BY TALIA SHIROMA
The Cincinnati Art Museum displays an exhibition based on Joseph Urban’s late-1920s commission for Leo F. and Helen Wormser of Chicago, a bedroom for their daughter Elaine.
BY MICHAEL J. BRAMWELL
MESDA’s House Party: R.S.V.P. B.Y.O.B. exhibition engages critically with inequities of power and violence that continue as material and cultural legacies within American decorative arts.
BY DENNIS CARR AND YINSHI LERMAN-TAN
Trust members visited the new installation, “Borderlands,” at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in December 2021.
BY HANNAH PHILLIP
The Grinling Gibbons Society was formed in 2020 to masterplan the tercentenary festival Grinling Gibbons 300: Carving a Place in History (August 2021–August 2022).
BY JULIANA FAGUA ARIAS
Gifts from the Fire highlights the extraordinary diversity and impressive accomplishments of American potteries and ceramicists working from the late 19th century to World War II.
BY TARYN CLARY
In 1965, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) approached Gio Ponti to create a new structure for its growing collections. Then 74 years old, the Italian architect had firmly established himself as a master of Modernism across the globe and across disciplines.
BY JOHN-DUANE KINGSLEY
Nestled in the heart of Milwaukee, WI, is the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, home to the Cyril Colnik collection of decorative ironwork. Revered as a master craftsman, Colnik’s workshop created thousands of public and private commissions across Milwaukee that act as a tribute to the city’s strong Germanic origins.
BY ERICA P. LOME
I joined the Concord Museum through a two-year curatorial internship grant funded by the Decorative Arts Trust and the Gerry Charitable Trust. As the Peggy N. Gerry Curatorial Associate, my primary responsibility involves the redesign of 14 new permanent galleries.
BY LINDSY R. PARROTT
Can you tell the difference between an authentic Tiffany lamp and a forgery? That question—and challenge—is the focus of Tiffany or Tiphony? The Art of Connoisseurship, a new traveling exhibition organized by the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in Queens, NY.
BY ROBERT SHAW AND EMILIE GEVALT
American Weathervanes: The Art of the Winds, on view at the American Folk Art Museum, explores the rich layers of meaning behind a range of these evocative sculptural objects, crafted between the 1760s and 1914.