Art historian Ellen McBreen ponders the role of Henri Matisse’s muse, model, and collaborator, Lydia Delectorskaya, in this iconic painting
From “Unknown” to Edlinger
A mystery painting finally gets an attribution—and a major makeover for its frame
Clarence Lawson’s Prayer for Emmett Till
How the sculptor created an indelible memorial to a young man and a symbol of the fight for Civil Rights
When the Purpose of Art Is to Transform
The director of Glencairn Museum on the enduring power and appeal of religious art
Two Ways of Looking at Sean Scully
Museum guides share what inspires them about the artist’s tireless exploration of the possibilities of abstraction
Jack T. Franklin: Philadelphia’s Chronicler of Black Life and Protest
Curator Sam Ewing speaks with Dejáy Duckett and Richard J. Watson about the photographer’s lasting legacy
Black Joy is Mixed with Black Lament
Talking to Reverend Naomi Washington-Leapheart about the value of art and grief—and what doomscrolling is doing to our ability to make change.
The Design Alchemy of Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Industrial designers (and brothers) Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are known for elegant, minimalist style, but the human touch is evident in everything they do.
“I’m Bad at Solving Cubism” (and Other Things Kids Say About Art)
What can we learn about art by listening to kids? Museum educator Liz Yohlin Baill shares her experiences developing gallery materials for our youngest visitors.
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