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Posted 08/10/09

Trench Art of the Great War

August 2009 | During World War I the popular French magazine Le Pays de France sponsored a series of competitions for the best art pieces created by French soldiers. The magazine called these objects l’artisanat des tranchées.

Posted 08/10/09

Utility, artistry, and soul: The collection of Allan and Penny Katz

August 2009 | The qualities that dealers Allan and Penny Katz admire in sculptural folk art are evident in their collection and in their lives. 

Posted 07/17/09

Living with antiques: The Juan Jose Prada house

July 2009 | Santa Fe is known for its earthy elegance and a carefully tended exoticism. Few people have contributed more visibly to its artistic ambience in recent decades than Nedra Matteucci and her husband, Richard. Photography by Tony Bonanno.

Posted 07/17/09

The art of the missions of northern New Spain

July 2009 | To sustain them on their lengthy, rigorous, and potentially dangerous journeys, many missionaries brought works of art with them are now the states of Durango,

Posted 07/16/09

Creating the West in art

July 2009 | For about two generations now, a group of American museums has been exploring the nature and significance of western art. It was exactly fifty years ago that the Whitney Gallery of Western Art (sister institution to New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art) was founded with that charge as its mission.

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