In this "Term Tuesday" we unpack the meaning of the word "portfolio", particularly how it differs from a series and why it's important to know when a work is part of a portfolio.
Where did the paintbrush come from? In this "Art Term Tuesday", we grapple with the lack of information about a tool that has played a large role in our visual history.
Alongside the pews in church, behind grandma’s comfy chair, or displayed in an art gallery, there are multiple ways to define and refine what religious art is. With the holiday season upon us, let's take a moment to do so.
This week's "Treasures from the Vault" is a new installment titled "Treasures from the Vault: The Great Escape!" as these artworks will rotate on view for the next few months. Read on to learn why!
When looking at a painting, we tend to focus on the surface: the subject(s), the colors, and the brushstrokes. But what lies beneath that? Today, let’s canvass the canvas, a popular painting surface for artists.