I’ve avidly followed the work of Advancing Women Artists for the past few years, and I was surprised to learn about its plans to close up shop in June 2021. Although I’m sad to see AWA come to an end, I also feel inspired by its great impact that I detect everywhere around me. In my retrospective article for DailyArt Magazine, I reflect on AWA’s many accomplishments.
If you're interested in rare books, notable bibliophiles, awesome women, or African-American history, I recommend reading Heidi Ardizzone's biography of Belle da Costa Greene.
The term contrapposto is often used when describing classical, Renaissance, and later paintings and sculptures. But what exactly is contrapposto?
I wasn't a big art lover as a child, but there's no reason other kids won't be. Here are my ideas for how to introduce children to art history.
March is Women's History Month, so I picked five of history's most impressive and influential female art patrons to feature on DailyArt Magazine.
I stumbled upon art history by accident and loved it, but here are some much better reasons to study this fascinating subject.
Studying art history in college is a very rewarding experience, but it can definitely be a bit confusing and always stressful at exam time. Here is my advice about what to expect, how to succeed, and how to prepare for exams.
Over Christmas break, I saw Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place at the Bard College Graduate Center Gallery in Manhattan. The show's almost over, so instead of writing a review, I thought I would tell you what votives are and what I learned about them in the show.
James Hall's The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History (London: Thames & Hudson, Ltd., 2014) is a really interesting assessment of self-portrait painting as a cultural phenomenon. It's well thought-out, researched, and written, and I greatly appreciated it.
For the past few months, I've been working with Citaliarestauro.com, a Portuguese e-learning company specializing in art history, to create an online course about the history of Gothic architecture. I'm so excited to announce that it is now available for purchase!