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Regarding Henri Matisse

By Gail Stavitsky

A new exhibition explores the influence of the French master on American art.


Art

Missing pieces

By Elizabeth Hutton Turner
Scholars hope to reunite all thirty paintings in Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series, his epic of early American history. But the whereabouts of several panels is unknown.

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Exhibitions

The Society of Independent Artists at the Delaware Art Museum

By The Editorial Staff
Formed by a group of vanguard modern artists—including Marcel Duchamp, John Sloan, and William Glackens, among others—the association sought to provide artists—little known and renowned, figurative and abstract—the opportunity to present their paintings in annual exhibitions.

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

A symphony of Chagall in Montreal

By The Editorial Staff
Few artists have as deep an association with the world of music as Marc Chagall (1887–1985), and perhaps no other painter’s work evokes such a palpable sense of rhythm and harmony—his colors resonate; his compositions soar.


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Life at the top - Edgar Degas and the Paris millinery trade.
Regarding Henri Matisse - A new exhibition explores the influence of the French master on American art.
The Society of Independent Artists at the Delaware Art Museum - Formed by a group of vanguard modern artists—including Marcel Duchamp, John Sloan, and William Glackens, among others—the association sought to provide artists—little known and renowned, figurative and abstract—the opportunity to present their paintings in annual exhibitions.
Homage to Rodin at the Legion of Honor - This year, to mark the centenary of Rodin’s death, the Legion of Honor will present approximately fifty of the nearly one hundred Rodin artworks it owns in new gallery installations that will, says the curator, Martin Chapman, “look at the whole of Rodin’s career and the major themes of his life and art.”
A symphony of Chagall in Montreal - Few artists have as deep an association with the world of music as Marc Chagall (1887–1985), and perhaps no other painter’s work evokes such a palpable sense of rhythm and harmony—his colors resonate; his compositions soar.
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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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