This month, Ben speaks with Chassica Kirchhoff, assistant curator of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, about a suite of metal suits from the 1500s
Multi-faceted Eileen Gray at the BGC
Eileen Gray might be called a Renaissance modernist
A Passion for Porcelain at the Frick
Augustus II, elector of Saxony (1670–1733), was obsessed with porcelain.
In Chicago, Photos meet Folk Art
As part of their Photography + series, the Art Institute of Chicago is examining the influence of photography and folk art on American culture in the Depression years by bringing together FSA images and folk artifacts emblematic of those painted for the Index.
The Old Mistresses of the Dutch Golden Age
A new exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, examines the underdogs of the Dutch Golden Age: its women.
Come in for a landing at the TWA hotel
The iconic TWA Flight Center is back in business after a renovation that makes it the centerpiece of a new hotel and hospitality complex.
King Arthur Comes to Florida
During the age of chivalry, armor was a necessity in times of both war and peace. In battle, a sturdy breastplate might have been the only thing keeping a knight from mortal harm at the point of a lance.
Moviemaker at the Museum
Scholars be warned: Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures, a current exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, is not for you. If, on the other hand, you’re a fan of such films as The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Royal Tenenbaums, you just might love the show.
Monster mash at the Morgan Library
Museums and other cultural institutions the world over are celebrating Frankenstein this year, as 2018 marks the two hundredth anniversary of the publication of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s book.
Talks, Tours, Cocktails, and a Treasure Hunt
How The Magazine Antiques spent Memorial Day weekend in Hudson, New York