Ancestral Relics: A Conversation with Nick Cave
A conversation with the artist Nick Cave about the historic, familial, and personal perspectives in early works in the museum’s collection
Three Women Who Inspire My Work
Teaching artist Lisa Volta draws connections between the accomplished artists she admires and the budding ones she mentors
The Layers of Queer Symbolism in Sergio Avello’s “Peste Rosa”
On the continued relevance of the artist’s pink leather flag, inspired by the AIDS crisis of the 80s
Two Days with Dindga McCannon
In a series of recordings, mixed-media artist Dindga McCannon talks about life, work, and naming her plants
The Woman Behind “Woman in Blue”
Art historian Ellen McBreen ponders the role of Henri Matisse’s muse, model, and collaborator, Lydia Delectorskaya, in this iconic painting
Kukuli Velarde Is Creating Her Own Canon
The Philly-based Peruvian artist on the beliefs and choices that have shaped her career
What Can a Textile Fragment Tell Us?
Getting up close and personal with centuries-old Middle Eastern textiles and the mysteries they hold
From “Unknown” to Edlinger
A mystery painting finally gets an attribution—and a major makeover for its frame
The Ghosts of Route 23
A photographic journey to unearth the relics of a defunct streetcar that once ran the length of the city
Party at Lansdowne House
The glitzy, star-studded past of one of the museum’s most glamorous period rooms
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