Tag Archives: Doylestown

Leaving Bricks and Mortar for Future Generations

In museums today, there are directors and there are artists. Rarely is one person both. Bruce Katsiff, fine art photographer and Director/CEO of the James A. Michener Art Museum for more than two decades, is that rare individual. Beginning in … Continue reading

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Running with Wolves

The front-page picture in The New York Times shows a group of people standing on a balcony in Iraq. Flanked by colorful cloths, the men, women and children are looking down to the street, where there has just been an … Continue reading

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Everything Falls into Place

Every two years, the Rush Holt campaign commissions a local artist to design a fine art print, which becomes a poster for the campaign. This year’s print depicts original tile artwork of artist Katherine Hackl of Lambertville. Her magnificent tiles … Continue reading

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Inner Vision

I know this table! I’m pretty sure I saw this in his studio when I visited John Sears several years ago. The late Mr. Sears’ illustration will be on view at the James A. Michener Art Museum‘s Bucks County and … Continue reading

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Moravian Tile and Pottery

Today, while cruising through Doylestown, Pa., I was reminded of a visit I made a few years ago to the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930) was a Renaissance man. Harvard educated, he was a historian, archaeologist, … Continue reading

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O do di do do

Imagine listening to the radio inside this magnificent cabinet from George Nakashima! On view through December 24 at Moderne Gallery in Philadelphia, “Early Furniture by George Nakashima, 1936-1956: The Architect Designs” traces the developments of George Nakashima’s early years as … Continue reading

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Not Little Red’s Basket

When I first heard that the hip Michener Museum in Doylestown, Pa., was having an exhibit on baskets, I thought, huh? Then I saw the pictures — these are not the baskets your grandmother set her apple pie in! Intertwined: … Continue reading

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