Grab a basket full of goodies and a big hat–we’re going on an art-historical picnic!
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Art history is full of depictions of performances of all kinds! So get ready for showtime, and let’s go on a field trip to the theater.
As we all know, due to the current global health crisis, most of us are either unable to (or don’t want to) go out to our favorite places–even though a lot of us now have some free time to do … Continued
At 91, artist Yayoi Kusama has been creating artwork for several decades, and it’s about time everybody knew her name.
With vibrant illustrations and a brilliant biography of Leonora Carrington’s life, Michelle Markel and Amanda Hall’s Out of This World: The Surreal Art of Leonora Carrington is a must-read picture book perfect for kids and parents alike.
If you’ve been on social media in the past few hours (come on, we know you have), you’ve most likely been discouraged by more coronavirus news. Unless, that is, you follow Covid Classics on Instagram. Ran by four roommates who … Continued
On the surface, Gilbert Stuart’s Lansdowne Portrait of George Washington and James Rosenquist’s painting President Elect featuring JFK have nothing in common. But both reflect the eras in whichttps://npg.si.edu/blog/gilbert-stuart-paints-george-washingtonh these men were in power–and make a case for the power of art.
In honor of Valentine’s Day 2020, we present 7 lovey-dovey scenes from art history.
It may be December, but there’s no snow in sight–at least for us. We don’t know about you, but here at the Art Docent Program, we could use a snow day. And since there’s no winter weather on the forecast … Continued
“Pre-Raphaelite Sisters” at London’s National Portrait Gallery seeks to shed light on the women of the Pre-Raphaelite movement.