COVER: Untitled (Group of Portraits from Traveling Photo Studio), photographer unknown, c. 1950-1960. Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan.

Editor’s letter

Gregor Cerio

Critical thinking / Difficult issues

A Stitch in Time
Glenn Adamson

Current and coming

Museum visit

Kilt Built: The Victoria and Albert opens a satellite museum for Scottish design
Brian Allen

New light

The unexpected virgin: An art dealer makes a surprising discovery
Vivian Endicott Barnett


Cillian Finnerty


Lax and lost wax
Eleanor H. Gustafson



Brothers in art and arms

The Neue Galerie examines two artists whose entwined careers were cut short by war
Vivian Endicott Barnett

“Traveling to see what is around the corner”

Painter, ceramist, couturier, and bon vivant— introducing the prolific Edith Varian Cockcroft
Eve M. Kahn

Faces of Detroit

At the Detroit Institute of Arts, an exhibition of found photographs offers a glimpse of the heart and soul of the city

Around the world with art deco

A wide-ranging exhibition at the Wolfsonian in Miami Beach includes an examination of the global influences on and iterations of the French-born style
Silvia Barisione and Shoshana Resnikoff

Master of dramatic composition

Celebrating the Venetian artist Tintoretto at five hundred
James Gardner

“Their wings are my protest”

Exhibitions in Britain and America celebrate the beautiful anachronisms of the Pre-Raphaelites and their followers
Barrymore Laurence Scherer