The Photographic Intersection of Science and Art Explored at Nelson-Atkins

A new photography exhibit opening soon at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art features works that date from the 1850s to the present day and explores the many ways photography has expanded our centuries-old fascination with the marvelous, unusual, unexpected, exotic, extraordinary or rare. Opening in September, Cabinet of Curiosities: Photography & Specimens presents items as […]

Indiana Museum Discovers it Owns a Picasso, Decides to Sell

A glass painting in storage at Indiana’s Evansville Museum of Art was recently determined to have been made by Pablo Picasso, but was not identified as such when it was gifted to the institution in the 1960s. “Seated Woman with Red Hat” (“Femme assise au chapeau rouge”) c. 1954-1956 was created using a layered glass technique called gemmail […]

Tiffany Focus of Chrysler Museum Exhibit

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933), one of America’s best known businessmen and most talented artists, directed an artistic empire in the design and creation of stunning leaded glass windows and lamps, blown glass vessels, mosaics, and other objects of luxury. Tiffany found great beauty in the natural world—the primary inspiration for his paintings and decorative work […]