The Market | By Katy Kiick

Events: Exhibitions, symposiums, and lectures through December

October 30, 2014  |  

ALABAMA

Montgomery Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts: "Alexander Archipenko: Dreizehn Steinzichnun­gen"; November 29 to January 18, 2015. "The Grand Tour: Prints from Rome, Florence, Venice, Paris, and London"; to November 23. "Imprint­ing the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imag­ined"; November 8 to January 4, 2015.

ARIZONA

Tucson Tucson Museum of Art: "La Vida Fantas­tica: Selections from the Latin American Folk Art Collection"; to June 30, 2015.

ARKANSAS

Bentonville Crystal Bridges Museum of Amer­ican Art: "Born of Fire: Ceramic Art from Re­gional Collections"; to March 2, 2015. "John James Audubon and the Artist as Naturalist"; to January 5, 2015.

CALIFORNIA

LosAngeles Autry National Center: "Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork"; to April 26, 2015.* "Route 66: The Road and the Romance"; to January 4, 2015.

J. Paul Getty Center: "Drawing in the Age of Rubens"; to January 11, 2015. "World War I: War of Images, Images of War"; November 18 to April 19, 20…» More

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Current & Coming | By Katy Kiick

Events: Exhibitions, symposiums, and lectures

September 24, 2014  |  For more, visit our calendar.

On view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart" to November 2.

 

ALABAMA

Montgomery Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts: "Grand Tour: Prints from Rome, Florence, Venice, Paris, and London"; September 27 to November 23.

ARIZONA

Phoenix Phoenix Art Museum: "Antonio Ber­ni: Juanito and Ramona"; to September 21.*

Tucson Tucson Museum of Art: "Trails to Rails: John Mix Stanley and the Pacific Railroad Sur­vey of the 1850s"; to September 28.

ARKANSAS

Bentonville Crystal Bridges Museum of Amer­ican Art: "Born of Fire: Ceramic Art in Regional Collections"; to March 2, 2015.

CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles Autry National Center: "Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork"; to April 26, 2015.* # "Route 66: The Road and the Romance"; to January 4, 2015.

J. Paul Getty Center: "Chivalry in the Middle Ages"; to November 30. # "Rococo to…» More

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Events: Exhibitions, symposiums, and lectures

July 3, 2014  |  Fore more, visit our calendar.

Left: Eagle by Bernard Langlais, ,ca. 1964, raw and painted wood, 96 x 48 x 3 inches, Colby College Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Langlais. Photo: Pixel Acuity.  On view at Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine. July 19 to January 4, 2015.

ALABAMA

Montgomery Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts: "Origins: The First Twenty-Five Years of the MMFA Collection"; July 12 to August 31.

ARIZONA

Phoenix Phoenix ArtMuseum: "Antonio Berni: Juanito and Ramona"; to September 21.* # "William H. Johnson: An American Mod­ern"; to July 13.*

ARKANSAS

Bentonville Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: "American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of revolution"; to September 15.* # "Born of Fire: Ceramic Art in Regional Collections"; to March 2, 2015.

CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles Autry National Center: "Flo­ral Journey: Native North American Bead­work"; to April 26, 2015.* # "Route 66: The Road and the Romance"; to January 4, 2015.

J. Paul…» More

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From the Archives | By Katy Kiick

Independence Day covers by the numbers

July 2, 2014  |  We have published 92 July covers since 1922, and at least twenty-three of them contain allusions to Independence Day.

Some figures:

22:  Number of eagles

9:  Flags

7:  Military men

6:  Indenpendence Day-themed covers in the 1960s, the most of any decade. The 1940s had 5.

3:  Drums

1:  Invitation to buy war bonds

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Current & Coming | By Katy Kiick

Moser: Designing Modern Vienna 1897-1907

May 23, 2013  |  The exhibition opening today at the Neue Galerie in New York City focuses on the decorative arts, furniture, and graphic design of Koloman Moser (1868-1918), beginning with his co-founding of the Vienna Secession in 1897 and culminating with his departure from the Wiener Werkstätte in 1907.

The three main galleries are set up chronologically, the first covering the end of the nineteenth century and focusing on Moser's development from painter to designer and teacher, and his subsequent graphic-design work and glass and ceramic creations. Highlights include a sample of an 1899 textile Schwämme (Mushrooms) and a large cigar cabinet with elaborate mahogany and maple-burl inverse marquetry from 1900. Thematically, the room introduces the Vienna Secession and its promotion of Gesamtkunstwerk-a notion reinforced by the design of the gallery which is itself a "total art work." The walls have been stenciled with the large-scale rose pattern often seen in Moser's work, and the ros…» More

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