A gallery in the Connecticut countryside puts the leading lights of fiber art front and center
What’s old is new, what’s new is old. Eight of architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s idiosyncratic modern buildings have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, the international preservation organization announced on Sunday.
Main de roman, an exquisite little sculpture could easily have been overlooked at this spring’s edition of TEFAF New York, but it stood out in L’Arcen Seine’s gallery booth as a memorial to Les Lalanne, the sculpting and design duo who created a universe of lyrical and iconoclastic objects in stubborn defiance of art world trends for over half a century.
If fin de siècle Nordic cultural ferment—and contemporary global anxiety—is often summarized in shorthand by Edvard Munch’s The Scream (1893), to enter the former home of Stockholm banker Ernest Thiel (1859–1947), a museum open to the public since 1926, is to dwell in the plush, cool parlors where such paintings were first revered as windows into the human psyche.
Stacy Hollander recently relinquished her long and laudable curatorial career at the American Folk Art Museum, a constant through the many changes AFAM has seen over the years.
Recent articles discussing the American art auctions in May at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in New York expressed concern about the state of the market for Hudson River school paintings.
A place of cultural confluence in Berkeley, California
If there was a poster boy for January’s Winter Show in New York, it was surely Maxine Helfman’s George Washington, from her Forefathers series offered by Elle Shushan.
A cosmopolitan eye for color and line took embroiderer Mariska Karasz from the world of fashion design to that of fine art
Henrietta Johnston’s portraits of Colonel John Moore and his wife, Frances Lambert Moore