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Met exhibition features Karl Bodmer’s Native North American portraits
NEW YORK – Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits, an exhibition on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from April 5 through July 25, 2021, will present a compelling visual response to Native North America through watercolors created in the 1830s by the Swiss draftsman Karl Bodmer (1809–1893). Bodmer was one of the most accomplished […]
North American history explored at Swann auction Sept. 24
NEW YORK – Covering a period of nearly five centuries, printed and manuscript Americana will cross the auction block at Swann Galleries on Thursday, Sept. 24. This auction is exceptionally varied in content and subjects covered, from colonialism and the Westward expansion of the United States, to presidential material and firsthand accounts by ordinary people of important historical moments. Bid […]
Heyday of Japonisme revisited at SFO Museum
SAN FRANCISCO — Japonisme: A Passion for Japan, on view at the SFO Museum until April 2, 2023, features Japanese decorative arts made in the United States and Europe from the 1870s-1890s, all of which reflect an early and remarkable example of international cultural exchange between Japan and the West.
Jaguar celebrates 100 years as the sportiest British luxury car
NEW YORK — There are race cars and there are passenger cars, but perhaps no automaker has more successfully mastered both than the British marque known as Jaguar, which transferred the design flair of racing cars to everyday automobiles.