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American decorative arts

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Museums & Heritage

Bringing back the Baroque—colonial style

Yale prepares for the 2012 installation of its decorative arts galleries by reconstructing a period room

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Art fairs

Americana in high favour at Philadelphia Antiques Show 2002

The event has become the main venue for collectors in this field

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Museums & Heritage

The Yale University Art Gallery has brought its 30 year-old decorative arts displays up-to-date, to good effect

Yes, you can show decorative arts and be interesting

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Art market

Ritzy auction prices for homespun objects: American Arts and Crafts design receives boost in popularity from Barbra Streisand

“At least thirty collectors are spending $200,000-500,000 a year at auction” on this branch of the decorative arts

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Colonial art

Books: a selection of the Art Institute of Chicago's holdings

Painting, design, and decorative arts from Colonial times until the Second World War