One of the best-known illustrators of the “golden age of children’s gift books,” Dulac was also a subtle purveyor of Allied propaganda during the Great War.
Japanese Metabolists argued that architecture should be adaptable, changing as a city changed. Why, then, is this icon of Metabolism being dismantled?
An association of Montreal-based artists, the Beaver Hall Group embraced the free-spirited Jazz Age in their work, their habits, and their lifestyles.
As preservationists grapple with crumbling monuments in Brazil and Peru, they’re also confronting the progressive agendas that originally shaped the buildings.
The French painter Edgar Degas was Impressionism’s most energetic and inventive frame designer.
The American artist brought the physical world into fashion photography in ways that were often unappreciated or unpredictable.
How does the medium in which an image is rendered, its materiality, shape our perception of the subject matter?
Need to clean your sixteenth-century distemper painting? Try a piece of bread (at your own risk).
When we examine the subject, foreground, and background of an image separately, the nuances of the scene emerge.
The men and women who tracked down looted art after WWII didn’t just go after stuff stolen by the Nazis. They also searched for treasures stolen by the Japanese. Sort of.