New York Frick expansion

Enjoy this about the expansion of the Frick in the Wall Street Journal this week! Thanks Betsy for sharing.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/in-defense-of-the-frick-1418773593

Paris, New York, Boston: recommended reading

Here is a great book! With chapters on Louisine Havemeyer, JP Morgan, and Isabella Stewart Gardner, and more, this books provides a rich background for understanding the art of collecting in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Full of detail, drama, gossip, and real research, this book is a lively look into the private . . . → Read More: Paris, New York, Boston: recommended reading

Reading List for Winterthur Museum and Brandywine Valley

For more in-depth information on Winterthur Museum and the many museums of the Brandywine River Valley (in Delaware and Pennsylvania), I suggest the following books and article:

Bibliography

Andrew Wyeth, The New York Times

Cantor, Jay E. Winterthur. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997.

Cooper, Wendy A. An American Vision: Henry Francis du . . . → Read More: Reading List for Winterthur Museum and Brandywine Valley

Amy's Winterthur story

Why Winterthur? Perhaps you are wondering why I am leading an art tour to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, and the Brandywine River Valley in May? Quite simply this is a spectacular time of year to visit this spot on planet earth. The gardens are in their full glory, and the way that the du Ponts “painted” . . . → Read More: Amy’s Winterthur story