An art historian muses on affinities between works of contemporary and early modern decorative arts
Farther afield: From Admirals to Aesthetes
The onetime offices of the French Navy have been transformed into Paris’s newest decorative arts museum
THE ONTEORA CLUB
At the northern end of the Catskills sits a mountainside social enclave with a peerless artistic and literary pedigree
Object lesson: Looking at the Past through a Lens of Antique Glass
We looked to our shelf for a lens through which to examine why we collect
Object lesson: Blue Plate Special
How spode willow pattern China became an enduring touchstone in decorative arts
From the Archives: New light: Using science to unmask fake Order of the Cincinnati decoration on Chinese export Porcelain
An archival piece tells the story of a remarkable 18th Century Chinese export porcelain service
A collection of antique Americana in a contemporary Pennsylvania house demonstrates once again the affinity between folk art and modern design
Object lesson: Pennsylvania Spice Boxes…or are they Chests?…or Cabinets?
First, let’s get the name straight
Openings and Closings: June 30 to July 6
Check out what’s going on this week at museums across the country!
From the Archives: High styles: American design in the twentieth century
An archival article from 1985 makes its web debut!