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Highlight: A Perfect Solitude -- The Art of Walter Launt Palmer (1854-1932)
7th Anniversary
Walter Launt Palmer is best known for his snow scenes, in which he captured the subtleties of illuminated and shadowed winter landscapes. His subjects also included Venetian canals, bathed in pastel colors and sunlight, and detailed interiors that...
Highlight: Adelson Galleries Relocates
7th Anniversary
Adelson Galleries has moved to their new space at 19 East 82nd Street, located one block east of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The first floor of the 1890s townhouse features nearly 4,000 square feet of exhibition space....
Highlight: American Impressionism
7th Anniversary
American impressionism emerged during the late nineteenth century in response to the many challenges to traditional ways of life -- automobiles, telephones, electric light bulbs, and Kodak cameras were all being encountered for the first time....
Highlight: Attingham Summer School in England
7th Anniversary
An eighteen-day residential summer school designed to provide insight into the English country house. The program will be located in Sussex, Nottinghamshire, and Norfolk, and will offer tutorials and visits to public and private properties.
Highlight: Bellamy Banter -- Life and Work of John Haley Bellamy
7th Anniversary
The Piscataqua Decorative Arts Society's 2007 season of events begins with a panel discussion exploring the life and work of carver John Haley Bellamy (1836-1914), a native of Kittery Point, Maine, and best known today for his eagles -- spare and simple..
Highlight: Building the Frick Collection -- An Introduction to the House and Its Collections
7th Anniversary
Chief curator Colin Bailey documents the construction of the Gilded Age mansion that houses the museum, and examines how its creation influenced Frick's taste during the final years of his life. Newly discovered letters and telegrams reveal the extent...
Highlight: Captured Motion -- The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
7th Anniversary
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) is best known for her exuberant images of female nudes. During her lifetime, Frishmuth's Joy of the Waters and The Vine were among the most often replicated American bronze sculptures, with editions numbering in...
Highlight: Ceramics in America 2006
7th Anniversary
Intended for collectors, historical archaeologists, curators, decorative arts students, social historians, and contemporary potters, this interdisciplinary annual journal examines the role of historical ceramics in the American context....
Highlight: Decatur House Restoration Project
7th Anniversary
In the developing years of the nation's capital, internationally-celebrated naval hero Stephen Decatur (1779-1820) declared his commitment to the blossoming city by constructing a grand, Federal-style residence just steps from the White House....
Highlight: Decorative Arts of the Kings
7th Anniversary
The unparalleled opulence of the courts of Kings Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI are embodied in the exquisitely crafted objects they commissioned. As part of their three-year partnership with the Musee de Louvre, the High examines the private lives...
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