Articles

Posted 02/17/09

The lure of provenance

February 2009 | The much celebrated collections of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé to be sold this month in Paris is almost as notable for its roster of previous owners as for the objects themselves.

Posted 02/17/09

America in 3 by 5

February 2009 | The great photographer, Walker Evans, began collecting picture postcards as a boy, years before he ever snapped his first picture. Throughout his life he celebrated them, wrote about them, experimented with the format, and continued to collect them.

Posted 02/10/09

A rare Kem Weber chair shows the European side of American modernism

May 2008 | A rare Kem Weber chair shows the European side of American modernism

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.  

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