Posted 11/13/12

The Huntington murals at the Yale University Art Gallery

Even without the sumptuous marble and gilded surfaces, tapestries, and stained glass of their original environment, the new Yale University Art Gallery installation of the Huntington murals is a critical aid in the reconstruction of a little known but important part of our cultural history. 

Posted 11/13/12

The opulent vision of Paolo Veronese

An exhibition of the sixteenth-century master at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida, reveals an artist uniquely committed to art, wealth, and aristocracy.

Posted 11/13/12

The coming storm: American landscape painting and the Civil War

The role of the Civil War in redefining America is well known.  What is less well understood is the profound way in which the conflict changed American Art. 

Posted 11/13/12

South America's epic past unfolds in a New York City town house

Living with antiques: A look inside the home of Roberta and Richard Huber, whose collection will be featured in a forthcoming exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Posted 11/11/12

All About Eats: Art and the American Imagination in Chicago

Decorative arts, paintings, menus, and recipes describe three centuries of American appetites at the Art Institute of Chicago. The works assembled sample the complex stew of art, politics, class, race, gender, and commerce with an eye toward the ever mutable American character.