Articles

Posted 02/04/09

Asa Ames: New Discoveries

August 2009 | The revelation of the rare daguerreotype portrait of Asa Ames, and the new research that has come to light over the past few years, urge a reexamination of the artist's oeuvre.

Posted 02/04/09

Windows on the past: Watercolors of long-vanished houses and gardens

August 2008 | Earlier this year the New York Times ran a report on the “new” trend of homeowners hiring celebrated photographers to document their houses.  

Posted 02/04/09

Showmanship and fantasy: the designs of James Mont

July 2008 | From the early 1930s and into the 1960s, Mont was one of the most prominent designers and decorators on the East Coast. His forte was creating furniture that offered a stylish and dramatic, yet modern, take on historical forms and details.

Posted 02/04/09

Bold, bright, and underappreciated: British furniture at mid-century

June 2008 | A review of British design archives and of the wares for sale by vintage design dealers in London and elsewhere, however, suggests that a disdain for mid-century British furnishings is misplaced.

Posted 02/03/09

The baptism of Pocahontas

January 2009 | The legend of Pocahontas is a thread inextricably woven into our country's history. Her image has adorned everything from oil paintings to cans of chewing tobacco and is found no less than three times in the Rotunda of the nation's Capitol.

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