Posted 10/30/14

A tale of two sofas

The rare duo by John Henry Belter, now restored and on display at the VMFA, were well suited to their long and glamorous role in Washington's social scene 

Posted 10/30/14

They all slept here

An eighteenth-century house and its collections in Kinderhook, New York

Posted 10/15/14

Palaces regained

Of the many Lobkowicz palaces occupied by the Nazis and seized by the Communists during the past century, four have now been restored and opened to the public 

Posted 09/24/14

The democratization of glamour

The Mu­seum of Fine Arts, Boston's glittering exhibition Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen documents this shift in American style and stylishness in the 1930s and 1940s

Posted 09/24/14

Lost (and found) illusions

Inspired by the visual pleasures of letter-rack paintings, a master carver creates his own versions in three dimensions

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