The famous photograph and newsreel film of the raising of the Soviet flag over Berlin’s Reichstag in May 1945 have been frequently recycled to stand for the end of war and the Soviet part of victory in it. While there have been many analyses of these images as fal...
OPEN TO STUDENTS AND FACULTY ONLY. Qing (1644-1911) Documentary Paintings Revisited: The “Rise and Fall” of Officials’ Career Imagery (huanji tu) Abstract The sheer amount of so-called “documentary paintings&rdqu...
Trevor Paglen discusses methods for looking at military and intelligence programs, and his work attempting to view the landscapes associated with these institutions. Trevor Paglen's work deliberately blurs lines between science, contemporary art, journalism, an...
April 28 | Christina Maranci (Department of Art and Art History, Tufts University) Topic: comparing architecture and liturgy of Georgia and Armenia with Jerusalem ABOUT As both a f...
With wooden fragments pressed close to the picture plane and set in shallow, cloistered spaces, Giorgio de Chirico’s so-called “Metaphysical Interiors” from Ferrara (1915-18) seem to will their own confinement. A close reading of the paintings and thei...
Oil on canvas
Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497-1543)
Photo credit: Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY
Acrylic and water-based oil