There’s a unique atmosphere at the Salon: Art + Design, which returns to the Park Avenue Armory in New York for its eighth edition this week. Historical and contemporary artworks and objects co-exist in unusual harmony at the fair, perhaps because exhibitors there don’t simply put things on display—they create environments.
The AKC’s Museum of the Dog returns to New York
A new exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum explores the relationship between commerce and folk art in old New York
Even as it awaits restoration, the historic Bronson House in Hudson, New York, reveals its architectural charms
Museums and other cultural institutions the world over are celebrating Frankenstein this year, as 2018 marks the two hundredth anniversary of the publication of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s book.
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).
Though it’s a distinct handicap when a major retrospective of a great artist is missing one of his best—and certainly best-known—paintings, it says something that the exhibition Delacroix at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York loses little of its force despite the fact that July 28, 1830: Liberty Leading the People stayed home at the Louvre.
In an excerpt from his new book, Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family, Pieter Estersohn examines the rich legacy of one of America’s great houses.
Victorian-era womanhood typically conjures images of ever-decorous ladies in bustles and dainty gloves. Lesser known are the women who pushed boundaries and flouted traditional roles—some through political activism or professional pursuits, others by simply living their lives as they desired.
“Do you read German?” The question was asked as my folks and I, a few weeks ago, were poking around a new shop near their home in the Hudson valley called Quittner Antiques. It almost startled me.