Understanding Paper: Structures, Watermarks, and a Conservator’s Passion
Paper conservation fellow Leonie Müller guides readers in an examination of paper’s material qualities and explains how its structures reflect the process of how it’s made.
Haiku and You: Painting Edo and the Arnold Arboretum
Learn about haiku in the Edo period and explore haiku as a creative practice, inspired by the Arnold Arboretum and the Painting Edo exhibition.
Art Talk: The Abject Object—Decay and Irreverence in Dieter Roth’s Multiples
Explore Dieter Roth’s use of unconventional and irreverent materials in his works.
The Botany of a Buddhist Sculpture: Hinoki Cypress and Prince Shōtoku at Age Two
Get up close with the extraordinary sculpture Prince Shōtoku at Age Two and discover new insights gained from collaborative research with the Arnold Arboretum.
Voices from the Collections: Photographer Mariette Pathy Allen in Conversation with Curator Makeda Best
Curator Makeda Best speaks with photographer Mariette Pathy Allen about her artistic process and her groundbreaking portfolio on crossdressers.
Art Talk: Picturing the Modern Home—Lucia Moholy’s Bauhaus Living Room
Learn about the historically overlooked role Lucia Moholy played in promoting a Bauhaus vision of modern living.
Finding Its Footing: The Puzzles of an Ancient Amphora
In their collaborative effort to reconstruct the base of an ancient vessel, a conservator and a curator make unexpected discoveries.