Everyone has played the game: if you were stranded on a desert island, what books (or music, movies, or companions) would you want with you?
The Wolfsonian’s exhibition Deco: Luxury to Mass Market offers an overview of this new aesthetic, presenting its unfamiliar dimensions and different iterations in Europe and across the Atlantic. Art deco is primarily characterized by an emphasis on surface decoration, symmetry, angularity, and stylization.
As the cultural tides seem finally to be lifting women artists into prominence on par with their male counterparts, more and more are emerging into public view. Several museums and galleries are presenting women artist- Hawthorne Fine Art focused shows, and one of these is at Hawthorne Fine Art in New York, where you can find the selling exhibition Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825–1945).
An exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art examines the career of Doris Ulmann, from New York portrait studio to the byways of Appalachia
An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art shines a spotlight on the impressive cultural oeuvre of an overlooked civilization.
Touted as the first exhibition of its kind, Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now features historical silhouettes alongside analogous work by contemporary artists.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens at the Currier Museum of Art
A new exhibition explores the global career of one of America’s leading landscape painters.
Recently more than two dozen of the most significant quilts discovered to date by the Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project went on view at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell in the exhibition Massachusetts—Our Common Wealth: Quilts from the Massachusetts Quilt Documentation Project, which runs through September 20. So far, some six thousand quilts have been documented as a result …
Yesterday marked the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession to the throne. To mark the occasion, several museums and institutions have organized events and exhibitions to celebrate England’s most notorious monarch. Here The Magazine ANTIQUES selects eight great ways to revel in the infamous Tudor king’s legacy: 1. Vivat Rex! An exhibition on view at the Grolier Club until May …
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