The 9th-century Lindau Gospels, named for its former home at the Lindau Abbey on Lake Constance in Germany, wasn’t the first book J. Pierpont Morgan purchased for his library, but in the collections of the Morgan Library & Museum, it’s labeled “MS M. 1.”
MOSCOW — The Turkish Olympics imitate the internal configuration of Turkish identity without being held accountable for its many contradictions, uncertainties, and catastrophes.
“It’s hard to paint around a cloud,” said Tacita Dean the other day.
Tens of thousands of magic lantern slides, for decades hidden in the collections of museums and archives across Europe, are currently being digitized and released into the public domain.
The acclaimed writer James Baldwin moved from New York to Paris in 1948 and then to Saint-Paul de Vence in the south of France, where he eventually died with his longtime lover, the obscure Swiss painter Lucien Happersberger, at his side.
In The Book of Conrad, a documentary profiling the life and creative practice of poet CAConrad, we see anger anew: as the impulse behind living, behind ritual, even behind prayer.
An architect’s restoration of a 9th-century Moorish castle in southern Spain has drawn outcry from locals and historians, with many drawing comparisons between the registered national monument’s new look and the infamous case of Beast Jesus.
At age 77, Louise Fishman, one of America’s most important women artists, will enjoy her first career retrospective, organized by the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, New York, from April 3 to July 31, 2016.
HONG KONG — After the Tiananmen uprising and ensuring crackdown in 1989, the Chinese art world nosedived in a stark and different direction.
The name of Chinese actress and pop singer Fan Bingbing has been cropping up more and more frequently in the headlines of Western news publications.
In 2013, a blue plaque, the historic marker of British heritage, was bestowed, for the first time, on the home of a witch.
Weimar book artists mashed up the styles of new art movements — Expressionism, New Objectivity, Constructivism, plus photography — to design unique and politically provocative covers and jackets.