Join Hrag Vartanian in conversation with Cathy Renna & Eduardo Ayala Fuentes at Swann Galleries on Monday, June 17 from 6 to 8 pm.
Artist Cristina Pitter helps us open Pride Month with a paean from her performance piece, Decolonizing the Color of Queerness
A historical scene from the Chesapeake-Leopard affair (the 1807 incident that led to the War of 1812), the painting is headed for auction on April 5.
A rare first edition of the Poeticon Astronomicon, printed in Germany in 1492, is headed to auction at Swann.
In 1801, British writer and engraver Joseph Strutt published a compendium of bizarre medieval pastimes.
Engravings by Francisco Agüera Bustamante in The Astounding Life of Death show the bony figure in a variety of roles, from a baby to a king.
A previously unrecorded photograph of the trailblazing abolitionist is going to auction later this month, and the Harriet Tubman Home historic site hopes to be the top bidder.
A new photograph of Harriet Tubman adds to the visual record of this renowned African American.
In these stereoviews populated by skeletons, hell is host to boating races, parties, and even a lavish boudoir for one “Madame Satan.”
An auction at Swann Galleries offers over 200 posters that capture the thrill of increased globalization and emerging modes of travel.
A trove of early printed medical, scientific, and travel books is going up for sale at Swann Auctions, though many are more valuable for the strange beliefs and tastes they betray about their times.
Works from the private art collection of renowned poet and author Maya Angelou will soon go on public display.