The good, the bad, and the ugly.
They crossed our path and we lived to tell the tale. Check them out in the Street Arts Graphics Collection!
Casta paintings of the eighteenth century tried to show who was who in New Spain. But reality was much more complicated.
Posters are part of a tradition of object-based learning at the Rhode Island School of Design.
When artists showed solidarity with one another and the larger labor movement, they won federal patronage.
Pharmacy genius, Henry Solomon Wellcome amassed a lot of knowledge—and amazing tchotchkes too.
When the Metropolitan Museum of Art excluded artworks from a major exhibition all about Harlem, Black artists protested the erasure.
Coade stone was all the rage in late eighteenth-century architecture, and a mother-and-daughter team was behind it all.
Before the French Revolution, professional models were salaried professionals. That would all change in the nineteenth century.
Prodigies, or monsters, were opaque and flexible symbols that signaled that God was sending some message.