February 23, 2014 | Yale University Art Gallery: "Byobu: The Grandeur of Japanese Screens"; to July 6 (New Haven, Connecticut)
Delaware Art Museum: "'Bessed are thePeacemakers': Violet Oakley's The Angel of Victory (1941)"; to May 25 (Wilmington, Delaware)
Nova Southeastern University's Museum of Art: "William Glackens"; to June 1 (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
Ballet Dancer Seated on a Stool by Henri Matisse, French (1869-1954), 1927. Oil on canvas, 32 1/8 by 23 7/8 inches. The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland; photograph by Mitro Hood.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts: "Matisse: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art"; to May 18.
Toledo Museum of Art: "The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden"; to May 11 (Toledo, Ohio)
Portland Art Museum: "Venice: The Golden Age of Art and Music"; to May 11 (Portland, Maine)
February 15, 2014 | It's been more than half a century since the groundbreaking Loan Exhibition of Southern Furniture 1640-1820 held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1952, and much has happened since then, not just in the study of southern furniture but of the decorative arts of the region as a whole. It is time, indeed, to revisit the subject on a grand scale, and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is doing so with A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South, a new long-term exhibition that opens on February 15 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. It will include some 350 objects drawn from Colonial Williamsburg's collection as well as from fourteen private collectors and ten other institutions, chief among them the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with which CWF recently inaugurated an innovative five-year partnership. The furniture, paintings, silver and pewter, ceramics, and architectural elements-to nam…» More
February 14, 2014 | We have published 92 February covers since 1922, and at least fourteen of them contain allusions to Valentine's Day.
1: Possible breakup cover 2002
January 30, 2014 | In the mid-nineteenth century Baron Haussmann's famous transformation of Paris into the city of wide boulevards and parks that we now know erased a medieval Paris of narrow streets and congested neighborhoods. This older Paris was captured by the photographer Charles Marville just before its demolition. Marville also photographed the new Paris as well as doing cloud studies and other experiments with the camera. In this extensive exhibition of this contemporary of Nadar, the museum will account for Marville's life and the full range of his work.
Charles Marville, Photographer of Paris • January 29 to May 4
Arts et Métiers (Ancien Modèle) by Charles Marville (1813-1879), 1864. Albumen silver print from glass negative. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
January 24, 2014 | Bamboo Yards, Kyobashi Bridge from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo by Utagawa Hiroshige I (1797-1858), 1857. Woodblock print. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
"Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Hill Collection"; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
"Stories in Sterling; Four Centuries of Silver in New York"; Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beam, FL
"Charles Marville, Photographer of Paris"; Metropolitan Museumof Art, New York City
"Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum"; Portland Museumof Art, ME
"Rugs in the Caucasus"; Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens
"Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan"; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
"Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art"; Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
"Between Mountains and Seas: Arts of the Ancient Andes"; Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin
by Émile Jacques Ruhlmann (1879-1933), 1926. Macassar ebony, amaranth, and ivory. Metropolitan Museum of Art. By Cynthia Drayton» View All