Photorealism Revisited at the Nassau Museum of Art

Photorealism Revisited at the Nassau Museum of Art

Photorealism was a major American art movement of the 1970s. It consisted of painters who used photography as their subject matter and sculptors who recreated the human body with mastery. The significant trend of the period has frequently been characterized as an offshoot of the 1960s Pop Art movement and a reaction to the Minimalist […]

Mourning in NYC: ‘Death Becomes Her’ Exhibition at the Met

Mourning in NYC: ‘Death Becomes Her’ Exhibition at the Met

The Victorians viewed mourning attire with an unrestrained obsession that has been unparalleled in society since. It took hold following the death of Prince Albert when Queen Victoria stepped out of public view, and wore her “widow’s weeds” until her own death. The Metropolitan of Art’s Anna Wintour Costume Center presents Death Becomes Her: A […]