Magazine March/April 2022


Editor's Letter

Gregory Cerio

Critical Thinking/Difficult Issues

Current and Coming

New galleries of Native American and American art at the Peabody Essex, André Kertész photography at the High, and the best of the collection at the American Folk Art Museum

Farther Afield

Digital Doings

Bogus Cinderellas and Curated Curios
Sammy Dalati

Field Trip

Eyre Hall in Virginia: All about the historic estate at the southern tip of the Delmarva peninsula
Ralph Harvard

Artist Profile

Scarves and Stars: The political Americana fashions of Frankie Welch
Ashley Callahan

On Books

A new authoritative biography of artist Florine Stettheimer
Elizabeth Pochoda

Object Lesson

Ships of Bone and Hair: The art of French prisoners of the Post-Revolution and Napoleonic Wars
Benjamin Davidson and Pippa Biddle


Elizabeth Lanza


Kith and Kiln: Making a gift to fellow collectors and scholars
Eleanor H. Gustafson

On the cover: Detail of Portrait of Frederick A. Gale by Ammi Phillips (1788–1865), c. 1815. American Folk Art Museum, New York, gift of Lucy and Mike Danziger in honor of Peter Tillou, Jason Busch, and Emelie Gevalt; photograph by Eva Cruz.

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ANTIQUES in the Beginning

Part II: The enterprising editor Alice Winchester
Elizabeth Stillinger

Selections from 100 Years of ANTIQUES Covers: Early Spring edition

Martin Minerva