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Badminton House in Gloucestershire, England, is perhaps best known as the home of the first badminton game, played on a rainy day in 1863, but was the principal country residence for the Dukes of Beaufort. Additions to decor were made...
Tucked underneath the spiral staircase leading to the Deering Family Galleries and European decorative arts galleries, Izumi Masatoshi’s Islands are a dark and bold complement to an otherwise pale space. A work in three parts, Islands is...
“Archives” seems like a fairly broad term. Can you explain what archives comprise? Archives aren’t defined by any particular format—we’ve got letters, photos, drawings, scrapbooks, you name it—but instead by the act of collecting,...
The Yoruba people of southwestern and north-central Nigeria and southern and central Benin appreciate beads and beadwork for the color variation they provide as well as the patterns they can create, both flat and three-dimensional. This...
With Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist in full swing this summer, we took a moment to sit down with Allison Perelman, research associate for the Department of European Painting and Sculpture, to go more in-depth with Gauguin and his innovative...