• Blog
  • OCTOBER 31: FRIDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    October 31st, 2014 · 3:35 pm  →  Ancient Art Appraisal Art History Art Market Contemporary Art Link Roundup

    Happy Halloween! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet.   Opening tomorrow at the Art Institute of Chicago: “James Welling: Diary of Elizabeth and James Dixon, 1840-41.” “Diary/Landscape,” a central part of this exhibition, was his first mature body of work which heralded theRead the Rest…

    CELEBRATING MIR APPRAISAL’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY: VIEW FROM THE EAGLE’S NEST

    October 31st, 2014 · 2:41 pm  →  American History Appraisal Art History Blog

    In honor of our 20th year in business, each month we will feature a favorite research case from our past. This month’s article describes our work with public libraries and other learning institutions to research, preserve and protect their collections of treasured objects for future generations.  Throughout MIR Appraisal’s 20 years in business, we have been fortunateRead the Rest…

    OCTOBER 24: FRIDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet.   Opening next week at the Art Institute of Chicago, focus: Lucy McKenzie is an exhibition that analyzes the implications and possibilities of self-appropriation. In the exhibition, which will be on view October 28 to January 18, 2015, McKenzie has re-imaginedRead the Rest…

    ARTISAN GLASS AND PERFUME: FROM THE 19TH CENTURY TO TODAY

    October 24th, 2014 · 9:32 am  →  19th Century Art 20th Century art Art History Art Nouveau Blog Decorative objects

    This article is the second installment in our series on artisan glass and perfume. For part one of this series, please click here. THE DECORATIVE GLASS GIANTS Towards the advent of the 20th century, several key glass designers had emerged as brands that are still recognizable today. Émile Gallé established a studio and crystal firm inRead the Rest…

    OCTOBER 17: FRIDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    October 17th, 2014 · 4:49 pm  →  Blog

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend, take part in Open House Chicago! This annual event is one of our favorite Chicago traditions, and we hope that it will become on of yours too: The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is aRead the Rest…

    OCTOBER 13: MONDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    October 13th, 2014 · 10:22 am  →  20th Century art Art Market Blog Conservation Contemporary Art News

    Every week, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Today is your last chance to see the Magritte exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago! This exhibition, the first major museum show to focus on the artist’s most profoundly inventive and experimental years, features over 100 paintings,Read the Rest…

    ARTISAN GLASS AND PERFUME: FROM THE ANCIENT TO THE MODERN

    EARLY GLASS AND PERFUME The history of glass manufacture has been tightly interwoven with the production of perfume since the first bottles were made around the fifteenth century B.C.E. The use of perfume was not only a feature of daily life, but also an intrinsic part of funerary customs and religious rituals for ancient cultures.Read the Rest…

    OCTOBER 6: MONDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    October 6th, 2014 · 11:30 am  →  American History Art History Blog Conservation Contemporary Art Travel

    Today, to start off your week with some art-related news, we are featuring a Monday link roundup! This weekend, The 1968 Exhibit opened at the Chicago History Museum. The exhibit, which has been touring the United States since October 2011, focuses on all the conflicts and movements of those tumultuous twelve months: The 1968 Exhibit is filledRead the Rest…