We know precious little about the painter’s life, and we know even less about his work’s meaning. A new book argues that the artist wanted it that way.
“If you’re going to do art history,” Steinberg declared, “you’d better know what your artists were looking at. And that has to include prints.”
Inspired by children’s drawings, Hungarian folklore, and medieval legends, Torma’s playful, hand-sewn worlds are engrossing.
“The Wig: A Hairbrained History” explores the wig as a tool for gender bending, seduction, and disguise in a collection of fanciful short essays.
Despite a career spanning six decades, Jaramillo’s rigorous, original work has largely been overlooked by museums and markets — until now.
“Uninvited Guests” looks at sexism in Spain during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and at the museum’s own essential role in perpetuating it.
Ramirez identified as a conceptual artist, but unlike his peers, his work is “filled with a deep and palpable humanity.”
Watercolor: A History features over 300 dazzling, full-color illustrations, all specially printed on Munken paper to capture the intensity and texture of the original works.
The exhibition Wise and Valiant: Women and Writing in the Spanish Golden Age rescues nearly 30 women from historical oblivion in a display of over 40 manuscripts and publications.
Amauta affirmed the rights and political demands of Latin America’s indigenous groups and recognized their cultures as vital and authentic alternatives to Hispanicized, colonial narratives.
Canada and Impressionism closes an art-historical gap on the Canadian artists who made the journey to France — most of whom are little known or studied — and explores what happened when they went back home.
Beginning in the 17th century, instructional drawing books democratized the practice of drawing in Europe, allowing aspiring artists to learn at home and at their own pace.