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Museum of the City of New York Spotlights Jacob A. Riis and the ‘Other Half’

The Museum of the City of New York's guest curator Bonnie Yochelson has put together "Jacob A. Riis…

‘Interior Landmarks’ at the Four Seasons

At the launch of "Interior Landmarks: Treasures of New York," at the Four Seasons restaurant, the…

Looking Back at Balenciaga’s Storied Past

The ups and downs of the fashion house reflected over the years.

Peter, Paul and Mary’s Noel Paul Stookey Performs at Museum of the City of New York

Stookey played at the Museum of the City of New York partly to celebrate the "Folk City" exhibition.

Book Excerpt: “Visionary Women”

Angella M. Nazarian discusses women who have changed the world.

Reading Roundup: The Best Fall Books

It's all grist for the picture-book mill: great Renaissance jewels; handsome vintage and modern watches…

Book Excerpt: “The Watch Book”

The authors of "The Watch Book" describe the origins of the wristwatch, when a jeweler to the court of…

Book Excerpt: “Badgley Mischka: American Glamour”

Mark Badgley and James Mischka create entrance-making evening dresses that blend elegant simplicity and the…

Book Excerpt: “Coco Chanel: The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon”

With her simplified silhouettes and shortened hemlines, Coco Chanel revolutionized 20th century fashion. And…

Book Excerpt: “Interior Landmarks: Treasures of New York”

This book examines buildings which have landmarked interiors, from Grand Central Station to the Ford…

Book Excerpt: “Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson”

Deeply influenced by the ideals and creations of Bauhaus, Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson infused MoMA…

Book Excerpt: “Fashion: A Timeline in Photographs, 1850 to Today”

This is a book excerpt from a new book, which shows, year by year, how fashion changed in 165 years, along…

Excerpt From “Portraits in Lace: Breton Women”

What's in a headdress? Plenty, if it's the traditional one of a Breton woman, as a new book from Thames…

Book Excerpt: “Rescuing Eden: Preserving America’s Historic Gardens”

America has had many great gardens over the centuries, but it has lost many, too. "Rescuing Eden" is about…

Book Excerpt: “Jewels of the Renaissance”

What characterized the jewels of the Renaissance? Plenty of gold and bold, colorful gems, often with…