The Magazine Antiques - Most Recent News and Opinion The most recent items from The Magazine Antiques from the news and opinion category. http://www.themagazineantiques.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:57:47 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Palaces regained http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/palaces-regained/ <p>Of the many Lobkowicz palaces occupied by the Nazis and seized by the Communists during the past century, four have now been restored and opened to the public&nbsp;</p> By Paula Deitz Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100 The democratization of glamour http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/democratization-of-glamour/ <p>The Mu&shy;seum of Fine Arts, Boston's glittering exhibition <em>Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen </em>documents this shift in American style and stylishness in the 1930s and 1940s<!--[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-par >< >< ><--></p> By Janet Zapata Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Lost (and found) illusions http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/esterly-illusions/ <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Inspired by the visual pleasures of letter-rack paintings, a master carver creates his own versions in three dimensions</p> By David Esterly Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Uncommon women and the art of the common man http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/uncommon-women-and-art-of-the-common-man/ <p>The role of women in the discovery, promotion, and collecting of American folk art</p> By Avis Berman Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 A Fruitful Exchange http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/bardolph-a-fruitful-exchange-/ <p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 </xml><![endif]--><em></em></p> <p>The emergence of Native American floral beadwork, one of the rare benefits of contact with Euro-Americans, is displayed at the Autry National Center, where contemporary examples indicate the tradition's rich survival&nbsp;</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-s--> By Paige Bardolph Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Flagrant Delights http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/sigel-flagrant-delights/ <p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 </xml><![endif]--><em></em></p> <p>Within a larger collection of folk art, a group of erotica raises seldom-addressed questions about vernacular expressions of physical joy</p> By Lisa Z. Sigel Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0100 House of the spirits http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/house-of-the-spirits/ <p>Several centuries of regional art and architecture come together in Santa Fe's Roque Lobato house&nbsp;</p> By Laura Beach Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Breaking ground: British folk art at the Tate http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/british-folk-art/ <p>A millennium overdue, the first ever exhibition of British folk art arrives at Tate Britain&nbsp;</p> By Robert Young Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Touching nature http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/touching-nature/ <p>Like British poets, British artists have long been inspired by their native flora and fauna. An exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art displays the many shapes this inspiration has taken and continues to take&nbsp;</p> By Andrew Raftery Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Crossing borders, ignoring boundaries http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/crossing-borders/ <p>Three contemporary American artists offer their views on the influence of art and art&shy;ists in the American Folk Art Museum's pathbreaking <em>Self-Taught Geniu</em>s show, now open</p> By Meghan Dailey Sat, 10 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Harmonic inventions http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/harmonic-inventions-pochoda/ <p>Cedar House brings together art and nature, East and West, reflecting the global enthusiasms of its owner, H. Peter Stern, cofounder of Storm King Art Center</p> By Elizabeth Pochoda Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Visions and revisions of Paris http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/visions-and-revisions-of-paris/ <p>The photographs of Charles Marville were equal to the task of capturing the painful and exhilarating creation of the first great modern city</p> By James Gardner Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Late bloomers: The Purple Foliage Workshop http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/the-purple-foliage-workshop/ By Michael Cohen Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Art and industry http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/art-and-industry/ <p>An enterprising Pennsylvania couple refurbishes an arts and crafts house, the setting for their growing collection of American art and design&nbsp;</p> By Laura Beach Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Audubon's birds, Audubon's words http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/audubons-birds-audubons-words/ <p>It was not his first language, but Audubon's English delivers the artist's pungent, intimate, and indispensible descriptions of his art&nbsp;</p> By Benjamin Weiss Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0100 The unfashionable delights of Raoul Dufy http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/minstrel-of-joy-dufy/ <p>The joy Dufy depicts is at once vitally contemporary and infinitely ancient and that paradox is played out in the formal terms of his art</p> By James Gardner Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Saying the V-word http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/saying-the-v-word/ Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Talking past and present http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/talking-past-and-present-at-the-peabody-essex-museum/ <p>5 artists, 8 curators, 2 editors at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts&nbsp;</p> By Elizabeth Pochoda and Eleanor H. Gustafson Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Ebony and Ivory http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/ebony-and-ivory/ <p>One of the highlights of the Peabody Essex Museum, the Vizagapatam chair has a complex history engraved in its beauty</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> By Karina H. Corrigan Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0100 Wild at heart: Rediscovering the sculpture of Anna Hyatt Huntington http://www.themagazineantiques.com/articles/wild-at-heart-rediscovering-the-sculpture-of-anna-hyatt-huntington/ <p>Her reputation has suffered from ordinary problems: she was American, a woman, and her style was realistic. It has also suffered from an unusual problem: too much success&nbsp;</p> By Anne Higonnet Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0100