The former shield featured the family crest of Isaac Royall, Jr., who made his wealth through the labor of enslaved people.
Wallis tore up the rule book and pointed a way forward for British painting.
In Homelands, artists variously characterize home as “a transient dwelling,” “an ongoing process,” and “other people.”
The installation featured the names of 250 people who died from opioid overdoses recorded on the museum’s stairs.
Featuring more than 40 contemporary works created by international artists, the exhibition challenges accepted notions about migration. On view through January 5, 2020.
Expansive exhibition features works by major artists, including student exercises, design objects, photographs, textiles, typography, paintings, and archival materials.
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard explores centuries of weapons from around the world that double as works of art.
A pair of bronze statues of nude revelers riding panthers are the only surviving works in metal by Michelangelo, a new study claims.
Back in the 1930s, a group of amateur climbers scaled the centuries-old Gothic stonework and shaky water pipes to reach the spires of the Cambridge colleges.
From the earthy mineral pigments ground from azurite to paint a sky, to paper given its luster from yak brains, the creation of Tibetan Buddhist texts is being examined down to its bare materials at the University of Cambridge’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
People have always loved a good lurid story, the more complicated by family twists and accented by violence the better. Back in the 19th century, thousands of chapbooks were printed in Spain and England that chronicled grisly crimes and romantic intrigue for the public, and since a large part of the population was illiterate, there were always great images to catch the curious eye.
Cambridge, MA — The first thing I wanted to see, for reasons that will become clear in a few days, was a Walter Gropius building. Instead, the first thing I came across was the most talented Nebraskan you’ve never heard of.
I passed Pierre Menard Gallery in Cambridge on my way to look at an old Walter Gropius building, and the name, taken from a Borges story I’ve read and love, drew me in.