Part II: The enterprising editor Alice Winchester
At ANTIQUES, Collegiality Forged by J.R. Ewing and Twizzlers
A personal journey through a watershed year, 1922
The Delaware Antiques Show is in full swing at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware, where it runs through Sunday.
Thousands of antiques dealers congregate along a half-mile strip of Route 20 in Brimfield, MA, every year to hawk untold quantities of folk art, furniture, vintage signs, silverware, and other collectibles.
We’ve arrived at the first anniversary of the podcast and we’ve decided to treat this as an occasion for a little retrospection–this is after all a podcast about antiques–and give you a compilation of some of the more interesting moments from the last year of Curious Objects.
In this eighth episode of Curious Objects, host Benjamin Miller speaks with Judy Loto, executive director of the Antiques Dealers’ Association and someone he calls an “antiques evangelist.”
Our cover shows an early and uncharacteristically jaunty painting by George Ault, part of the Lunder Collection featured in the article about the Colby College Museum of Art. Elsewhere in the issue an example of Ault’s later, more hard-boiled style can be seen in Marica and Jan Vilcek’s collection of early American modernism. Ault was by most accounts an impossible …
By PAUL MAGRIEL; from The Magazine ANTIQUES, January 1948. Paul Magriel was formerly on the staff of the Museum of Modern Art, where he arranged a number of exhibitions on the history of dancing. His exhibition, The Ring and the Glove, on view at the Museum of the City of New York until April 4, 1948, is the first full-scale retrospective exhibition of …
By LOUIS C. JONES; from The Magazine ANTIQUES, July 1951. For miles through the silent mountains the trickle flows-a vagrant brook playing at the feet of mountains-from the beginnings to the sea, guarded and shadowed by mountains. Cabins and shabby forms lie beside it-housing men to whom guns and a rod are dearer by far than the ho and the plow. There …