Written by Dr. Katherine Anne Paul, The Virginia and William M. Spencer III Curator of Asian Art In preparation for the upcoming Eivor and Alston Callahan Asian Art Lecture on […]
BMA Librarian Laura Woodard shares information about one of the many rare books found in the library’s collection.
In this month’s Spotlight on the Collection, Curator of European Art Robert Schindler explores a rare painting by Dutch artist Bartholomeus Breenbergh.
When this print was put on view, the Kabuki actors were not yet identified. Now their history can be told. Written by Dr. Katherine Anne Paul, The Virginia and William […]
Emily Hanna, Curator of the Arts of Africa and the Americas, highlights a recent acquisition for this month’s Spotlight on the Collection.
This month’s Spotlight on the Collection features artist Käthe Kollwitz’s “Tod, Frau und Kind (Death, Woman and Child),” an arresting and disturbing image.
Beverly Pepper’s Trapezium Altar (1985-1986) stands in the Upper Plaza of the Museum like a shrine to an ancient god—or perhaps like a giant tuning fork, or even a rusty tool.
Joan Bankemper’s The Farmers is a feat of ceramic sculpture that tells a colorful story of nature and the healing power of the land.
Provenance is an artwork’s history of ownership from its creation to the present. More than a list of names, provenance reveals the intricate history of an object and how a […]
Written by Angela May, Assistant Curator of Education How do you depict a goddess so loved and revered that she is worshipped by Hindus, Jains, and even some Buddhist sects? […]