Magazine September October 2019

Subscribe to The Magazine ANTIQUES today! And sign-up for our newsletter! SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019 Editor’s LetterGregory Cerio Critical Thinking/Difficult IssuesCapture the Flag Glenn Adamson Current and ComingVera Neumann at the Museum of Arts and Design, California studio craft at the SFO Museum, John Singer Sargent at the Morgan Library, and more On BooksA new book on the life and work of the …

From the archives: “New Mexican tinwork, 1840-1915”

Editorial Staff Art

By Lane Coulter; from The Magazine ANTIQUES, October 1991 The art of the tinsmith flourished in New Mexico from about 1840 to 1915. During this period Hispanic tinsmiths primarily made devotional objects that reflected the Roman Catholicism of the Spanish Southwest, but they also made a limited number of more secular objects. They used shapes derived from architecture as well as immensely …

Winter Antiques Show 2012

Editorial Staff Art, Calendar, Exhibitions

We asked exhibitors at the Winter Antiques Show to highlight one exceptional object in their booths and describe it as they might to an interested collector. Here are the things they chose, along with some of their comments. Barbara Israel Garden Antiques We are thrilled to be bringing a cache of extraordinary objects to the 2012 Winter Antiques Show, including …

The Butterfly Man of New Orleans

Editorial Staff Furniture & Decorative Arts

May 2008 | The armoire is the most significant form of colonial French furniture made in the Americas.1 In Louisiana, armoires were crafted by immigrant cabinetmakers from the first quarter of the eighteenth century and were frequently listed in estate inventories from as early as the 1740s.2 Details of the construction and style of a group of twenty important Louisiana …