The Metropolitan Museum of Art's acquisition of three works by little-known 16th-century painter Orsola Maddalena Caccia (1596-1676) made headlines last year. Earlier this summer, I got to see the two of them, a pair of large still life paintings, in the recently-rehung Old Masters galleries.
Artemisia: Viewing Her Exhibition Online
I recently enjoyed a half-hour video tour of the National Gallery's Artemisia exhibition, narrated by curator Letizia Treves. Here's why I think the video is worth the £8.00 viewing price.
A Universe of Art at TEFAF Online
This is my experience viewing TEFAF Online. This art fair has a little bit of everything, as well as the unique twist of only showing one object per gallery.
Art in TV and Film: The Churches of Netflix’s Warrior Nun
Learn about the beautiful Spanish churches used in the filming of the new Netflix series Warrior Nun.
Belated Women’s History Month: Giovanna Garzoni
I fell in love with the works of Italian Baroque still life painter Giovanna Garzoni when I saw a press release for an art challenge she inspired. Read all about her and delayed events relating to her in my article for DailyArt Magazine. Bonus: read my past article about the organization responsible for promoting her legacy.
Artemisia Gentileschi’s New Attribution
Read my new article for DailyArt Magazine about the exciting announcement of a "David and Goliath" painting recently re-attributed to Artemisia Gentileschi.
Tour Great Architecture from Anywhere
Want to enjoy great architecture from your couch? I recently discovered a host of virtual tours of famous works of architecture. How cool is that? While you can never truly experience a place from a computer screen, it's nice to have the option when travelling to the site in person isn't in your schedule (or budget). All of the tours listed are 360° experiences, not just pictures.
Art at Vassar: The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is a small art museum on the campus of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. The museum contains a little bit of everything, but its claim to fame is probably its many Hudson River School paintings. The rest of the collection ranges from ancient to contemporary works in small quantities.
What is History Painting?
History painting was an important genre in 18th and 19th-century European art. The term is used all the time, but doesn't simply refer to paintings of history. Learn about the characteristics of a history paint and why all the most ambitious artists wanted to pursue it.
Fun Words I Learned Studying Art
I've learned so many cool words I've learned studying art history. They're lots of fun to say. Here are six words along with definitions and artwork examples of each one.