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  • Friday Finds: At Textile as Art

    Come to the MAAC and visit Textile as Art‘s Show Room, where you’ll see astonishing antiques. It has New York’s largest collection of antique textiles from 200 B.C. to 19th Century, as well as antique carpets, ancient art, and antique Islamic art and Chinese art. What will you discover? Here are  a few we loved: Antique Persian 17th Century Safavid […]

  • Learn about French Porcelain

    Invaluable has a wonderful article providing tips for French porcelain collectors: “The history of French porcelain reveals a story of aristocracy, of triumph and bankruptcy, and of revolution. Porcelain marks, the small characters or symbols often found on the body of a piece of French porcelain, can uncover hidden details about a piece, including its manufacturer and period. Below, explore […]

  • Identity, Challenged – In “Multiply, Identify, Her” at ICP

    Running until September 2, 2018: The exhibit “Multiply, Identify, Her” at The International Center of Photography (ICP) explores identity from the perspective of women artists from the 1990s and today, of various ages, using different types of media: “[T]hese artists reckon with the complex and changeable elements that inform who we are. These selves emerge from intersecting confrontations: with the […]

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