Quilt Art: L’Art du Patchwork

February 20, 2013 | By Heidi Ellison | What's New Art & Culture

Paris Update Art Notes BEAUTIFULLY PIECED TOGETHER  “Queen Kapi’olani’s Fan Quilt.” Early 20th century, Hawaii. © American Museum in Britain “Quilt Art: L’Art du Patchwork” at the Mona Bismarck American Center for Art & Culture in Paris features 25 patchwork quilts … Read More

Katsinam Auction

February 7, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Paris Update Art Notes AMERICAN MASKS IN PARIS The Zuni rattlesnake kachina, a Situlilu helmet mask, is made of leather, wood, turkey feathers, and wool. Estimate: €20,000-€25,000. Under strong protest from the Hopi community in the United States (read about … Read More

Mary Cassatt in Paris

February 7, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Paris Update Art Notes AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST IN PARIS Mary Cassatt: “The Bath” (1890-91), an etching with drypoint and aquatint. American Impressionist Mary Cassatt (1824-1926), who lived most of her life in France, is best known for portraying mothers and babies. … Read More

Hey!

February 7, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Paris Update Art Notes THE GOOD, THE WEIRD AND THE GROTESQUE Joe Coleman’s “Devil Anse Hatfield.” © Halle Saint Pierre. The second edition of the “HEY! Modern Art & Pop Culture” exhibition features a number of American artists, including Joe … Read More