Tag Archives: Art

Their Eyes Were Watching Change: The Harlem Renaissance and Its Legacy

Their Eyes Were Watching Change: The Harlem Renaissance and Its Legacy – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2003 By C.L. Sebrell At The Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts now through April 13 In 1939 Billie Holiday first sang “[amazon_link id=”B00006AWJC” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Strange Fruit[/amazon_link],” a poem-song written by Lewis Allan about […]

Three Centuries of Art and Architecture at the Portland Museum of Art

Three Centuries of Art and Architecture at the Portland Museum of Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – October 2002 Restored Federal-era McLellan House and Beaux-Arts L. D. M. Sweat Memorial Galleries Reopen. On Saturday, October 5, 2002, the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME,  will reopen to the public two fully-restored historic […]

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2002 This is the first in a series of feature articles on collecting American Indian arts and crafts by Dr. Gregory Schaaf. He is the Director of the Center for Indigenous Arts & Cultures, […]

Stuff of Dreams: Art as Everyday Life

Stuff of Dreams: Art as Everyday Life – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2002 Art has not always been relegated to a two-dimensional frame. It is only within the last 500 years or so that we have extracted art from our everyday lives and placed it in museums. Before that there was […]

Hippie Culture Memorabilia

Collecting Hippie Culture Memorabilia – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2002 by Dr Gary Moss From the standpoint of someone wanting to assemble a new and exciting collection, hippie artifacts are a potential goldmine. This subject overlaps many other well established collectible areas such as vintage clothes, political and protest buttons, rock […]

Home Sweet Home – American Folk Art Museum

Home Sweet Home – American Folk Art Museum – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2002 Two school diplomas and a university degree were my reward for serving to seventeen years in the trenches of formal education. Names, dates, facts, philosophies, had been retained dutifully in my mind, but at the age of […]

English Christmas Cards

English Christmas Cards – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – December 2001 By Carol Woodbury The avant garde English magazine, The Studio, is a wonderful place to glimpse the artistic atmosphere of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. Articles and reviews cover every school of art, every small town’s art show, every major […]

Art Noveau: Gateway to Our Modern Age

Art Noveau: Gateway to Our Modern Age – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2001 It is often flowery, organic, and it’s flowing forms correspond visually to musical movement. With its roots firmly in the second half of the 19th Century, in all of its various forms and translations, Art Nouveau became the […]