The library built in the central German city of Weimar in the latter decades of the eighteenth century by Anna Amalia, Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, is one of the world’s cultural treasures.
We took in opening night at the 54th annual Delaware Antiques Show in Wilmington, presented by the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. It’s a spectacular edition of this venerable event, and here are a few highlights:
David Esterly carves our past.
The name Kipling is synonymous with British India in the nineteenth century, but a new exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York hopes to foster associations beyond Gunga Din, Kim, and Peachey Carnehan.
Portrait medals at the Frick.
Creating an American style in the 1920s.
A new exhibition celebrates the Crystal Palace and the New York World’s Fair of 1853.
Andrew Jackson and three Philadelphia cabinetmakers.
A fresh perspective on tramp art at the Museum of International Folk Art.
A new show looks at Josef and Anni Albers as collectors of ancient artifacts.