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The Mona Lisa — in the Renaissance and today

The Mona Lisa — in the Renaissance and today

A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris in front of the Mona Lisa, 1503-06, oil on wood, 77 x 53 cm ...
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris (before the fire)

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris (before the fire)

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris, begun 1163 (recorded before the fire).speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker source
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris (before the fire)

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris (before the fire)

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris, begun 1163 (recorded before the fire).speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker source
Sheltered by the sea, Barbara Hepworth’s Pelagos

Sheltered by the sea, Barbara Hepworth’s Pelagos

Dame Barbara Hepworth, Pelagos, 1946, elm and string on oak base, 43 x 46 x 38.5 cm (Tate Britain). © estate of the artist....
Persian carpets, a peacock, and a cucumber, understanding Crivelli’s Annunciation

Persian carpets, a peacock, and a cucumber, understanding Crivelli’s Annunciation

Carlo Crivelli, The Annunciation with Saint Emidius, 1486, egg and oil on canvas, 207 x 146.7 cm (The National Gallery, London). A conversation...
Sleeping Beauty — but without the Kiss: Burne-Jones and the Briar Rose series

Sleeping Beauty — but without the Kiss: Burne-Jones and the Briar Rose series

Edward Burne Jones, The Briar Rose (The Briar Rose, The Council Chamber, The Garden Court, and The Rose Bower), c. 1890, oil on canvas...
Turning Uncle Tom’s Cabin upside down, Alison Saar’s Topsy and the Golden Fleece

Turning Uncle Tom’s Cabin upside down, Alison Saar’s Topsy and the Golden Fleece

Alison Saar, Topsy and the Golden Fleece, 2017, wood, tar, steel, ceiling tin, wire, acrylic paint and gold leaf, 35-1/2 x 11-1/2 x-8 1/2...
An Anglo-Saxon treasure, The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, collected across Europe and Asia

An Anglo-Saxon treasure, The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, collected across Europe and Asia

The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial (early Anglo-Saxon) at The British Museum including: Buckles and assorted pieces, Sword belt, Helmet, Great Gold Buckle, Purse Lid,...
Blythe, Justice (reposted with minor correction)

Blythe, Justice (reposted with minor correction)

David Gilmour Blythe, Justice, c. 1860, oil on canvas, 51.1 x 61.3 cm (Fine Art Museums of San Francisco), a Seeing America videoSpeakers: Emily...
Going out to the cinema in 1913, John Sloan’s Movies

Going out to the cinema in 1913, John Sloan’s Movies

John Sloan, Movies, 1913, oil on canvas, 50.3 x 61 cm (Toledo Museum of Art)speakers: Dr. Lawrence W. Nichols, William Hutton Senior Curator of...