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Lifestyle: Beyond Tradition -- A Folk Art Collection in New Hampshire Aug-Sept 2006
Tucked away in a former pasture amid the hills of New Hampshire a Bauhaus-inspired house is the repository of a couple’s carefully gathered American folk art collection. The soaring angles and planes of the structure provide a gorgeous counterpoint to.......

Paris and the Countryside: Modern Life in Late-19th-Century France Aug-Sept 2006
Late-nineteenth-century France was witness to unprecedented social, economic, and technological change. In 1853, with the appointment of Baron Georges Haussmann as prefect by Napoleon III, Paris was transformed from a medieval city into a modern one.......

Redwood Library and Athenaeum: Collections Spanning Centuries Secured for Future Aug-Sept 2006
At the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport, Rhode Island, rare books, portraiture, sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts representing almost three centuries of the collective interests of its founders and members are secure for the future with......

Silhouettes in the Sky: The Art of the Weathervane Aug-Sept 2006
Weathervanes and weathercocks are objects of admiration, affection, and awe. Used in America as rooftop decorations and wind direction indicators for hundreds of years, they have their roots in both religious and secular traditions.......

The Connecticut River Valley and the China Trade Aug-Sept 2006
Western merchants have always been attracted to the products of China and the profits of trade with the Orient. The earliest trade with the Chinese was in the second century B.C. across the "Silk Road," a network of trails named for the precious......

Torres Garcia's CONSTRUCTIVISM Winter/Spring
Torres Garcia's constructivism arises from the influence of Catalan modernist movement. His picture theory is to involve the public in the work, based on the premise that...

Destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico Aug-Sept 2006
New Mexico's stark, rocky scenery and gentle palette -- the earth tones of the ubiquitous adobe architecture and the silvery greens of its cottonwood trees -- made it irresistible to twentieth-century modernists seeking somewhere more exotic than.......

Highlights: Adelson Galleries on Nantucket Aug-Sept 2006
New York's Adelson Galleries will be a presence on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, for its third summer season. The gallery returns with two exhibitions. Wyeth Family, opening in July, includes paintings by N. C. Wyeth, Henriette, Andrew, and......

Highlights: Grandma Moses -- Grandmother to the Nation Aug-Sept 2006
Anna Mary Robertson was born in Greenwich, New York, in 1860. After her marriage to Thomas Salmon Moses, she moved to Virginia, where she gave birth to ten children, five of whom died young. In 1930, at age 70, and now living in Eagle Bridge, New York......

Highlights: History in Bloom at Strawbery Banke Museum Aug-Sept 2006
Recently voted among the "Top 10 Favorite Public Gardens" in a readers' survey by People, Places & Plants, Strawbery Banke Museum will host its annual History in Bloom festival with talks, tastes, and tours that celebrate four centuries of garden.......


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