Tag Archives: Rubens

Portrait of a Young Girl (1620-23), by Rubens.

Morning Links: Clara Serena Rubens Edition

A portrait of Rubens’ 12-year-old daughter Clara Serena, which was recently deaccessioned by the Met, is going to be housed at the Rubenshuis in Antwerp. It was previously attributed to a follower of Rubens, and estimated at $20,000-$30,000 in 2013. It will … Read More

Tunisian security forces after the attack.


Morning Links: Tunisian Terrorist Attack Edition

Yesterday, terrorists killed visitors at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, taking others hostage after attacking the Parliament building nearby. Seven foreign tourists were killed, and French, Italian, British, and Spanish citizens were among the hostages. Two of the terrorists … Read More


Royal Flourish: A New Look at the Queen’s Collection

The curators of the trove of masterpieces owned by the Queen of England are working to devise new and exciting ways to display them Read More

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Andrés Sánchez Galque, Los tres mulatos de Esmeraldas, (Portrait of Don Francisco de Arabe and Sons Pedro and Domingo), 1599, oil on canvas.

From Kongo to Othello to Tango to Museum Shows

Artists and scholars are taking increasingly nuanced approaches to tracking the image–and influence–of Africans in Western art Read More


Fighting for Their Rights

The modernist masterpieces of Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov were nationalized by the Bolsheviks and are now on view in a celebrated and controversial exhibition at London’s Royal Academy. The heirs’ efforts to compel the Russian state to provide them with “reasonable compensation” has become an international legal and political issue. Read More