Marking the 50th anniversary of the gift of the Gamble House to the University of Southern California, the Initiatives in Art & Culture 18th annual Conference revisits Pasadena, and most significantly, some of the most important domestic architecture of the region. Taking place Thursday, September 22nd - Sunday September 25th, this 4-day conference highlights the work of Greene and Greene while discussing other regional highlights of the Arts & Crafts Movement in Pasadena.
A vintage hammered sterling silver brooch with leaves by Joan Polsdorfer, who signed her work JoPoL, and was the first American designer to work for Georg Jensen, USA. Marked on the back JoPoL, Sterling and design number 317.
Maker: Joan Polsdorfer JoPoL
Location: San Antonio, TX
Date made: Ca. 1950's-60's.
Dimensions: Brooch measures 1 7/8" across and 1 7/8" high.
I love museums, but sometimes I simply cannot understand them.More than two decades ago I stepped into a modest Iowa art museum, where I discovered a small room totally dedicated to the nineteen lithographs their native son Grant Wood had created during the last five years of his brief life (1891-1942). Each of the nineteen 9” x 12” lithographs, printed in editions of 250, captured what Grant Wood believed was a rapidly disappearing aspect of Midwestern...
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This article features excerpts by Jonathan Clancy from Arts & Crafts Metalwork
Since the release of its 274 page catalog, Arts And Crafts Metalwork From The Collection Of The Two Red Roses Foundation, authored by David Cathers and Jonathan Clancy, the Foundation has continued to acquire beautiful examples of metalwork to add to its collection. The following objects will be displayed in the forthcoming Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, MAACM, alongside...