OK…you are an art conservator… What do you do with Degas’ Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer?
For more on this work, visit the Met’s site.
Read anything you can by Philip Kennicott, art critic for The Washington Post. Here he writes about how one might visit an art museum…and really get something out of it!
The series of short articles is about “getting the most” out of your visits to a museum, theatre, dance performance, even a movie. They are all worth reading. If you just want to read Kennicott, scroll down to the Mondrian glasses.
Everyone should have access to art museums. But what if you cannot see?
Read about this here.
France will lend the Bayeux Tapestry to England in the near future. This tapestry, dated to the late 11th c., records the Norman invasion led by William the Conqueror into Britain in 1066, the Battle of Hastings. Below is a view of the tapestry in the Bayeux Museum, as well as details of the tapestry. Here’s a link to an article in the Washington Post about his significant object and the politics of lending art.
Here is a link to The Bayeux Museum to see details of the tapestry and read about its history.
BBC One, a 5-minute video about the Tapestry.
Read more here.
Students from ARTH 317: Laboratory in Museum Studies, are curating an exhibition on the work of Margaret Sutton (1905-90), New York artist and 1926 graduate of Mary Washington. Opening is April 19, 2017.
by Ellen Gamerman, Wall Street Journal, Updated Oct. 23, 2014