Interior designers have borrowed items from the Gallery for designer show houses and for gala events such as parties. The Gallery has also been featured by auction houses and participated in antique fairs and shows, and George has given talks at some of these events.

Campion Platt centerpiece design

Lenox Hill Fundraiser
(above) Vintage globes borrowed from the Gallery formed the centerpiece of a table setting designed by Campion Platt for a Lenox Hill Neighborhood House fundraising dinner. View more photos and information.

Antique show

Fall Antiques Show, The Pier, New York CityGeorge's booth at this 1994 show had plenty of globes and prints and a few whimsical surprises. View pictures.

Rare Book and Manuscript Conference

Library Association Conference
(above) George spoke to the association of rare book librarians about the Internet and the marketplace for cultural materials.
Read a summary of his remarks.

Miami Map Fair, 2001

Miami Map Fair(right) In February, 2001, George demonstrated his expert knowledge as a featured speaker at this event in Florida. Read more.

The Well-Appointed Room, Doyle New York

Doyle New York
(above) The Gallery was featured in The Well-Appointed Room auction at Doyle New York. Pictures of items and preview exhibition here.

Design using Antique Globes from the Gallery

Design with Globes In 1996, interior designer Julia Bayer used globes from the Gallery for her client. View her designs.

The Seven Seas, Nantucket

The Seven Seas, Nantucket
Globes, maps and prints from the George Glazer Gallery were offered at The Seven Seas galleries in Nantucket during the summer of 2004. View more photos.

Wendy Armory Show

Wendy Armory Show In 1994, George was represented at this national and regional antiques show. Read more.

This Old Showhouse interior with globe

This Old Showhouse
A Johnston 18-inch floor globe with classical Empire stand was borrowed from the George Glazer Gallery by interior designer Eric Cohler for the main room of This Old Showhouse in Carlisle, MA. Read more.

National Symphony Showhouse

National Symphony Showhouse, Washington, DC
In September of 2000, the gallery provided this showhouse with a custom-designed leather-bound library. Interior design by Gary R. Lovejoy. See more pictures.

Lotos Club April in Paris Event

Lotos Club, Manhattan
For the "April in Paris" event in 2015, George brought Paris-related prints and views from the Gallery. See them here.

New Jersey showhouse with globe

2005 Designer Showhouse of New Jersey
This room incorporated a Joslin floor globe from the Gallery. Read more.

Events at the Gallery

Gatherings at the Gallery
View photographs from a couple of past social events at the Gallery.

Book Illustrations

Maps and celestials from the gallery have been reproduced in books including several pictorial maps in You Are Here by Katherine Harmon (Princeton Architectural Press: 2004).

You Are Here book

You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination (left) Several maps from the inventory of the George Glazer Gallery were selected by author Katharine Harmon for her 2004 book You Are Here. Read more here.

Donna Walker, A Map of the Hamptons, Long Island, New York

Map of the Hamptons (right) The George Glazer Gallery commissioned a map of the Hamptons, New York which was then featured on a two-page spread in the book, In the Spirit of the Hamptons by Kelly Killoren-Bensimon. Read more here.

Campion Platt, Made to Order, book cover

Made to Order (left) An antique slate globe from the gallery is included in a photo of one of Campion Platt's colorful modernist interior designs in this lavishly illustrated book from 2010. See it here.

The Greatest Grid book

The Greatest Grid (right) The Gallery loaned six maps and views of Manhattan to the Museum of the City of New York for this special exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the plan laying out the streets of the city. Four of them are also reproduced and described in the accompanying exhibition book. Read more here.

Banvard's Folly

Banvard's Folly (right) Writer and editor Dave Eggers chose a detail of a chart from the Gallery's collection for his design of the cover of a book by his colleague Paul S. Collins. Read more here.

Incognito book cover

Incognito (right) A hand-colored engraving of Castle Howard from the early 19th century decorates the cover of the 2009 reissue of Suzanne Allain's novel Incognito. More information here.

Saving a Century of Progress

Saving a Century of Progress (above) A painting of the 1933 Chicago's World Fair illustrates the 2014 book Saving a Century of Progress. See it here.