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American Folk Art Museum Establishes the Anne Radice Education Fund
by M.A.D. staff

To honor Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice, who stepped down after five and a half years as executive director of the American Folk Art Museum, a fund for educational programming has been created. “During Dr. Radice’s tenure, more than 15,000 New York City public school students visited the museum, where folk and self-taught ... (Read More)

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Books Received, May 2018
by M.A.D. staff

Artist, Soldier, Lover, Muse by Arthur D. Hittner (Apple Ridge Press, 2017, 348 pp., softbound, $19.95). Arthur Hittner worked for eight years on a catalogue raisonné and biography of Harold J. Rabinowitz, a talented young Social Realist who died in 1944 at age 29 after being held by the Japanese for ... (Read More)

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Exhibitions: May 2018
by M.A.D. staff

Sally Mann (b. 1951), untitled (Scarred Tree), from the “Deep South” series, 1998, gelatin silver print. National Gallery of Art, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund. —Through May 28 —Washington, D.C. The National Gallery of Art (NGA) presents Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings. The exhibition of over 100 photographs reflects ... (Read More)

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The Collection of Ruth Bryson
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Pook & Pook, Downingtown, Pennsylvania Photos courtesy Pook & Pook In 1982 Ruth Bryson and her husband, Jack, bought a stone farmhouse in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, in the southern part of Lancaster County. After they restored it and filled it with appropriate Pennsylvania antiques, Ruth opened her antiques shop in a barn on ... (Read More)

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Olde Towne Hall Antiques Moves, Changes Name
by M.A.D. staff

Olde Town Hall Antiques in Stratham, New Hampshire, is moving across the street and changing its name. According to owner Natalie Healy, the business plans to open on April 2 at The Farmhouse on 33 at 148 Portsmouth Avenue in Stratham. “We will be in the farmhouse [across the street] to ... (Read More)

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Object Lessons
by Clayton Pennington

Object Lessons The case of the Bingham family Civil War memorial secretary, confirmed as a fake, offers some lessons. (M.A.D. published the story online on February 26, and it appears in this issue on page 12-A.) There’s no doubt that the saga stings. Dealer Allan Katz, the Wadsworth Atheneum, and the vetting ... (Read More)

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New Executive Director of Winter Antiques Show Named
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Winter Antiques Show dealers were recently informed by e-mail of a “significant development” concerning the show. They were told that “As a result of our discussions with Catherine Sweeney Singer, we have decided that she will be stepping down as Executive Director. We are pleased that she will be available ... (Read More)

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Showtime Auction Services to Hold Auction in New Venue
by M.A.D. staff

Showtime Auction Services will hold its first big auction event of 2018 at a new venue on new dates. The auction will be held the weekend of April 20-22, about three weeks later than usual, at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, 10871 Quirk Road in Belleville, Michigan. Belleville is located east ... (Read More)

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Expands to Atlanta
by M.A.D. staff

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will open its newest location in Atlanta, Georgia, this spring. In September 2017 the auction firm announced its expansion into Atlanta after hiring director of business development Mary Calhoun. Before that announcement, in April 2017, Michael Shapiro, former director of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, ... (Read More)

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Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné Scores Court Win
by M.A.D. staff

On April 5 Judge Andrea Masley dismissed a lawsuit filed in a New York court by the Mayor Gallery, Ltd. against the Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné LLC and several individual defendants. The judge also ordered Mayor Gallery to pay the legal fees of the Agnes Martin Catalogue Raisonné LLC and ... (Read More)
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