The Magazine Antiques - Most Recent From the editor's desk Posts The most recent posts for in From the editor's desk. http://www.themagazineantiques.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:00:59 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Editor's letter, July/August 2014 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2014-07-15/editors-letter-j-a-2014/ <p>After all these years of mining the field of folk art, there are still surprises-from the little known to the well known but little discussed</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, May/June 2014 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2014-05-01/editors-letter-may-june-2014-1/ <p>Tucked into nearly every issue of ANTIQUES are the words and works of living artists for whom the things we value here are a significant source of inspiration</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Thu, 01 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, March/April 2014 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2014-03-10/editors-letter-marchapril-2014/ <p>To my eye Marville's streetscapes look a little like crime scenes--they hint at a future of permanent upheaval</p> ANTIQUES Staff Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, January/February 2014 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2014-01-09/editors-letter-january-february-2014/ <p>My preference is for twenty-first-century interventions in the past that do not try to remake it in our image</p> ANTIQUES Staff Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, November/December 2013 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2013-11-06/editors-letter-november-december-2013/ <p>Are New Yorkers the most parochial people on the planet?&nbsp;</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Michael K. Brown (1953-2013) http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2013-09-10/michael-k-brown-1/ <p>We at ANTIQUES mourn the death of Michael K. Brown, a great friend of the magazine and a cherished member of the American decorative arts family. Our November-December issue will include a tribute to him as a man of enormous kindness, scholarship, humor, and loyalty.</p> Staff Tue, 10 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's Letter, July/August 2013 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2013-07-02/editors-letter-julyaugust-2013/ <p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 </xml><![endif]--></p> <p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 </xml><![endif]--></p> <p>&nbsp;Many eloquent voices have been raised to save MoMA from taking this decade's first prize for stupidity</p> <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 10]> <mce:style><!/* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-fa--> Elizabeth Pochoda Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, May/June 2013 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2013-05-08/editors-letter-may-june-2013/ <p>In its helter-skelter fashion American arts patronage turns out to be remarkably efficient...</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, March/April 2013 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2013-03-11/editors-letter-march-april/ <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left;">If we cannot always tell the truth at least we can sometimes look it in the face.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, January/February 2013 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2013-01-23/editors-letter-january-february-2013/ <p>The armory strikes me as a wonderful amalgam of history and modernity, &nbsp;open to transormation and careful of the past.</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:18:00 +0100 Wendell Garrett (1929-2012) http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2012-11-16/wendell-garrett/ <p>There will be a celebration of Wendell's life at the Winter Antiques Show on January 28, 2013&nbsp;at 10:00 a.m. at the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.armoryonpark.org/visitor_information" target="_blank">Park Avenue Armory</a>&nbsp;in New York City. It will be a joyful occasion. This was a joyful man.&nbsp;</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Fri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's Letter, November/December 2012 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2012-11-06/letter-from-the-editor/ <p>Works of art have always been commercial objects, but they are crucially more than that...</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:12:00 +0100 Editor's Letter, September/October 2012 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2012-09-04/editors-letter-september-october-2012/ <p>Crude contradictions and useless dichotomies are on my mind just now.</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Tue, 04 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's Letter, July/August 2012 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2012-07-31/editors-letter-july-august-2012/ <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;Folk art&rsquo;s adventure persists precisely because of its capacity to include rather than exclude.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's Letter, May/June 2012 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2012-05-09/editors-letter-may-june-2012/ Elizabeth Pochoda Wed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's Letter, March/April 2012 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2012-03-12/editors-letter-3/ <p>You might think that showing a rock goddess's photos at a major museum would stir up my paranoia...</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Mon, 12 Mar 2012 00:00:00 +0100 Editor's letter, January 2009 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2010-01-08/editors-letter-january-2010/ <p>Editor's Letter from <em>The Magazine</em> ANTIQUES January/February 2010 issue.</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Fri, 08 Jan 2010 10:42:00 +0100 Editor's letter, December 2009 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2009-12-11/december-2009/ <p>Editor's Letter from <em>The Magazine</em> ANTIQUES December 2009 issue.</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Fri, 11 Dec 2009 12:06:00 +0100 Editor's letter, October 2009 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2009-10-23/october-editors-letter/ <p>Editor's Letter from <em>The Magazine</em> ANTIQUES October 2009 issue.</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:51:00 +0100 Editor's letter, September 2009 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/editors-letter/2009-09-25/editors-letter-1/ <p>Editor's Letter from <em>The Magazine</em> ANTIQUES September 2009 issue.</p> Elizabeth Pochoda Fri, 25 Sep 2009 12:51:00 +0100