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Welcome to Macklowe Gallery

About Us

Macklowe Gallery is the world's premier dealer of museum-quality 20th century decorative arts, and the largest global home of authenticated Tiffany Lamps. For nearly 50 years, we have been sought by scholars, museum curators and collectors for our specialty in French Art Nouveau furniture and objects, Tiffany Lamps and Tiffany glass, and fine jewelry. Our gallery ensures the authenticity of all of our pieces, which are thoughtfully selected for their artistic value, rarity and historic importance. With more than 6,000 square feet of gallery floor space directly on Park Avenue, we are able to display one of the most important and comprehensive collections in the world.

Over the years we have placed decorative works of art in major public, private and corporate clients’ collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, The Dallas Museum and the Australian National Gallery, among others. In 1995, founders Lloyd and Barbara Macklowe were honored as Collectors of the Year by the Virginia Museum.

Now under the leadership of Benjamin and Hillary Macklowe, Macklowe Gallery has re-dedicated itself to educating and promoting the next generation of innovative collectors. Ben Macklowe has been recognized in the industry as a thought leader and lectures regularly at Christie's, Sotheby's and Appraisal Industry events. Together with the gallery's team of curatorial experts, Ben and Hillary have authored books on Art Nouveau sculpture and jewelry that have become standards in the field.

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Meet the Team Our curators bring a combined century-plus of experience

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    Ben Macklowe

    Ben is a second-generation owner of the Macklowe Gallery, and has served as its President since 2012. Under his leadership, the gallery has become a digital innovator in the antiques space. He has appeared on television to discuss Tiffany lamps with Martha Stewart, lectured on Louis Comfort Tiffany at the Winterthur Museum and presented on the art glass of Emile Gallé at the Taft Museum of Art. He has also been quoted as an expert in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

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    Hillary Macklowe

    As Creative Director of Macklowe Gallery, Hillary brings a highly-trained eye and a BA in Fine Arts to all visual elements of the business, including photography, visual merchandising, and social media. She is a jewelry lover and collector, with a particular passion for Art Nouveau.

  • Ben

    Lary Matlick

    Lary is a founding member of Macklowe Gallery, overseeing all aspects of gallery operations, including sales and client relationships, since 1971.

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    Carol Federer

    As the Jewelry Director of Macklowe Gallery, Carol specializes in acquiring and selling unique and beautiful jewels. She has been with the gallery for more than 20 years, and holds a degree in gemology from the Gemological Institute of America. She has a special love of convertible jewelry.

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    Madeleine O'Hare

    Madeleine O’Hare currently serves as the Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives at Macklowe Gallery. She holds a BA in Art History from Wake Forest, as well as a Master’s Degree in Art & Museum Studies from Georgetown and a Certificate in Contemporary Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London.

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    Lloyd Macklowe

    Lloyd and Barbara founded Macklowe Gallery in 1966 with $300. During their first visit to Paris, they were enchanted by the mysterious beauty of Art Nouveau and a lifelong passion was born. While their original focus was on art glass and ceramics, Barbara's passion led Macklowe Gallery to become one of the most respected and celebrated sources for rare and collectible jewelry.