Built by a Hungarian, named for an eighteenth-century house he owned in London, lent after his death to a museum in Berlin, and now residing at the Dallas Museum of Art—the Keir Collection of Islamic Art is the epitome of global cultural exchange even before you consider its contents.
A glimpse of the possible future of museum displays of historical artifacts can be seen in the recent opening of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor.
A body of work that has received scant attention from collectors is on view this spring at the National Gallery of Art.
The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts is revisiting the grand era of ocean liner travel.
How three museums are celebrating the 100th birthday of Andrew Wyeth.
A powerful exhibition looks at World War I through the lens of American Art.
Revisiting Harvard’s Philosophy Chamber.
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.
In the Berkshires, two blue-blooded artists made a home for modernism in America.