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  • THE FURNITURE OF WILLIAM MOORE: CRAFTSMAN SPOTLIGHT

    December 1st, 2016 · 1:02 pm  →  Art History Artist Spotlight Blog Furniture

    During the 18th century, Irish furniture design possessed a style so unique that it was distinguishable from its European counterparts. One of the most influential designers during this time was William Moore (Irish, active 18th century), who established his workshop in Dublin in 1782. Moore attended the Dublin Society Drawing School and then in theRead the Rest…

    AUGUST 19TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s another Friday, and we’re looking forward to the weekend! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This closes this weekend! The Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibition “Vanishing Beauty: Asian Jewelry and Ritual Objects from the Barbara and David Kipper Collection” is a wonderfulRead the Rest…

    JULY 29TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s Friday again and we can’t wait to see what the world has to offer this weekend!  Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. This weekend in Chicago, the Newberry Library is hosting its annual 200,000 used book fair. There are always wonderfulRead the Rest…

    JUNE 24TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    It’s another Friday and we’re looking forward to a sunny weekend full of summer delights!  Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Did you miss the last Randolph Street Market? Well here is your chance to catch it this month! This Saturday andRead the Rest…

    GOOD COPY, BAD COPY, REAL THING? MIDCENTURY FURNITURE’S AUTHENTICITY PROBLEM

    Midcentury design has experienced a surge in popularity such that the market has been flooded with copies. Only some of these are being made by the original manufacturers who, having been given the blessing of the original designers, continue to produce them in keeping with their original design. Most, however, are knock-offs, and it canRead the Rest…

    SEPTEMBER 4TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Today! The The Art Institute of Chicago‘s gallery talk, “The Buddha in India” begins at noon. Meet in Gallery 100 if interested. Follow Betty Seid on a tour to learn more about the Art Institute’s masterpiecesRead the Rest…