Tag Archives: American Museum of Natural History


Pictures at an Exhibition
Oviraptorosaurs are cousins to T. rex, but closer cousins to modern birds. They are fairly small, birdlike dinosaurs, most with toothless beaks, wishbones, and skulls filled with air pockets. Some have even been found sitting on eggs, in the brooding posture characteristic of modern birds.  ZHAO CHUANG/COURTESY PEKING NATURAL SCIENCE ORGANIZATION

‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ at American Museum of Natural History, Selected by Mark Dion

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. This week’s shows are selected by Mark Dion Read More


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Renoir, Dance at Bougival, 1883Courtesy MFA Boston

Morning Links: Fees Edition

“Judge decides Rauschenberg trustees’ $24.6 million fees are reasonable.” The Rauschenberg Foundation said that it is weighing its legal options. [The Art Newspaper]Sebastian Smee details the Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s controversial fee-generating loans. [The Boston Globe]Abigail Rockwell rebuts Deborah … Read More


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Funerary Carving (Malagan), Northern Ireland, 19th-20th century, wood, paint, opercula, and fiber. THE MICHAEL C. ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL COLLECTION, BEQUEST OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER, 1979.

The Metropolitan Museum’s Global Revolutionary

How the original Rockefeller Republican effected radical change by championing “Primitive” art Read More