Ordinary

Au musée du quotidien, l’ordinaire devient extraordinaire

At the museum of everyday life, the ordinary becomes extraordinary

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. This old English proverb echoes the Museum of Everyday Life. Installed in an old barn in the north of the state of Vermont, he is interested in the hidden aesthetics of small objects (safety pins, old matchboxes, rusty keys, scissors). Far from being static, this place moves since …

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Sarah Minnich dans le rôle de Rita Alter et Glenn Howerton dans le rôle de Jerry Alter dans 'The Thief Collector' (Crédit : Autorisation/Museum & Crane)

“Ordinary” Jewish pensioners responsible for stealing $160M artwork?

Jerry and Rita Alter were a nice retired Jewish couple who had moved from New Jersey to New Mexico. He was a music teacher and wrote fiction in his spare time, she was a speech therapist, and together they spent their free time traveling the world, from Anguilla to Tahiti. But, in reality, no one …

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