We asked Ann Philbin, director of the Hammer Museum, to tell us how she’s maintaining focus on the museum’s distinguished collection of European and American paintings and works on paper, while fostering the burgeoning contemporary art scene in Los Angeles.
A glimpse of the possible future of museum displays of historical artifacts can be seen in the recent opening of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor.
Look at some photos from our Sunday tour in the Hudson Valley
While notable for many reasons, the Montgomery Place estate in Annandale-on-Hudson is most distinctive for having enjoyed the attention of two famed American tastemakers of the mid-nineteenth century: architect Andrew Jackson Davis and landscape designer Andrew Jackson Downing.
Dating to 1860, when it was founded by philanthropist John Bard in association with leaders of New York City’s Episcopal Church, Bard College wins plaudits for its lively liberal arts curriculum. But what strikes the casual visitor is the architectural diversity of the school’s five hundred-acre campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, which features buildings that range in style from the neoclassical to the ebullient modernity of Frank Gehry.
A royal residence gets a dazzling touch-up.
A body of work that has received scant attention from collectors is on view this spring at the National Gallery of Art.
The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts is revisiting the grand era of ocean liner travel.
How three museums are celebrating the 100th birthday of Andrew Wyeth.
A powerful exhibition looks at World War I through the lens of American Art.