With its tenderly human tableaux painted on a golden background, the St. John Altarpiece, attributed to Francescuccio Ghissi (active 1359–1374), was a gem of Italian art at the dawn of the Renaissance. But at some point in the nineteenth or early twentieth century, the altarpiece was sawn apart to separate its nine constituent panels.
Frédéric Bazille at the National Gallery of Art.
The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia opened on April 19th.
In the Berkshires, two blue-blooded artists made a home for modernism in America.
We think of the art of ancient Greece as the epitome of serene beauty and refinement, but a new exhibition at the Onassis Cultural Center in New York reveals how often deep, even combustible, feelings were expressed in the artifacts of the Hellenic civilization.
An adventurous photographer and a Midwestern librarian—trailblazers both.
Portrait medals at the Frick.
The seventh edition of Dispatches, a new sporadical email newsletter about the arts of the past as they live in the present day by Elizabeth Pochoda, Advisory Editor, The Magazine ANTIQUES.
What the name of the house lacks in poetry it makes up in simplicity.
In September 1609, in search of a northwest passage to Asia, Henry Hudson and his crew sailed their ship the Half Moon up a course of water that the locals then called Mohicanituk (“River That Flows Both Ways”).