A Spanish princess who became a German queen, Margarita Teresa lived a life structured by Catholicism and cut short by consanguinity.
A deeply ingrained interest in stolen objects and their recovery reflects our collective uncertainty over how we value art.
Marginalized in early histories of Modernist literature, Hastings left a mark on one of the most influential literary magazines of the early twentieth century.
California citrus growers drew on mass-printing techniques and advances in color lithography to create distinctive brands for their boxes.
One of the few women permitted to wear trousers during the Third Republic, the French artist developed a sense of self through her clothing choices.
The first Black woman to have a regularly published comic strip, Ormes gave form to the political and social concerns of Black Americans.
The 1927 art and literature magazine only ran for a single issue, but “proved an integral component of Harlem Renaissance cultural production."
It's all birds and flowers and kittens in these greeting cards. May they, as one of the cards says, keep winter from your heart.
Puerto Rican queers produced theater and film that made them mainstays of the New York underground arts movement of the 1950s and ’60s.
The cult of relics dates back to the second and third centuries, when Christian martyrs were often killed in ways that fragmented the body.