Stanley J Szaro
New York, Ny Usa
Stanley J. Szaro became an adjunct professor of 19th- and 20th-century American silver and 20th-century Mexican silver at New York University in 2012. Mr. Szaro focuses his courses on the various manufacturing techniques that have been utilized by both countries over time and introducing students to some of the industry’s most well-known figures, such as the United States’ Tiffany, Dominick & Haff, Wood & Hughes and Gorham and Mexican silver professionals Hector Aguilar, William Spratling, Los Castillo and Antonio Pineda. Stanley J. Szaro also discusses the current market for silverwork and recent market trends, so that students can provide future clients with informed appraisals.
Mr. Szaro also owns and manages Lauren Stanley Silver, a major dealer of American and Mexican silver. He often brings NYU students to the Lauren Stanley Silver facility in order to handle actual silver artifacts and objects. Mr. Szaro also facilitates field trips for his students at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where Curator Beth Carver Wees speaks to the students about the museum's collection,especially the rare 18th century American silver collection, especially the Paul Revere pieces.
Outside of his work in the silver industry, Stanley J. Szaro engages in charitable activities with organizations such as the Marble Collegiate Church, Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital and New Alternatives. He also enjoys following New York Yankees baseball and New York Giants football.