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EXHIBITION

Armenia gets its due

By James Gardner

An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art shines a spotlight on the impressive cultural oeuvre of an overlooked civilization

The Magazine ANTIQUES and MODERN Magazine's Memorial Day Weekend in Hudson

THE LATEST

Everything must go at Boscobel! - The historic house in Garrison, New York is presenting a lively exhibition of furniture made for the long haul
Artist of the Land of Enchantment - This year, New Mexico celebrates the centenary of the arrival of Gustave Baumann, the master printmaker who captured the state’s magic—from its deserts to its deep forests.
Absent minded - It’s only late summer, but I believe we can already declare an award for bravest museum of the year: the National Portrait Gallery, in Washington, DC.
Editor’s Letter: September/October 2018 - “Do you read German?” The question was asked as my folks and I, a few weeks ago, were poking around a new shop near their home in the Hudson valley called Quittner Antiques. It almost startled me.
Guided by voices: An exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum examines the career of Hilma af Klint - When the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint died in 1944, a few days shy of her eighty-second birthday, she left more than twelve hundred paintings and drawings, along with some 124 notebooks, sketch pads, and book manuscripts containing approximately twenty-six thousand pages of written notes and reflections.

A portrait takes shape
Art

A portrait takes shape

By Eve M. Kahn
The artist Annie Traquair Lang begins to emerge from the shadow of her mentor and paramour, William Merritt Chase.

Take the 3 train (or the 2)
EXHIBITIONS

Take the 3 train (or the 2)

By Diana L. Linden
On 135th Street in Harlem, one of New York’s most remarkable public art collections can be seen and studied at the Schomburg Center.


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2017 HIGHLIGHTS

ART

Missing pieces

By Elizabeth Hutton Turner

FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS

Presidential Appointments

By Carswell Rush Berlin

EXHBITIONS

A stitch in wartime

By Stacy C. Hollander and Annette Gero

FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS

Thomas Jefferson’s Letter Rack

By Elizabeth Pochoda


BOOKS

Black Dolls

By Margo Jefferson

EXHIBITIONS

Gray Matters

By Jennifer Goff

ART

Mourning Becomes Them

By Catherine E. Kelly

Living with Antiques

Living with Antiques: Cajun and Creole

By Chris Waddington


SPOTLIGHT

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

  • Connector.

    Gregory Cerio, Editor-in-Chief

    “Do you read German?” The question was asked as my folks and I, a few weeks ago, were poking around a new shop near their home in the Hudson valley called Quittner Antiques. It almost startled me. Not because the question was out of context— we were looking at a framed print of the Brooklyn Bridge with a German inscription—but because of the tone of voice in which the young woman at the shop counter posed it: a keen, downright bushy-tailed manner that seemed to promise I can tell you all about it. more...


WHERE TO GO,
WHAT TO SEE

To celebrate the publication of Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family, written and photographed by Pieter Estersohn, our friends at Hudson Hall, the venerable arts center in the city of Hudson, NY, have organized a series of tours and lectures. Learn more by clicking here.


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