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Stories with subject: Decorative arts
  • Chinese quilts add color at Michigan State Museum 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 5:33 am

    EAST LANSING, Michigan - The colorful Chinese quilts on display at the Michigan State University Museum have plenty in common with handmade quilts from the United States: techniques of applique and patchwork, uses as bed coverings.

  • Maya Angelou's art collection sells for nearly $1.3 million 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 7:51 pm

    NEW YORK - The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou sold for nearly $1.3 million on Tuesday.

  • School dedicates chapel with stained glass by Danish artist 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 11:50 am

    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A new $14 million chapel at a Christian university featuring stained glass windows created by a Danish artist incorporates a design that the school said seeks to draw worshippers with a sense of awe, transcendence, inspiration and intimacy.