by The Trust | Jul 26, 2017
The aura of glittering pomp surrounding the Chateau de Versailles in the last decades
of the ancien régime owes much to the decadent reputation of the French monarchs, who leaned heavily on the talents and creativity of architects and artisans to maintain a potent image of power and wealth. This past winter, one such craftsman received well-deserved attention in the form of a special exhibition at the Frick Collection, “Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court.”
by The Trust | Jun 29, 2016
Although a sudden blizzard this past January left the Trust trying to salvage the New York Antiques Weekend schedule, the inclement weather thankfully did not interrupt our visit to Artistic Furniture of the Gilded Age at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
by The Trust | Feb 23, 2016
In New York City, where the Met, MoMA, Guggenheim, and Whitney garner the lion’s share of museum-related press, the intense buzz about Cooper-Hewitt’s reopening following a lengthy and comprehensive renovation was notable.
by The Trust | Feb 24, 2014
Americana Week in New York is always a blur of brown wood, auction paddles, and blustery winter weather. Amidst the hustle and bustle of this exciting season of American antiques, Trust members gathered for a series of three…