Author Archives: ewmiller

Woolacroc Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Visiting Woolaroc, the Home and Museum of Frank Phillips

Visiting Woolaroc, the Home and Museum of Frank Phillips

In 1927 guests were invited to the lodge of oil magnate Frank Phillips. A new Steinway Duo-Art piano had arrived providing the perfect occasion. Throughout the evening however, guests noticed Mr Phillips set drink glasses on the finish and struck matches on the expensive instrument. They may have thought he was off his rocker, but

Bakewell Pittsburgh Glass at the Met in New York

Pittsburgh Glass at the Met

Sometimes it is incorrectly assumed that museums are filled only with very high-end items with very high price tags. Indeed, many of the items are in those categories. Especially in the decorative arts, museums also collect items to record the history of design and production. While the collection of glass from Pittsburgh at the Metropolitan

Sam England and Eric de Llamas

Art and the Self, New Works at Ro2

Good art can take time. It can take time to create, and time to take in. We don’t often think of art as collaborative, but often it requires more collaboration than we recognize. A new work on display at Ro2 Gallery in Downtown Dallas took several years to comple, and is the work of two