A current exhibition explores the French decorative arts of the ancien régime and the animated world of Walt Disney
Object lesson: Blue Plate Special
How spode willow pattern China became an enduring touchstone in decorative arts
On books: May/June 2021
A new publication explores a subject rarely addressed by design historians: how was time experienced by Britons in the early modern period?
Intelligent Design (From our Archives)
A look at the evolution of the decorative arts collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
An Eliphalet Chapin High Chest, Explained, at the Wadsworth Atheneum
“Every part [is] mathematically related to every other part, and visual complexity accumulates step-by-step.”
At the 2019 Delaware Antiques Show
The Delaware Antiques Show is in full swing at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware, where it runs through Sunday.
Toasting a Master
Whether you know him personally or just by reputation, there’s no question that Jonathan Leo Fairbanks is a lion in the worlds of American decorative arts and craft. Recently, to toast him on his retirement as director of the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts, the museum published American History, Art, and Culture: Writings in Honor of Jonathan Leo Fairbanks.
Canon Fodder at Hirschl & Adler
The rise of the neoclassical style in American decorative arts in the early decades of the nineteenth century coincided with a collective national sigh of relief.
A look at the evolution of the decorative arts collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, as it provides the loan exhibition for the 2018 edition of the Winter Antiques Show.
Critical thinking/Difficult issues: Bearing the weight
The field of decorative arts reflects the inheritance of patriarchy in ways that are rarely acknowledged.
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