COVER: Detail of Harden Hollow by Gustave Baumann, 1927. New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, purchased with funds raised by the School of American Research; photograph by Blair Clark, © New Mexico Museum of Art.

Editor’s letter

Gregory Cerio

Critical thinking / Difficult issues

A brave exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery
Glenn Adamson

Current and coming

Museum visit

Hearts and crafts: An exhibition of global devotional offerings at the Bard Graduate Center
Barrymore Laurence Scherer


Katherine Lanza


Passing the mantels
Eleanor H. Gustafson



Artist of the Land of Enchantment

This year, New Mexico celebrates the centenary of the arrival of Gustave Baumann, the master printmaker who captured the state’s magic—from its deserts to its deep forests
Susan Morgan

Eda Lord Dixon rediscovered

Shedding new light on a creative force in the American arts and crafts movement
Medill Higgins Harvey and Lori Zabar

Guided by voices

An exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum examines the career of the pioneering abstractionist Hilma af Klint, who sought to channel unseen worlds through her art
Anne Wheeler

Armenia gets its due

The Metropolitan Museum of Art shines a spotlight on the impressive cultural oeuvre of an overlooked civilization
James Gardner

Time in a bottle

The glass collections at Yale University—explored in a new book—reflect the broad sweep of American history, in vitreous form
John Stuart Gordon

Photographic development

An exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art examines the career of Doris Ulmann, from New York portrait studio to the byways of Appalachia
Sarah Kate Gillespie

Living with Antiques

Rokeby: The past is present: In an excerpt from his new book, Life Along the Hudson, Pieter Estersohn examines the rich legacy of one of America’s great houses
Pieter Estersohn