Sculpture

Medieval Art

Knights in Shining Armour: Funerary Art of Medieval England

What do Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck have in common with a tiny village in Lincolnshire and the funerary art of medieval England? Say...

Guest Profile 15 May 2021

Sculpture

Egypt and Berlin’s Icon: The Bust of Queen Nefertiti

The bust of Queen Nefertiti housed in Berlin’s Neues Museum is one of Ancient Egypt’s most famous works of art. A prime example of...

Nadine Waldmann 6 May 2021

Erotica

Celebrating the Male Body in Renaissance Florence

The adoration of the male body was an inspiration for many artists and there is no medium better suited to presenting the full beauty and complexity...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 April 2021

Ancient Art

Mysterious Female Nude Statuettes of the Parthian Empire

Several female nude statuettes have been unearthed from the subterranean landscape of ancient Iraq. Rendered in the Greco-Babylonian style, these...

Marga Patterson 13 April 2021

Contemporary Art

Celebrating Beauty and Horror: The Sculptures of Javier Pérez

Javier Pérez is a postwar contemporary multimedia artist. He does performance art, photography, and sculpture. His ideas move in a circular motive,...

Errika Gerakiti 24 March 2021

Women Artists

From Love to Art: Anna Hyatt Huntington, an American Sculptor

A pioneering female sculptor of the 20th century, Anna Hyatt Huntington created artworks that are still visible all over New York City. Here are some...

Alexandra Kiely 23 March 2021

The Wonder and Glory of Medieval Portable Shrines

For devoted Christians, a portable shrine provided an immediate and intimate way to connect to a higher power within a monastic space or the privacy...

Marga Patterson 9 March 2021

Renaissance

Michelangelo’s Pieta: An Ode to the Sublime

The Pietà – or Virgin of Pity – is the representation of the Blessed Virgin holding her divine son on her knees. This iconic type...

Montaine Dumont 23 February 2021

Sculpture

The Most Iconic Sculptures by Richard Serra

Richard Serra is an American artist and sculptor involved in the Process Art Movement. He often constructs site-specific installations, made out of...

Caroline Galambosova 22 February 2021

Eastern world

A Luxurious Desire: Ancient Near Eastern Ivory Carvings

The allure of ivory, a lustrous material that when polished gleams and glows, exuding warmth and a mysterious beauty. Near Eastern ivory carvings are...

Marga Patterson 18 February 2021

Museum Stories

Unique Greek Geometric Art to See in Florida: Exhibition and Interview

In conversation with Dr. Michael Bennett, MFA Senior Curator of Early Western Art at the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, we explore the world of...

Isla Phillips 5 February 2021

Women Artists

The Colorful and Extraordinary World of Niki de Saint Phalle’s Tarot Garden

Inspired by Antonio Gaudí’s Park Güell in Barcelona, Parco dei Mostri in Bomarzo, as well as Palais Idéal by Ferdinand Cheval, the...

Caroline Galambosova 26 January 2021