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July 2, 2015

One Of The Few Surviving Interiors By Louis C. Tiffany, Associated Artists Will Be Restored
Decorative details by Lockwood de Forest, architectural woodwork by Stanford White, painted friezes by Francis D. Millet and George Yewell, stencil-work by Samuel Colman, embroideries by Candace Wheeler -- the Park Avenue Armory's Veterans Room is a masterpiece of the American Aesthetic Movement -- an avant-garde style rooted in the belief that...



The Coast & The Sea: Marine And Maritime Art In America
Since the colonial period, the Atlantic Ocean has operated both as a barrier between America and Europe and as a conduit for international exchanges of peoples, goods, and ideas. It spurred commerce and enterprise that was the basis for both national economic activity and personal fortune. The activities in America's great harbors and port cities also supported...



The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism And The Garden Movement, 1887-1920
The national garden movement and, in particular, artists' interest in gardens, has deep roots in Philadelphia, beginning with William Penn's founding of his green and pleasant town in the seventeenth century and John Bartram’s establishing his botanical garden in...



American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures Of Still Life
A bouquet, a dusty old book, or a modest harvest laid out on a table would have been familiar sights for many in the nineteenth century, suggestive of daily rituals and the simple pleasures of life. The exhibition American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life brings together a sampling of still-life paintings that demonstrate how depictions of such...



Just The Two Of Us And Our Folk Art
What happens when two legendary women from the television industry realize they both have a passion for American folk art? They go into business together. The result is Just Folk, a charming destination for antiques collectors and high-end interior designers in the town of Summerland, just south of Santa Barbara. Owned by the alliteratively monikered Marcy...

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