July 29, 2019

Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other objets d'art, and in addition to his figurative works...

July 14, 2019

HOW THE WHALE GOT HIS THROAT IN the sea, once upon a time, O my Best Beloved, there was a Whale, and he ate fishes. He ate the starfish and the garfish, and the crab and the dab, and the plaice and the dace, and the skate and his mate, and the mackereel and the pickere...

July 12, 2019

Harry Morey Callahan (October 22, 1912 – March 15, 1999) was an American photographer and educator.He taught at both the Institute of Design in Chicago and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Callahan's first solo exhibition was at the Art Institute of Chi...

July 9, 2019

In this episode of Masterworks: Expert Voices, renowned art historian David Anfam explores the radical genius of Jackson Pollock, whose pouring and dripping technique redefined what the world understood painting to be. Filmed on location at the extraordinary Pollock-Kr...

June 21, 2019

Robin Wall Kimmerer says, "the power of ceremony: it marries the mundane to the sacred." In this way I believe that photography has a ceremonial quality, for it helps us see the sacred in the mundane, the sacred in a leaf or a blade of grass. It was Dr. John Diamond, w...

June 21, 2019

I sit here with Tulla, my inherited dog, by my feet in the morning, tucked in the corner of our living room between two open windows, that let the gentle sounds of a sleepy rain in. The leaves sound as though bending with droplet crystals that dance down towards the ea...