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Art Jul 26, 2011

To Make a World: George Ault and 1940s America

To Make a World: George Ault and 1940s America is on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum through September 5, 2011. To Make a World brings viewers back into the world of the American 1940s, drawing them in through … Read more
Architecture Jan 26, 2010

Dams Across America

Christine Macy, dean of architecture and planning at Dalhousie University, has written a marvelous piece for Design Observer about the history of dams in America. She pushes beyond just massive federal projects, discussing as well small… Read more
Art Jan 25, 2010

Sex and Early American Furniture

The newest additions to artbabble.org come from Milwaukee’s Chipstone Foundation. Their first featured videos come from the “Hidden Dimensions” installation at Milwaukee Art Museum – and put American decorative arts into context of… Read more
Uncategorized Jan 11, 2010

Celebrating the Exotic and the Ordinary

Historic New England is subject of the loan exhibition at this years Winter Antique Show. The core of Americana Week in New York, the Winter Antique Show is among the top vetted presentations of American decorative arts. Ahead of the … Read more
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