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Australian Aboriginal Art

Australian Aboriginal Art

When any compelling new way of picturing the world shivers into being, it can’t help but enthral us. Think what it is like to see the early Cubist paintings by Braque and Picasso, or the very first sensationally realist, shadow-filled paintings of Caravaggio. Many may see “Everywhen,” a succinct survey […]

Prints and the pursuit of Knowledge

Prints and the pursuit of Knowledge

“Prints and the pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe” is an exhibition now able in the Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, USA). This exhibition (it will be open until December 10, 2011) examines the relationship between print-making and scientific instruments, looking at both the producers and their production. Because […]