Tag Archives: New York

Ken's Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal

Ken’s Korner: Italy, museums may enter into loan deal – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 For 30 years, Italy has been at loggerheads with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York over a krater (or vase) by the fifth-century artist Euphronios. Italy says the piece was looted from an Etruscan tomb north of […]

How I Got to Carnegie Hall: A Retrospective Look at Over 100 Years of One of New York's Most Famous Concert Venues

How I Got to Carnegie Hall: A Retrospective Look at Over 100 Years of One of New York’s Most Famous Concert Venues – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2003 by Gino Francesconi I have probably heard the line, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” more than anyone on the planet.  Having worked […]

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 […]

The Corning Museum at 50

The Corning Museum at 50: Preserving 3,500 years of sand, ash, lime and fire – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2001 by Adam Halterman They make glass. By day and night, the fires burn on…and bid the sand let in the light. -Carl Sandburg, In Reckless Ecstasy, 1904 Sand, ash, lime and fire: […]