The Getty Museum has decided to publish a book Off the Walls to be released in the US on September 22.
How curators interpret figural ceramics from long ago—or, indeed, walls full of portrait paintings—may seem of modest importance, compared to the seismic shifts in public consciousness that have occurred this year. But it’s of such building blocks that a new, egalitarian edifice will be built. It’s a project we will all need to work on, together.
Faithful readers will know that The Magazine ANTIQUES has a special affection for the small city of Hudson in upstate New York.
While many American cultural institutions are attempting limited re-openings with fingers crossed and bated breath, for the utltracautious aesthete, museum gardens and sculpture parks offer and alternative way to enjoy art, beauty, and a little serenity
His real interest was in social history. It was the architecture first, then the people and their stories. I don’t remember anyone ever telling Bill what to write about. He chose his topics, and they were consequently connected to his heart and mind.
A full century before John James Audubon published his Birds of America, an Englishman, Mark Catesby, brought out two folio volumes of what he grandly named Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands
Eugen Gabritschevsky was born in Moscow, in December of 1893, into a bourgeois, cultured, and highly educated family.
William Glackens was regarded as a modern artist by the standards of his day; the woman he married would have been considered thoroughly modern even by the standards of our own
An exhibition explores the affinities between a pair of American artists whose works have each become iconic representations of a region
While the records now seem to be quite clear, there has been considerable discussion regarding the earliest established glass-house in Pittsburgh