Figures in a landscape: sculpture in the British garden

Editorial Staff Furniture & Decorative Arts, Magazine

This article was originally published in the 1987 October issue of ANTIQUES. Pl. XIII. At the end of the beech allée at Chatsworth in Derbyshire is a colossal marble bust of William George Spencer Cavendish (1790 – 1858), sixth duke of Devonshire, on a marble column from the Temple of Minerva Sunias in Greece. No English country-house garden would be …

Wild at heart: Rediscovering the sculpture of Anna Hyatt Huntington

Editorial Staff Art

Cranes Rising by Hun­tington, 1934. Bronze; height 45, width 16, depth 22 inches. Art Properties, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Colum­bia University in the City of New York, gift of the artist; photo­graph by Mark Ostrander, courte­sy of the Miriam and Ira D. Wal­lach Art Gallery. The energy of some art only be­comes apparent with the passage of time. Anna …

Double take: A closer look at American bronze sculpture

Editorial Staff Art

From The Magazine ANTIQUES November 2006. Bronze sculpture made in the United States between 1845 and 1945 was little studied and largely undervalued until it began to attract interest in the early 1980s. It now continues to gain attention from scholars, museum curators, and collectors. Broadening scholarship has brought recognition to the variety, quality, and importance of this field of American …

Art in Bloom: Garden Openings at Museums and Historic Houses

Jenamarie Boots Art

While many American cultural institutions are attempting limited re-openings with fingers crossed and bated breath, for the utltracautious aesthete, museum gardens and sculpture parks offer and alternative way to enjoy art, beauty, and a little serenity

Openings and Closings: September 2 to September 8

Elizabeth Lanza Exhibitions

See what musuems have shared their collections with the Google Arts and Culture page!

Openings and Closings: August 26 to September 1

Elizabeth Lanza Exhibitions

See what’s going on in person and online at museums across the US!