Rising up in the midst of the Charleston Historic District, what is today the Gibbes Museum of Art was founded in 1858 and has inhabited a sumptuous beaux-arts monument, inspired by the works of Andrea Palladio, since 1905.
“The Super Bowl, Wimbledon—whatever you want to compare it to, that’s what this week is for Native American art in Santa Fe.”
In his fashion work, designer Pierre Cardin sought to remake the human body in his sculptural ideal.
The Getty Museum has mounted an exhibition devoted to some of the most splendid of bestiaries, Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World.
An exhibition at the Brandywine River Museum surveys the adventurous enchantments of illustrator N. C. Wyeth
The American Folk Art Museum shows off a recent gift of quilts
Three New York cultural institutions—the New York Public Library, the Grolier Club, and the Morgan Library and Museum—as well as the Library of Congress, are putting on summer exhibitions to honor the poet of democracy, empathy, and “the body electric.”
Both Dadaism and surrealism were movements started not by visual artists but by poets; it was the book, not the canvas, that was terra firma.
Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion is on view at the Brooklyn Museum from July 20 to January 5, 2020
It is the nature of art history to bring to light beautiful objects that have long lain hidden from sight. This is true of almost every ancient artifact, and many a medieval one, that we admire today. But there is something special about the discovery of the objects to be seen in The Colmar Treasure: A Medieval Jewish Legacy.