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The Chessmen Have Landed “The Game of Kings: Medieval Ivory Chessmen from the Isle of Lewis” is luring crowds to New York’s beloved Cloisters
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows, Museum Show

The Chessmen Have Landed “The Game of Kings: Medieval Ivory Chessmen from the Isle of Lewis” is luring crowds to New York’s beloved Cloisters

by Sara Evans When I lived in London after college, I was head over heels in love with all things medieval. Living in England was like living in a time machine. Weekends were spent visiting ancient cathedrals, old walking tracks and treasure houses. And whenever I could, I made a […]

Northern Light A landmark exhibit at Scandinavia House in New York illuminates the Scandinavian Modernist tradition.
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows

Northern Light A landmark exhibit at Scandinavia House in New York illuminates the Scandinavian Modernist tradition.

By Sara Evans One hundred years ago, in 1912, an entire year before the Armory show that shook the art world and turned it forever on its ear, an exhibit of 165 pieces of contemporary Scandinavian art was held. It had paintings, sculptures, textiles and ceramics, that were unlike any […]

Hypergraphia: The Cup Drawings– Studio in the Prow Gwyneth Leech’s work personifies New York City, measured in coffee cups.
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Hypergraphia: The Cup Drawings– Studio in the Prow Gwyneth Leech’s work personifies New York City, measured in coffee cups.

by Tina Seligman Due to rapid advancements in wireless technology and the nonstop pace of 21st century life, we access and touch the world with the palm of our hands. Curated by Cheryl McGinnis in partnership with Sprint, “Hypergraphia: The Cup Drawings – Studio in the Prow” explores how the […]

Women, Wealth, and Legacy Planning
Financial Planning, Investments

Women, Wealth, and Legacy Planning

Whether nurturing the values of children, fulfilling charitable goals, or making investment decisions that affect their own as well as their beneficiaries’ financial security, women play a central role in establishing and preserving family wealth. Women need to be involved, informed, and comfortable with their role as guardians of family […]

New Orleans Treasure Hunt M.S. Rau Antiques celebrates its Centennial in March,  and continues to raise the bar on collecting
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows, Auction, Books, Fashion

New Orleans Treasure Hunt M.S. Rau Antiques celebrates its Centennial in March, and continues to raise the bar on collecting

by Isabelle Kellogg As owners of the country’s largest and oldest antiques, fine arts and estate jewelry dealers in the US, the Rau family has seen its share of ups and downs over the decades at its historic gallery located in the French Quarter of New Orleans.  Three generations of […]

Mike Weiss Gallery Will Kurtz Extra F***ing Ordinary
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows

Mike Weiss Gallery Will Kurtz Extra F***ing Ordinary

January 12 – February 18, 2012 Mike Weiss Gallery is pleased to present Extra F***ing Ordinary, Will Kurtz’s debut exhibition at the gallery. The show consists of life size figural sculptures constructed of collaged torn sheets of newspaper, wood, wire, screws, tape and everyday objects which depict the characters captured […]

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Lily, Duchess of Marlborough (1854—1909): A Portrait with Husbands A new book casts light on America’s unknown “Buccaneer.”

by Sally E. Svenson Jennie Jerome, mother of Winston Churchill, was one. Consuelo Vanderbilt, wife of Winston’s cousin, the Duke of Marlborough, was another. But it is not widely known that there were three American women who married into the illustrious Churchill family of England in the last third of […]