Seen and Heard

Editorial Staff Exhibitions

TRANSITIONS London-based Asian art specialist Ben Janssens, who was injured in a cycling accident last August, has resigned as chairman of the European Fine Art Fair after seven years. He will continue serving on TEFAF’s board of trustees and as chairman of its Antiquairs section. Willem van Roijen succeeds Janssens, replacing acting TEFAF chairman Robert Aronson. Joshua W. Lane (left) …

Comings and goings

Editorial Staff Magazine

Comings and Goings Joshua W. Lane has been named the Lois F. and Henry S. McNeil Curator of Furniture at Winterthur Museum. Lane, curator of furniture at Historic Deerfield since 2000, assumes the post on April 14. He directed Historic Deerfield’s Summer Fellowship Program between 2005 and 2012.  Lane replaces Wendy Cooper, who retired last year.   Malcolm Rogers, director …

Audubon’s birds, Audubon’s words

Editorial Staff Art

Few books are more famous than John James Audubon’s Birds of America. From the moment his birds began to emerge from the printing press in the 1820s, people marveled at their liveliness, as if the images might literally fly off the page in a ruffle of feathers. That liveliness was the product of Audubon’s genius and his love for the …