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ART

“My native continent”

By Elizabeth Finch, Donna M. Cassidy and Randall R. Griffey

Maine’s influence on the art of Marsden Hartley.


Living with antiques

Lone Star

By David B. Warren
How Ima Hogg brought modern art to Texas.

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Exhibitions

An art brut debut at the American Folk Art Museum

By The Editorial Staff
Zinelli painted for up to eight hours a day, producing nearly nineteen-hundred works of art.

Opinion

How we see refugees, yesterday and today

By Glenn Adamson
In April 1914 the Modernist Studios in New York City held an “Exposition of Bad Taste.”

Exhibitions

Depression-era prints from the Woodcut Society

By The Editorial Staff
As the Great Depression took hold of the country, artists were placed in a unique position to respond, interpret, and illuminate the turbulent changes of the time—both by necessity and by choice.


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THE LATEST

And that’s the way it isn’t - Anxiety about fake news has also been greeted with bemusement by historians, who note that the phenomenon is hardly new.
A Philadelphia flaneur - Our former editor in chief takes us on a stroll to some of her favorite places in the city.
Last but not least. - One might be forgiven for thinking that the opening in 2014 of the stunning Tadao Ando–designed Clark Center at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute capped the long-term expansion and renovation of the institution’s bucolic campus in Williamstown, Massachusetts. But the plan actually culminates this spring with the installation of the Clark’s American decorative arts collections on the top floor of the renovated Manton Research Center.
Melting pot modern - Creating an American style in the 1920s.
All along the watchtowers at Yale - “From being the homes of great lords in the Middle Ages to being either homes of modern aristocrats or ruins (many castles were destroyed during the English Civil War), castles became both symbols of democracy and warnings to aristocrats that you had to always respect the power of the people.”
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A new sporadical e-newsletter about the arts of the past as they live in the present day

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2016 HIGHLIGHTS

FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS

“Superfluity and Excess”

By Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley

ART

Sculpting Joy

By Diana L. Linden

ART

Let’s just call it art

By Bernard L. Herman

FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS

Treasury Notes

By Elizabeth Pochoda

BOOKS

Black Dolls

By Margo Jefferson

EXHIBITIONS

Gray Matters

By Jennifer Goff

ART

Mourning Becomes Them

By Catherine E. Kelly

Living with Antiques

Living with Antiques: Cajun and Creole

By Chris Waddington


LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

  • Connector.

    Gregory Cerio, Editor-in-Chief

    Not long ago I came across a graphic novel by the talented artist and illustrator Leanne Shapton entitled Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry. The book tells a love story in the form of an auction catalogue. Implicit in Shapton’s inventive and engaging format for charting the course of a romance is a commentary on the tendency to attach a price tag to everyone of our possessions. more...


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