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With deep ties to the Connecticut River Valley, the couple who gathered these treasures has fashioned a spirited account of their own history and that of a region they call home
What the sales of Staffordshire swans, a 15th-century almanac, and a Safavid carpet tell us about the art and antiques market...
Monty Blanchard, president of the American Folk Art Museum, and Leslie Tcheyan radiate enthusiasm for everything of quality in folk, self-taught, and outsider art
On July 13, the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine, reopens, unveiling its nationally-acclaimed collection of more than 8,000 works of art.
"I really got a sense of what was going on. What impressed me most, truthfully, was the passionate engagement of students and professors. The museum's director at the time, Hugh J. Gourley III, drew us all in. He had an eye for art and a talent for developing friendships," Paula Lunder says.
House full, collection done, this Philadelphia area couple did what others have perhaps imagined. They began again- passionately, completely, and without reservation. From American folk art they turned to early modern art and design, much of it French. They changed their accent but in truth continued to speak the language of collecting, their shared voice deepened by their experience.
The collectors, Philadelphians Joan M. and Victor L. Johnson, have long been known to enthusiasts of American decorative arts but it was only with their 2009 move from the country to a penthouse apartment in Society Hill that they felt comfortable going public.
"Newport is a sleeping beauty. It's famous for its houses and the legendary quality of the town, the families that lived here and the events that occurred."