Tag Archives: pre-Columbian art

Hieronymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights, at the center of the controversy.


Morning Links: Prado vs. Museum of Royal Collections Edition

Microbes—and the way they colonize us—are the subject of an exhibition at the Eden Project in Cornwall. [The Guardian]Sellers of art estimated to bring in $2.3 billion at the May auctions include billionaire money manager Steven A. Cohen and New York … 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


The Mystery of Pariti

The Mystery of Pariti: A new museum on an island in Lake Titicaca raises tantalizing questions about who buried a cache of thousand-year-old ceramics there—and why. Read More