Design Aug 30, 2011

Design from 1945 to the Present at MIA

The Minneapolis Institute of The Arts (MIA) is showing an exhibit on modern design through September 11, featuring design and designers from the post-World War II era to the present. From the museum: American and European designers over the… Read more
Art May 18, 2011

Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900–1940

News from the Portland Museum of Art - In the first half of the 20th century a small group of American modernists chose to summer in the mid-coast communities south of Bath, in a region that was then known as … Read more
Art Mar 26, 2010

Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913 – 1917

1913 to 1917 was a momentous and inventive period for Matisse. Yet, those years have been understudied. Until now. The Art Institute of Chicago brings new scholarship and research to light in Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917. Full… Read more
Art Nov 16, 2009

Herboth on “The Bauhaus at MOMA”

Not surprisingly, MOMA’s recently opened exhibition Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity has generated a considerable amount of press interest. For one, it is the first comprehensive showing of material from the school at MOMA since… Read more
Art Jul 14, 2009

Call of the Coast: Art Colonies of New England

Playing a key roll in establishing an American identity in the early 20th Centuries, Art Colonies through Connecticut and Maine inspired artists from George Bellows to Edward Hopper. In towns like Old Lyme, CT, artists gathered to escape… Read more
Design May 1, 2009

Los Angeles Modernism Sale

If you live in Southern California and modernism is your thing, head out to Santa Monica Civic Auditorium this weekend. The Los Angeles Modernism Sale brings together 90 dealers in 20th-century art and furniture from across the United… Read more
Architecture Apr 27, 2009

Indiana Modern

Across the United States, gems of modernist design are hidden in plain site of both general public and arts world. One house, the Miller in Columbus, Indiana, is receiving renewed attention. Antiques Magazines shines a spotlight on the home… Read more
Architecture Mar 26, 2009

Le Corbusier at the Barbican

Michael Kimmelman’s review of the Le Corbusier exhibition stop in London (from today’s NYT) focuses on Britain’s admiration for an architect that never produced a building on its soil. Visitation and interest come against periods of… Read more
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