Bloom Fine Art and Antiques is an eBay PowerSeller and a former Sothebys.com Associate. The owners are the third generation in their family to be involved with the arts and antique trade. We are private brokers who sell fine art and antiques online from our office/warehouse in Brooklyn, New York. We have been a member of eBay since 2000 and and as of August 2010, we have achieved Top-Rated Seller status with a positive feedback rating of 100% over the last 12 months.
Our Office/Warehouse Location:
618 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11218
Lisa Bloom teaches art history and women's studies and has a Ph.D from the University of California. She brings many years of background in art and antiques to this enterprise. She has taught at a number of West Coast universities and has published articles and edited an anthology on gender and contemporary art titled With Other Eyes: Looking at Race and Gender in Visual Culture" (University of Minnesota Press, 1999) and more recently, Jewish Identities in American Feminist Art: Ghosts of Ethnicity( Routledge, 2006). In July of 2000, she completed the required exam in Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice from the Appraisers Association of America. In November of 2007 she presented a paper titled "The Contradictory Circulation of Art and Antiques on Ebay" at the annual Appraisers Association of America conference in New York City.
Director of Decorative Arts & Sculpture
Jessica Mizrachi received her BA in Art History from Cornell University. A deep interest in material culture led her to the Bard Graduate Center, where she received her MA in the History of Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture. Her Master's thesis was a study of a small antique shop in upstate New York where she worked during and after her time at Cornell. Prior to Bloom Antiques, Jessica held positions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, and The Jewish Museum in New York City.
Director of Fine Art
Alessandra Merrill received her BA in Art History from Bard College and her MA in Decorative Arts & Design from Parsons The New School. Prior to Bloom Antiques, Alessandra held positions at The Morgan Library, The Cooper-Hewitt Museum, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. After working in museums for years, she was ready for a transition into the more hands-on commercial sector of the art world.