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.
BY BENJAMIN COLEMAN
The Detroit Institute of Arts presents ‘Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020,’ a monumental exhibition celebrating an artform pioneered around its hometown.
BY DANIEL SOUSA
In 18th- and 19th-century Britain, locally produced ceramics became an important medium for celebrating the economic benefits of slavery as well as denouncing its horrors.
BY MEL BUCHANAN
Ranging from the court of Henry VIII to Napoleonic France, the Latter-Schlesinger Collection at NOMA is one of the singularly important portrait miniatures collections in the United States.
BY PATRICK SHEARY
Illuminating Design: The Decoration and Technology of E. F. Caldwell and Co., 1895–1959, on view at the DAR Museum in Washington, D.C., is the first exhibit to focus on the work of this New York City firm.