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The Most Frequently Stolen Artwork in History Is…On the High Line?

Walking the High Line, you might not stop to think twice about a large oxidized steel sculpture in the form of the framework of an altarpiece from Belgium, an empty outline in metal. 942 more words

Apollo in his Temple

CHA-P-1240 Recto. Duncan Grant, drawing, Women at Work, ink on lined paper. Photograph © The Charleston Trust

In February 1910 Duncan Grant was invited by Maynard Keynes to join him on a visit to Greece and Asia Minor. 931 more words

Angelica Garnett Gift

Q&A with Bill Anthes

Bill Anthes is a Professor in the Art Field Group at Pitzer College. His latest book, Edgar Heap-of-Birds, is the first book-length study of contemporary Native American artist… 2,468 more words


August in the Attic

Eveline with a painting by Vanessa Bell from the Angelica Garnett Gift. Photograph © The Charleston Trust

Up in the attic studio at Charleston we have been privileged to learn so much about photographing, cataloguing, researching and caring for the fascinating objects in the Angelica Garnett Gift. 237 more words

Angelica Garnett Gift

Andrea del Sarto: Creative Process Examined

In conjunction with the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Frick Collection will present Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action, the first major monographic exhibition of the artist’s oeuvre in the United States. 174 more words



“Rome was mud and smoky skies; the rank smell of the Tiber and the exotically spiced cooking fires of a hundred different nationalities. Rome was white marble and gilding and heady perfumes; the blare of trumpets and the shrieking of market-women and the eternal, sub-aural hum of more people, speaking more languages than Gaius had ever imagined existed, crammed together on seven hills whose contours had long ago disappeared beneath this encrustation of humanity. 14 more words

Being Present

A Visit to the Hepworth Wakefield

The other half of our weekend in Wakefield was visiting the Hepworth Wakefield. David Chipperfield Architects responded imaginatively to the gallery’s waterfront setting. The building complements the scale and form of the existing industrial buildings and, like them, appears to rise out of the River Calder. 382 more words