Publications

This book is the first in English to explore the essential role that Henri Matisse's personal collection of objects played in his studio practice.…

Since its founding in 1912, Oscar Heyman & Brothers has created fabulous jewels for some of the world's elite houses, causing it to be known in the…

On the night of December 25, 1776, George Washington led his ragged Continental Army through a snowstorm across the Delaware River, on the way to a…

American patriot Paul Revere (1734-1818) is wrapped in the swirling mixture of myth and poetry through which history often descends, but as a…

A mysterious 1823 advertisement for illustrated books by renowned artist Katsushika Hokusai refers to an otherwise unknown work called Mister Iitsu's…

The glazed terracotta technique invented by Luca della Robbia, along with his exceptional skill as a sculptor, placed him firmly in the first rank of…

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses a world-famous collection of European painting and sculpture, including such masterpieces as Renoir’s Dance at…

An unprecedented rate of urbanization over the last fifty years has caused more than half of the world’s megacities—with populations of ten million or…

Praised for his jewel-like landscapes, urban park scenes, and sympathetic images of women, William Merritt Chase was a leading American Impressionist…

Contemporary art is a vast and complex field encompassing artists, ideas, and trends from every imaginable cultural and geographical background. This…