An important new exhibition traces the life and work of Thomas W. Commeraw, free Black potter of early New York.
A Venetian Master Reconsidered
Few painters have experienced as great a fluctuation in their posthumous fortunes as Vittore Carpaccio, the subject of a current exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC…
End notes: Frill Seekers
Did you ever wonder how Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s use of distinctive collars with her judicial robes ever came about?
Field Notes: Philadelphia Stories
Big things are afoot at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, this country’s first museum and school of fine arts, very big things.
Current and coming: Artistic DNA at the Salmagundi Club
All about an exhibition at the Salmagundi Club
Philadelphia’s Woodmere Art Museum celebrates a native son, the progressive artist George Biddle
Current and coming: True colors at the Met
An exhibition at the Met reveals the vibrant colors of classical Greek and Roman sculpture
A new exhibition explores the ways that Tudor England absorbed the artistic styles of the Continent and made them its own
Venice: Through a Glass, and Darkly
An art exhibition in DC explores the desuetude and crystalline rebirth of Venice in the late nineteenth century
Required reading at the Boston Athenæum
Everyone has played the game: if you were stranded on a desert island, what books (or music, movies, or companions) would you want with you?
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