The self-taught painter Andrew LaMar Hopkins has enjoyed a remarkably rapid rise to prominence in the contemporary art world.
A look back on 100 years of Antiques covers from the Late Fall
ON ART DEALER AND COLLECTOR DEEDEE WIGMORE AND HER AESTHETIC AMBIDEXTERITY You could say that Deedee Wigmore is a time traveler, of sorts. At home, she dwells in the nineteenth century. The apartment she shares with her husband, philanthropist Barrie A. Wigmore, features a museum-worthy collection of American aesthetic movement furniture and ceramics, as well as paintings by artists of …
Artist of Iron Samuel Yellin and the Landmark Year 1922 The year 1922 has always seemed magical to me. Gertrude Stein published Geography and Plays; James Joyce issued Ulysses; and T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land appeared. On the European continent, modernist works tested the boundaries of painting. Giorgio de Chirico painted Il figliol prodigo, Paul Klee created Twittering Machine, …
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art explores the work of Diego Rivera in America at scales large and small
You are what you wear? Studies of fashion play a key role in understanding historical social and cultural structures, as demonstrated by Painted Cloth: Fashion and Ritual in Colonial Latin America, a current exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art.
Consulting Editor Eleanor H. Gustafson closes out our September/October 2022 issue
In part one of a two-part exploration, Curious Objects host Benjamin Miller considers the Shakers and their material culture in its historical context.
A curator at the Metropolitan Museum examines the history of the famed nineteenth-century South Carolina ceramics
The auction of the estates of Peter Tillou and Gertrude Abercrombie