by Sammy Dalati
Edward Hopper has a strong claim to being the Whitney Museum of American Art’s favorite artist: an institution within the institution
Current and coming: Art of the WPA at the Crocker - Such was its success, the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration has been invoked any number of times since Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s day...
Editor’s Letter: January/February 2023 - There’s a new attraction in New York City: the Museum of Broadway...
End notes: Frill Seekers - Did you ever wonder how Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s use of distinctive collars with her judicial robes ever came about?
Current and Coming: Hopper’s New York at the Whitney - Edward Hopper has a strong claim to being the Whitney Museum of American Art’s favorite artist: an institution within the institution.
Pulling Rabbits Out of a Hat - Alfred Maurer was at the forefront of aesthetic developments throughout his prodigious thirty-five-year career.
Field trip: She Dwelt in Possibility (and This House) - Emily Dickinson’s butter-colored brick home in Amherst, Massachusetts, began drawing the curious long before her enigmatic poetry appeared in print.
Ozark Roadside Tourist Pottery: The Legend of Harold Horine - On a day in 1935, ceramist Harold Horine and his mother packed up their car in their hometown of Hollister, Missouri, and headed west.
Job Posting: Part-time Digital Media and Editorial Assistant — Remote - The Magazine ANTIQUES, celebrating more than 100 years as the leading American journal of historical art and design scholarship, seeks a part-time Digital Media and Editorial Assistant to join our staff.
Current and Coming: Delayed Debuts in LA - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has at last unveiled Scandinavian Design and the United States, 1890–1980.
We’re No Angels: Women and allegory in the art of Mary Lizzie Macomber - Mary Lizzie Macomber was among the late nineteenth-century American artists who closely emulated the figurative work of the Pre-Raphaelites
Current and Coming: Morris Hirshfield at AFAM - Here is proof, once again, that the spark of artistic genius may glow in the hearts of even the most unlikely-seeming people.
Field Notes: Philadelphia Stories - Big things are afoot at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, this country’s first museum and school of fine arts, very big things.