A curator at the Metropolitan Museum examines the history of the famed nineteenth-century South Carolina ceramics
The story of Tiffany’s erudite and imaginative silver designer of
the late nineteenth century, Edward C. Moore
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.
The refurbishment of an 1855 theater and arts center is the latest milestone in the renaissance of Hudson, New York.
In perusing a recent copy of the online publication Common-place we came across a delightful article titled “House of Cards: The Politics of Calling Card Etiquette in Nineteenth-Century Washington,” detailing the ins and outs of what might be considered an early form of social media—one that could influence politics, society, and even foreign policy.
By W. JOSEPH FULTON; from The Magazine ANTIQUE, August 1980. As in the rest of the United States, landscape painting as such seems to have received much slower acceptance in New Orleans than portrait painting; it was not really established here until the late 1860’s. We must speak with caution, however, since European artist-chroniclers accompanied expeditions to Louisiana …
An interview with Rosemary Hill upon the US publication of God’s Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain