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Art History

In a new book, T.J. Clark scours art historical depictions of divinity for clues about our contemporary age

By Shahidha Bari

English Heritage are calling for more commemorative plaques in London devoted to women from history; and you can nominate your own

Courtesy: Jeff Boudreau, Lyson Marchessault and National Gallery, London

Photographer Jeff Boudreau and stylist Lyson Marchessault respond to museum’s light, colour and pattern

Photographer Adrian Samson and set designer Sarah Parker collaborate to present objects from across history and in all shapes and sizes

Experts now convinced the model behind Courbet’s infamous work was Parisian ballet dancer Constance Queniaux

Why did Beijing’s M WOODS museum recently mount two simultaneous exhibitions focusing on the ancient Buddhist site of Kizil, Xinjiang Province?

By Colin Siyuan Chinnery
Frida Kahlo in front of a cactus fence, San Angel, 1938. Courtesy: V&A, London; photograph: © Nickolas Muray.

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Featuring Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro, ‘Womanhouse’ marks the 30th anniversary of the museum dedicated to women artists

 

By Jennifer Kabat

On the gallery's 250th anniversary, Shahidha Bari looks at the work and legacy of Anglica Kauffman and Mary Moser

By Shahidha Bari

20 Museum directors from major institutions around the world nominate a favourite work by a woman artist in their collection

Mary Cassatt, In the Lodge, 1878, oil on canvas, 81 x 66 cm. Courtesy: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris

The myriad achievements of women artists, writers, curators, patrons and art historians

By Jennifer Higgie