A Pawnee war club offers an object lesson in interpreting Native American art
The exhibition Art of Native America brings this country’s first art to the newly invigorated American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
After the hoopla of Americana Week and the glitter of the Winter Show, the art connoisseurial scene in New York takes takes a decidedly soigné turn with the Master Drawings program.
Celebrating the Venetian artist Tintoretto at five hundred
Exhibitions in Britain and America celebrate the beautiful anachronisms of the Pre-Raphaelites and their followers
Stones to Stains: The Drawings of Victor Hugo at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles shines a light on sixty-four drawings selected from the more than three thousand sheets of illustrations that Hugo left to the world.
Painter, ceramist, couturier, and bon vivant—introducing the prolific Edith Varian Cockcroft
We dropped in for opening night at the 55th annual edition of the Delaware Antiques Show.
Anyone who’s seen the 1952 comedy film Pat and Mike will recall the line when New York sports promoter Mike Conovan (Spencer Tracy) sizes up Katharine Hepburn’s character, Pat Pemberton—a multitalented athlete modeled on Babe Zaharias.
Back in January, a painting at Skinner Auctions’ sale of American and European Works of Art caught the eye of journalist and historian Eve M. Kahn. It was striking: a seated, semi-nude woman wearing a long, flowing train, tightly cropped and rendered with deft, impressionistic brush strokes. Kahn was eager to learn more about the artist, Edith Varian Cockcroft (1881–1962), but the facts of the Brooklyn native’s life proved elusive.