While the European Fashion Weeks rage on, Washington embassies are playing host to a number of fashionable events. Proving there's more to Swedish design than ubiquitous IKEA, the House of Sweden at the Embassy of Sweden launched their anticipated art...
Ralph Appelbaum Associates, the award-winning museum design firm, has been selected to create the exhibitions for the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Appelbaum's work is well-known in Washington, beginning with the evocative displays he created for the...
| February 10, 2011; 6:00 PM ET |
Categories: Design, Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, Smithsonian | Tags: National Museum of African American History and Culture, Ralph Appelbaum
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The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. (Courtesy the British Museum) The "Normandie" water pitcher, launched on the American market in 1935 by German designer Peter Müller-Munk. Museums all over - the Baltimore Museum...
Although the National Gallery of Art is not the usual destination for decorative arts, a gift of important American furniture will likely change that notion in the next few years. The Gallery announced Friday that George M. and Linda H....
| November 12, 2010; 12:01 AM ET |
Categories: Design, Jacqueline Trescott, Museums | Tags: Early American Furniture, George and Linda Kaufman, National Gallery of Art, gift to National Gallery
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By Blake Gopnik The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. (Courtesy the Baltimore Museum of Art) An 1880s plant stand by the Bradley & Hubbard Mfg. Co. and Longwy Faience, recently added to the...
By Jacqueline Trescott For a long time Allan Gerson has been a go-to guy for legal advice. Now Gerson is positioning himself as the go-to guy for unusual and exquisite jewelry. Yes jewelry, from the tall man with the booming...