by Thomas Connors
A current exhibition charts the career of photographer Dorothea Lange, whose work captures the human condition with uncommon candor.
Edwin Booth’s Curtain Call - Founded as a members’ club, The Players has won a reputation for its historical stewardship—and irrepressible bonhomie.
Curious Objects: Mixed Metals and the American Origins of Art Nouveau, with Art Slice - A look at the height of Tiffany and Company's success and some of their most stunning mixed-metal wares...
Museum visit: Wake Up the Echoes - The University of Notre Dame’s new art museum is a Beaux-Arts throwback.
Living with antiques: Toy Story - Antique playthings are the core of a Texas collection that also includes Eastern Woodlands Indian artifacts, nineteenth-century furniture, and folk paintings.
Object lesson: Gallic Bred - Now nearly forgotten, New York furniture maker and French expatriate Léon Marcotte was the toast of tycoons in the Gilded Age.
Curious Objects: Advice Ep: How to Buy a Vintage Engagement Ring - From choosing a stone to navigating superstitions, this Valentine's Day we are talking all about engagement rings.
“We’re selling it, not renting it” - In this excerpt from a forthcoming memoir, an auction house veteran looks back on his beginning days in the trade.
Field notes: The Road to Redemption - The Barnes Foundation's new book explores its past and present.
Looking Both Ways - The New-York Historical Society unveils Kay WalkingStick’s view of Hudson River school landscapes.
Curious Objects: The Woman Who Saved Wedgwood - All about the iridescent “Fairyland” pattern, which revitalized the Wedgwood brand...
Current and coming: Lalique drawings in New York - A rare insight into the glassmaker's genius is on display at A La Vieille Russie.
The Truth-Teller - A current exhibition charts the career of photographer Dorothea Lange, whose work captures the human condition with uncommon candor.