Michael K. Brown (1953-2013)

Editorial Staff Magazine, Opinion

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.       Michael K. Brown (1953-2013), longtime curator of the Bayou Bend Collection and …

Editor’s Letter, September/October 2013

Nicole Anderson Opinion

Like most editors I am interested in everything, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have opinions. I have, in fact, far too many of them, so I like it when some of my prejudices get rearranged, as they were early last spring when Eleanor Gustafson and I visited the Philadelphia home of John Whitenight and Frederick LaValley featured here. Ten …

Upcoming Symposiums 2013

Editorial Staff Calendar

October 5, 2013 “Collecting with a Vision: Shelburne Museum and the Emergence of the Americana Movement”; Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vt. September 6, 2013 – September 7, 2013 “Foundation for Appraisal Education Seminar”; Quinn’s Auction Galleries, Falls Church, Va.

July 2013 shows and fairs

Editorial Staff Calendar

July 19-21  7th Annual East Hampton Antiques Show, East Hampton, NY    easthamptonhistory.org July 25-28  Newport Antiques Show, Newport, RI    newportantiqueshow.com July 26-29  New York Antiques Jewelry & Watch Show, NewYork, NY    nyantiquejewelry.com July 27-28  39th Annual Antiques & Art in Woodstock, Woodstock, VT    vermontada.com August 1-5  The Antiques & Design Show of Nantucket, Nantucket, MA    nha.org August 7-8  Antiques in …

July 2013 exhibition openings

Editorial Staff Calendar

July 20 “Beyond the Great Wave: Hokusai’s Images of Mount Fuji”; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL “Oscar Niemeyer”; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL July 23 “The Poetry of Paper”; J. Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA July 24 “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt”; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY July 27 “Piecing Together History: Civil Rights Quilts by Yvonne …

June 2013 shows and fairs

Editorial Staff Calendar

    June 6-16  Olympia International Art and Antiques Fair    Olympia-art-antiques.com June 13-19  Art Antiques London, London, UK    Haughton.com June 14-15  Antiques in the Valley, Oley, PA    oleyvalleyantiqueshow.org June 26-July 3  Masterpiece London, London, UK    masterpiecefair.com Green Lacquer Bookcase  Circa 1710, Apter Fredericks .     See more exhibitions, auction dates, and shows and fairs…

June 2013 exhibition openings

Editorial Staff Calendar, Exhibitions

  June 6 “Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor”; Honolulu Museum of Art, Hololulu, HI June 8 “Charles M. Schulz: Pop Culture in Peanuts”; Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL “Charles Sydney Hopkinson (1869-1962)”; Vose Galleries, Boston, MA “Luminous: 50 Years of Collecting Prints and Drawings at the Blanton”; Blanton Museum, University of Texas, Austin “Maine Sublime: Frederic …