Openings & Closings: Exhibitions, Shows, Fairs 10/15/19–10/21/19

Jenamarie Boots Exhibitions

See what’s going on this week in the art and antiques world

All About Eats: Art and the American Imagination in Chicago

Editorial Staff Art

from The Magazine ANTIQUES, November/December 2013 | Fig. 7. Melons and Morning Glories by Peale, 1813. Inscribed “Raphaelle Peale Painted/Philadelphia Septr. 3d. 1813” at lower right. Oil on canvas, 20 ¾ by 25 ¾ inches. Smithsonian American Art Museum, gift of Paul Mellon. Not so long ago you could learn how to cook an opossum by consulting The Joy of Cooking. …

Chicago and the arts and crafts movement

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October 2009 | “Chicago is the only American city I have seen where something absolutely distinctive in aesthetic handling of material has been evolved out of the industrial system” – C. R. Ashbee During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Chicago stood at the crossroads of the handcrafted and the machine-made, aspects that came to define the American arts …

Wine as inspiration

Editorial Staff

Since classical Greece, philosophers have been extolling the virtues of a glass of good wine. Socrates supposedly advised: “So far as drinking is concerned, you have my hearty approval; for wine does of a truth moisten the soul and lull our griefs to sleep.” According to the thirteenth-century theologian Saint Thomas Aquinas: “Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a …