Publications

Hyman Bloom (1913–2009) was a contemporary of Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Arshile Gorky. This new study focuses on Bloom’s paintings and…

The ancient cultures of the Americas comprise a vast array of societies, whose peoples spoke thousands of languages and dialects, developed…

Henry James credited John Singer Sargent with a “knock-down insolence of talent.” Among the painter’s many renowned works, few deserve the phrase as…

Graciela Iturbide has engaged with her homeland as a subject for the past fifty years in images of great variety and depth. The intensely personal,…

A vibrant and active community of jewelry makers at the turn of the century in Boston, united by the ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement, created…

Photographers in Africa grasped the opportunity to serve a lucrative market for images of the continent, both locally and worldwide, during the global…

The story of the Parakeets stained glass window—from national and international recognition to years of obscurity, followed by a return to the…

Ancient Nubia was home to a series of civilizations between the sixth millennium B.C. and A.D. 350 that produced towering monuments, including more…

Specially trained Egyptian photographers were an integral part of the pioneering Harvard–MFA expedition during the first half of the 20th century.…