In the spring of 1968, I took the last course ever taught by the art historian Meyer Schapiro. I was, at the time, a junior at Columbia College, and it was a thrill to be studying with someone who could … Read More
A radical rehanging of a beloved Renaissance masterpiece at Milan’s Pinacoteca di Brera induces awe in some observers—and cringes in others Read More
A visit to Montparnasse prompts a reflection on the refined abstraction and complex romance of a famous sensual sculpture
Visiting Josef and Anni Albers at their suburban Connecticut home, an art historian finds insights into the artists’ approach to fast food, teacups, and even Heinz ketchup. Read More
Some artists’ signatures are self-expression, some are design elements, and some are just fun. Read More
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