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Highlight: Alabama Folk Art
Spring 2007
Alabama boasts more folk artists than any other state in the country. Several factors, including a tradition of tolerance of eccentricity and resistance to change, are credited with contributing to the state's rich folk art. This artistic legacy will be c
Highlight: American Furniture 2006
Spring 2007
The 2006 edition of this annual interdisciplinary journal dedicated to advancing knowledge of furniture made or used in the Americas from the seventeenth century to the present includes a tribute to Frank L. Horton, founder of the Museum of Early Southern
Highlight: An Observant Eye -- The Thoreau Collection at the Concord Museum
Spring 2007
Most of the household and personal objects belonging to Henry David Thoreau and his family have remained in Concord, Massachusetts, the author's birthplace and home. Objects are not typically associated with the Transcendentalist Thoreau, whose interest..
Highlight: Barcelona and Modernity Gaudi to Dali
Spring 2007
Between the hosting of the Universal Exposition in 1888 and the birth of Franco's Fascist regime in 1939, Barcelona was the primary center of radical intellectual, political, and cultural activities in Spain. Picasso, Miro, Dali, and Gaudi are among the..
Highlight: Captured Motion -- The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
Spring 2007
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Highlight: Celebrating 20 Years William Vareika Fine Arts, Ltd.
Spring 2007
Over the past twenty years William Vareika Fine Arts has evolved into one of the leading resources for important eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and early-twentieth-century art. Recently doubled in size, the gallery will now exhibit five centuries of world...
Highlight: Corcoran Gallery of Art to Host Largest Exhibition of Modernist Art and Design in U.S.
Spring 2007
This Spring the Corcoran Gallery of Art is hosting the critically acclaimed exhibition Modernism: Designing a New World 1914-1939. Originally organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum (VandA) in London, it is the largest and most comprehensive...
Highlight: Delaware Clocks
Spring 2007
This is the first publication dedicated to the study of this regional mechanical/ furniture form in over one hundred years. The book chronicles the research undertaken for the exhibition, providing an overview of nineteen of the finest timepieces made...
Highlight: E & J Frankel Celebrates 40 Years
Spring 2007
Celebrating 40 years of presenting Asian art to the world community E and J Frankel, Ltd. of New York announces its 100th gallery exhibition, Four Decades: 40th Anniversary Retrospective. The exhibition will display currently available works that...
Highlight: George Stubbs (1724-1806) -- A Celebration
Spring 2007
Stubbs's work is represented in many American collections, but this exhibition draws on British- owned examples. With seventeen pictures on view, the show's intimate scale emphasizes his acute powers of observation and meticulous technique. A failure...
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