How a controversy around censorship launched the artist’s career—and fed a craze for limited-edition prints
Tracing the lineage of Doris Caesar’s sculpture about mourning to the sorrowful sacred art of centuries past
In honor of Earth Day, author Jim Wright talks to natural science experts about this famous Dutch Golden Age painting
Reflecting on the artists we have in our collections, what we know about them, and why.
Looking for signs of change in the eight decades since Pippin made his iconic painting about American racism
How patronage and racist imagery converge in Van Vechten’s photographs of Black artists
Andrea Lewis talks to Philly DJ and composer Oluwafemi about his practice and the art that inspires his music.
Where did the museum’s African artworks come from, and how did they get here?
Explore a rare item in our collection and discover how it started a baby-bouncing revolution in the mid-1800s