Humble in size but widely accessible, postcards became powerful tools for spreading propaganda during the first half of the twentieth century.
Victorian-era womanhood typically conjures images of ever-decorous ladies in bustles and dainty gloves. Lesser known are the women who pushed boundaries and flouted traditional roles—some through political activism or professional pursuits, others by simply living their lives as they desired.
The historic house in Garrison, New York is presenting a lively exhibition of furniture made for the long haul
This year, New Mexico celebrates the centenary of the arrival of Gustave Baumann, the master printmaker who captured the state’s magic—from its deserts to its deep forests.
When the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint died in 1944, a few days shy of her eighty-second birthday, she left more than twelve hundred paintings and drawings, along with some 124 notebooks, sketch pads, and book manuscripts containing approximately twenty-six thousand pages of written notes and reflections.
The colorful earthenware known as faience is an especially appealing category of French ceramics. Beginning this fall, the Frick Collection is exhibiting one of the finest private collections of early faience.
An exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art examines the career of Doris Ulmann, from New York portrait studio to the byways of Appalachia
Mexico’s surrealist painters and writers are well-known; perhaps less familiar are its surrealist photographers.
An exhibition of global devotional offerings at the Bard Graduate Center
Combine the artistic sensibilities of the Bayeux Tapestry with the epic scope and milieu of Moby-Dick, add a dash of Barnumesque showmanship, and you get The Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ’Round the World.