Vestiges & Verse at the American Folk Art Museum
The Whitney Museum reappraises the career of Grant Wood
How a prolific, polymathic artist and designer joined an eye for the sleek with a taste for the pastoral
Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer is a far more ambitious production than its title would ever suggest.
The fifth installment of our web-only column on ceramics and glass.
AFAM’s Self-Taught Genius Gallery opened on September 26 in LIC with an exhibition of some fifty-five works culled from the museum’s huge Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum exhibition that toured the country, appearing in seven venues over three-and-a-half years.
The Jewish Museum explores Modigliani’s lonely sense of self
The fourth installment of our web-only column on ceramics and glass.
Fashion and the Wiener Werkstätte
Face jugs crafted in the mid-nineteenth century by slaves and freedmen working in the Edgefield District of South Carolina are among the rarest and most historically significant of American folk art ceramics. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recently acquired a superb one.