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Discover the Studio Movement in Boston: Events around the City

Artists of the Studio Movement create furniture, pottery, glass, metalwork, textiles, and jewelry for individual enjoyment rather than mass production. The movement traces its beginnings to the period just after World War II, and I, personally, have been watching the movement develop and mature for more than 30 years.

Over the years, I have had the pleasure to meet many studio artists in person. Knowing and connecting with the person who created a piece provides a fuller experience and understanding of the work.… Read More

AD 20/21 in Boston, Part I: Art & Design Come Alive

If you love art and design, or if you’re looking for decorative accessories for your home, AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries is the place to be this weekend. The show is open from March 15– 18, 2012 at the Boston Center for the Arts. Almost all of the dealers, designers, and artists at the show come from New England. It’s heartening to see fabulous art and design coming from the Boston area, and meeting the artists who make it happen. Even more interesting to me than the individual pieces of art is how designers choose to place different pieces together in mock room set-ups or arrangements. I love seeing how 20th Century Design pieces can be mixed with contemporary art and other unique accents.