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Posted 01/20/12

Ahead of the curve: The Newark Museum now and then

In a better world we would all be thronging the doors of the Newark Museum; in the best of worlds Ulysses Grant Dietz would be there to meet us, taking us through the galleries with fellow curators Christa Clarke and Katherine Anne Paul

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Posted 01/26/15

Looking both ways: A Pennsylvania collection keeps present and past in constant touch

"My husband said the house screamed for antique furniture--but I have a hard time with sameness." This candid recollection by a lively collector provides a partial explanation of how and why she and her late husband joined their appetite for antique furniture and folk art with abstract expressionist art and contemporary sculpture. The rest of the explanation lies in the couple's openness to visual experience and their sense of adventure

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Posted 01/26/15

Invisible Artistry: The restoration of a late seventeenth-century London town house

When a client asked the London antiques dealer Robert Young to visit his newly acquired house he could not have known that this visit would be the start of an odyssey of some four years of architectural and design transformation

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Posted 01/20/15

Talking antiques: Winter Antiques Show

We asked exhibitors at the Winter Antiques Show to highlight one exceptional object in their booths and describe it as they might to an interested collector. Here are the things they chose, along with some of their comments.

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Posted 01/20/15

The Scene, January/February 2015

In anticipation of this year’s Winter Antiques Show loan exhibition, Ahead of the Curve: The Newark Museum 1909–2015, students from East Side House Settlement—the Winter Antiques Show’s beneficiary since the show started in 1954—toured the museum.

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Posted 01/12/15

More than a treasure box

The newly opened Cooper Hewitt points the way for the immersive, participatory, digitally enhanced museum of the twenty-first century

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Posted 01/12/15

Editor's letter, January/February 2015

When he was designing the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth the great American architect Louis Kahn said that he wanted it to resemble “a friendly home.” That might surprise anyone familiar with Kahn’s museums

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Posted 01/12/15

Farther afield: London’s leather alchemist: Gavin Rookledge, Rooks Books

Rooks Books produces books (and other leather-wrapped objects) that have a tactile, physical pres­ence while exuding a sense of otherworldly mystery. One might expect to find such volumes in the hands of Gandalf or on the walls of the library at Hogwarts

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Posted 12/12/14

Thomas Cole's Hat

or What is it to be an artist?

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Posted 12/12/14

In praise of ornament

Although her work will be familiar to many, the once famous mosaicist, muralist, and sculptor Hildreth Meière has been unjustly forgotten along with the glories of architectural adornment

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