Art Talk: Precious Deception—The Illegal Use of Gold Leaf in an 18th-Century Print
Meg Grasselli discusses an unusual print with gold leaf—and why artist Louis-Marin Bonnet had to hide the fact that he’d created it.
What Does a Famous Harvard Chair Have to Say about Patriarchy?
What can the “President’s Chair,” a beloved historical object at Harvard, tell us about patriarchy? A lot, as it turns out.
Down the Rabbit Hole, Through the Looking Glass: Peter Newell’s Alice Illustrations
Peter Newell’s lively illustrations for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass offer an alternative vision of Lewis Carroll’s singular world.
Strategies of Withdrawal: The Art of Lee Lozano and Charlotte Posenenske
In the 1960s, artists Lee Lozano and Charlotte Posenenske both pursued truly radical forms of creating and living. Curatorial fellow Lauren Hanson suggests their work and legacy is worthy of our (re)consideration.