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Front Lines: A Wolfsonian Blog

Words (and sometimes wisdom) from the vanguard

Spring 2024

World's Columbian Exposition Souvenir Ball
Saving Our Schultze & Weaver Archives
Celebrating Women of the Harlem Renaissance
Alberto H. Gagliardo's "Fumo" Painting
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Badges
Rosa Lowinger's Dwell Time

Fall 2023

Bruno Munari's Futurist Antipasto Service
A Spooktacular Collection Selection
Micky Wolfson Tells the Story of Our Building

Summer 2023

Baldwin American Art Piano
Previewing "All the World's a Stage"
Jinrikisha Days in Japan

Spring 2023

BMW R 60/2 Motorcycle and Steib Sidecar
Victory Swatter
The Laurence Miller Collection

Fall 2022

A Taste of Power, A Glimpse at Maps
A Misfit Mural
Behind the Scenes of "Turn the Beat Around"

Summer 2022

Maurice Adams's Desk and the Mystery of Marion Dorn
From Trash to Treasure
A Total Work of Art

Spring 2022

When Good Homes Go Bad
Doris Lee's Painting of a Girl Sewing
Air-Minded Miami
Augusta Savage's "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
Objects of Our Affection
A. Philip Randolph and a Dream Deferred

Fall 2021

A Wild, Wacky Wolfsonian Shopping Guide
Bas van Beek's Wolfsonian-Inspired Tapestry
Red Comet Fire Extinguishers
A Birds Eye View of Greater Miami
Women at War
Once More, The Lights Are Bright On Broadway
Barney Seale's Sculpture of Grief

Summer 2021

Esther Bruton's Corn Dance Screen
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Book Cover
Remembering the Bonus Army
Hitting the Road
For the Record
The Completed Buildings of Schultze and Weaver
Cyril Power's Escalator Print
The Hindenburg's Unhappy Anniversary
Donald Vogel's Subway Maypole

Spring 2021

Fondation Rothschild Design Drawings
Giving Art a Voice
Unveiling the Secrets of Decaf
Civil War Commemorative Medallion
Studebaker brochure
The Cycle of an Artist's Life
Cuban Coca-Cola Coaster
Harmon Foundation Exhibition Catalogue
The Art of Conversation
Citizen 13660, by Miné Okubo
For Freedom, by Arthur Huff Fauset
Inclusive Collecting
Behind the Scenes of "An Artful Future"
John Woodrow Wilson's Self-Portrait
Strange Synchronicities

Fall 2020

Testing, 1-2-3
Don't Call It a Comeback
Masked Up
Dial M for Micky
Vote for America
The Hope of Travel
Past Imperfect
Edge of Your Seat
Collecting Under COVID

Summer 2020

We've Been Busy. How 'Bout You?
Propaganda, Satire, and Venom
Creepy Cults
Design for Victory
A Love Letter to Longhand
What Museums Mean to Us
The Picture of Health
Why Do Bad Guys Live in Good Houses?
The Conservator Within

Spring 2020

They Came in with a Wrecking Ball
To All the Grads We've Been Before
Let the Music Play
Hollywood, You're Doing It Wrong
Enlarger of the Common Life
The Urgency of Earth Day
The Great Wolfsonian Bake Off
Keep Calm and Poster On
Heroes, Past and Present
Binge Guide
The Show Must Go On(line)