An excerpt from the new book English Needlework, 1600–1740, The Percival D. Griffiths Collection charts the origins of the twentieth-century reappraisal of the embroiderer’s art.
On John James Audubon (1785–1851) and John Muir (1838–1914), both of whom have come in for an overdue reckoning…
An excerpt from the new book English Furniture 1680–1760, The Percival D. Griffiths Collection examines the famed Dickinson desk and bookcase.
A memoir from the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan
On the acclaimed Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui
A new authoritative biography of artist Florine Stettheimer
An excerpt from a new book about fashion in the Gilded Age explores the underworld and afterlife of French couture in the United States
On the recently published Lover’s Eyes: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
From a new book, a selection of astonishing and charming photographic portraits of country folk in early twentieth-century Sweden
Kevin D. Murphy brings to life the entire story of the Notre-Dame cathedral, including the fire of April 2019