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Handling a Cosmic Book Object
The Philosopher’s Stone, 1992, Barbara Fahrner and Daniel Kelm. Cardboard, steel pins, colored ink, pencil, watercolor, approximately 6 × 8 × 6 in. The Getty Research Institute, 94-B18918. © Barbara Fahrner and Daniel E. Kelm

Handling a Cosmic Book Object

Inside a book that is also a puzzle.

Deconstructing Myths about the Nude in Renaissance Art
Madonna and Child Surrounded by Angels, 1454–56, Jean Fouquet. Oil on panel, 36 1/4 x 32 7/8 in. Courtesy of Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen. Image © www.lukasweb.be–Art in Flanders vzw, photo Dominique Provost

Deconstructing Myths about the Nude in Renaissance Art

A new look at the rise of the nude in art.

A Dog’s Life, from Kyoto to Versailles
Pictured on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum: (background) Dog-shaped Box on a Low Table, Japanese, Edo period, late 17th-mid-18th century, lacquer. Musée national des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon

A Dog’s Life, from Kyoto to Versailles

The dramatic journey of a little dog-shaped box.

AUDIO: Palmyra – Loss and Remembrance
Shalmat and Atenatan, 135 - 150 C.E., Palmyran. Hard white limestone, 19 11/16 × 24 13/16 × 4 1/8 in. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen

AUDIO: Palmyra – Loss and Remembrance

How funerary portraits illuminate cultural exchange in ancient Palmyra.

Deconstructing Myths about the Nude in Renaissance Art
Madonna and Child Surrounded by Angels, 1454–56, Jean Fouquet. Oil on panel, 36 1/4 x 32 7/8 in. Courtesy of Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen. Image © www.lukasweb.be–Art in Flanders vzw, photo Dominique Provost

Deconstructing Myths about the Nude in Renaissance Art

A new look at the rise of the nude in art.

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