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Placidus Sprenger, a Benedictine monk, print historian, and librarian in eighteenth-century Bavaria, collected devotional prints when these pilgrimage souvenirs had become less spiritually central to...
Turning the Pages: Devotional Scrapbook, 1798
Erin Hogan, director of public affairs, and Jill Bugajski, research associate, walk through and discuss the origins and themes of Windows on the War, an exhibition of Soviet TASS posters from World...
Video: Overview of Windows on the War—Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945
Hiroshige kept a picture diary of his journey between the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, which was 292 miles in length and took about 12 days to walk. This print represents one of the places he stopped...
Activity: <em>Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka</em>
Elizabeth Olds' commitment to art and to art as a vehicle for social change was apparent at an early age. As a member of the WPA/FAP's graphic division she spent years exploring miners and steel...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Miner Joe</em> by Elizabeth Olds
Louis Lozowick celebrates the clean, crisp beauty of New York's buildings, bridges, and industry and elevated the graphic images of the modern city to new moral and aesthetic dimensions. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Tanks #2</em> by Louis Lozowick
Exhibition curator Jill Bugajski examines “multiplied original” stencils employed by the Soviet TASS poster artists to duplicate original designs.
Audio Lecture: Poster Technologies: Stencil and the “Multiplied Original” in the TASS Series
Curator Suzanne McCullagh selected highlights from Capturing the Sublime: Italian Drawings of the Renaissance
and Baroque
to demonstrate how artists find inspiration in earlier masters...
Audio Lecture: Artists Looking at Each Other—How Drawings Betray Their Sources
Roy Perkinson, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, finds that truth can be elusive in the process of restoring Old Master prints. Artwork: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn. Abraham's Sacrifice, 1655...
Audio Lecture: What You See is Not What You Get—Deceptive Restorations and Alterations in Old Master Prints
Susan Dackerman, Harvard University, focuses on Albrecht Durer's scientific images and his contributions to astronomy, cartography, mathematics, and natural history.
Audio Lecture: Taking Durer Out of the Box
An introduction to Cassatt's series of prints, inspired by Japanese woodblock prints, of scenes from a woman's daily life.
Video: Cassatt and Printmaking
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