Category Archives: museums

Woman Written Back Into History

One great event from the opening of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture is that designers of color now have public acknowledgement of their famous work. One such woman is Ann Lowe, who created Jackie … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, everyone! Today we look at another oldy-but-goodie, Art in America. This title was founded in 1913 by Frederic Fairchild Sherman, who was a noted collector and art critic of this era. The focus of the magazine was originally on … Continue reading

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More is More: cover that surface!

I’m off this week to see an exhibition of medieval embroidery at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. So you can come too, I’ve compiled some images of this sort of embroidery and some of the books we have … Continue reading

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