BY SUSAN BROWN AND ALEXA GRIFFITH WINTON
Dorothy Liebes is featured in a Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum exhibition covering her many accomplishments, including the Argonaut textile for the United States Pavilion at the Brussels Universal Exposition—Expo ’58.
BY FOONG PING
Chronicles of a Global East, an ongoing exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum, narrates a few of the many stories related to the Silk Roads and maritime routes, where innumerable transnational artistic traditions emerged.
BY WILLIAM KEYSE RUDOLPH
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s ‘Luxury and Passion: Inventing French Soft-Paste Porcelain’ exhibition uses nearly two dozen works from the Museum’s small but high-quality collections of 18th-century French soft-paste porcelain to trace the development of porcelain in France.
REVIEW: 2022 SPECIAL PROGRAM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s landmark exhibition “Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina” focuses on the work of African American potters in the 19th-century American South, in dialogue with contemporary artistic responses.
BY MARGI HOFER AND ALLISON ROBINSON
The New-York Historical Society has organized the first exhibition devoted to the life and work of Thomas W. Commeraw, a Manhattan stoneware potter whose racial identity and remarkable story were long lost to history.
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.
REVIEW: SPECIAL PROGRAM
December 4, 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).