Art Reads: “Girl In Hyacinth Blue”

There’s very little that piques our interest like a good mystery. . .especially art historical mysteries. Missing works of famous artists referenced in documents throughout history continue to beguile us centuries later. We yearn to know what happened to these … Continued

The Forger Who Fooled the Nazis: Han van Meegeren

If you read last week’s blog post, you’ll know that this week, we promised to give you an updated, full-length version of the story of Han van Meegeren, the famous Dutch forger whose imbeccable forgeries fooled art experts and Nazi … Continued

Art for All: The Met Opens Online Access in New Initiative

In a world where almost everything is now easily-accessible (thanks to the Internet), access to the art world has, for the most part, remained somewhat difficult. Despite some major museums worldwide offering free admission, it still seems like art museums … Continued

An Art History Halloween!

There’s a crisp breeze in the air, which means that Halloween is just around the corner! Which means, if you’re like most of us, you’re struggling to come up with a last-minute costume that won’t break the bank–which can be … Continued