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 …

Summer Fare

Editorial Staff

London salerooms buzz through July with a frezy of activity. A more leisurely pace governs the rest of Europe at a string of exhibitions: Robert Adam landscapes in Edinburgh, medieval and Renaissance beauty in Paris, intercultural exchange in Vienna, and Böttger stoneware in Dresden. London sales When salerooms in the United States and on the Continent turn silent, London auction …

Unabashed opulence

Editorial Staff

Medieval splendor at Belgium’s Groeningemuseum in Bruges and baroque magnificence at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum ebulliently controvert the recession raging outside their doors. Each exhibition exudes the sumptuous confidence of the era that it explores. Nevertheless, beneath their luxurious veneers both offer significant insights into their respective subjects, making them must-see destinations for aficionados of European decorative arts. Burgundian …