It’s been 27 years since art historian Linda Nochlin published her essay “The Imaginary Orient,” a critique of sexist and racist depictions of “brown and black folk” by Western artists such as Jean-Léon Gérôme. Back then, “I was put off… More»
Ruthless unicorn killing.
A unicorn, about 1250 - 1260, Unknown. English. J. Paul Getty Museum.
This is at The Getty!? Must go see it.
It’s currently off view, BUT you can download a high-res version to play with (if you wish) here.
Come visit anyway! We have this delightful show of manuscripts currently on view.