by James Gardner
A new exhibition explores the ways that Tudor England absorbed the artistic styles of the Continent and made them its own
Current and coming: True colors at the Met - An exhibition at the Met reveals the vibrant colors of classical Greek and Roman sculpture
Selections from 100 years of Antiques covers: Early fall edition - A selection of ANTIQUES covers from early fall publications
Object lesson: The Art of the Game - Board games have been a part of human socializing since the earliest days of civilization
Sculptor Sui Generis - Literally peerless, Auguste Rodin brought a supremely idiosyncratic sensibility to bear on the making of art
Curious Objects: The Story of Bélizaire, Pt. 3: The End; or, A New Beginning - In this final installment of the trilogy we consider Bélizaire’s legacy and that of his portrait. Does the debonair boy of 1837 have an afterlife ahead of him?
Current and coming: Giacometti comes to Seattle - An exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum highlights the work of Alberto Giacometti
The Origins of Edgefield Pottery - A curator at the Metropolitan Museum examines the history of the famed nineteenth-century South Carolina ceramics
Curious Objects: The Story of Bélizaire, Pt. 2: Provenance - Last week we took a close look at Bélizaire the person, and his tortured life-path through antebellum Louisiana society. This week we examine the painting that is the reason anyone knows Bélizaire’s name in the first place, and follow the twists and turns by which it traveled from the studio of Jacques Amans in 1837 to the collection of Jeremy Simien today.
Dealer profile: The Virginian - Taylor Thistlethwaite believes that antiques and vintage designs give collectors a sense of place, a sense of history, and a sense of belonging
On books: September/October 2022 - A memoir from the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan
English Lessons - A new exhibition explores the ways that Tudor England absorbed the artistic styles of the Continent and made them its own
Curious Objects: The Story of Bélizaire, Pt. 1: Biography - This is Bélizaire, and at some point around the turn of the twentieth century—for reasons unknown—his portrait was covered up...