Stories By Alexandra Kiely
Painting of the Week: Giovanni Panini, Interior of a Picture Gallery with the Collection of Cardinal Silvio Valenti GonzagaFebruary 24, 2019
This painting shows a truly spectacular assembly of artworks. Would you be surprised or excited to...
The Complicated Meaning and Mysterious Origin of The Cloisters CrossJanuary 19, 2019
The Cloisters Cross is a beautiful English Romanesque walrus ivory cross, likely dating to the middle...
Special Occasion & News
A Tribute to Sister Wendy Beckett – Art Historian, Nun, and TV PersonalityJanuary 11, 2019
Sister Wendy Beckett (1930-2018) was probably the world’s most unconventional art historian. She was a Carmelite...
The Crazy and Colorful World of Florine Stettheimer’s PaintingsDecember 21, 2018
For an art-viewing experience unlike any other, enjoy the paintings of Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944). The daughter...
The Surprising Career of Lavinia Fontana: Painter of Popes, Nudes, and NoblewomenNovember 23, 2018
There weren’t very many women able to become successful artists in Renaissance Europe. There were probably...
Painting of the Week
George Henry Boughton, Pilgrims Going to ChurchNovember 10, 2018
This week’s painting is Pilgrims Going to Church by George Henry Boughton (1833-1905). Even though Boughton grew up...
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