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  • Chinese Textiles – at The Met and The MAAC

    “Children to Immortals: Figural Representations in Chinese Art” can be seen at The Met, and it showcases both well-known, as well as lesser known art. “Conveying a person’s inner spirit (chuanshen) is the central aspect of figural representation in Chinese art. Rather than prioritizing accurate anatomical renderings, artists sought to capture the “life energy” of their subjects. This exhibition explores […]

  • Amazing Art Deco at The MAAC

    Art Deco, which takes its name from the French “Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes”, is a beautiful modern style which started in the 1920s and became popular in the 1930s: “The distinguishing features of the style are simple, clean shapes, often with a “streamlined” look; ornament that is geometric or stylized from representational forms; and unusually varied, […]

  • Friday Finds: Fantastic Candlelabras and Candle-Holders

    As it gets darker, it’s a perfect time to look at stunning sources of light. Fortunately, many of our galleries carry antique candelabra & candle-holders. Like these: Fantastic Pair Sterling Silver Gilt, Cast & Chased Candelabra S Kirk & Son Tall Sterling Candlesticks in Repousse Pair Of 9 Light Antique Silver Candelabra Pair of Sterling Silver Candlesticks by Theodore B. […]

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