Cutting-edge technology allows us to gain a surprising amount of insight into the materials that artists used to create paint.
Our director of product design discusses a process that often culminates in seeing beautiful details from artworks in the hands of people walking down the street.
Under magnification, cross sections can appear as rare gemstones, deep-sea creatures, or galactic otherworlds.
Meet Kenneth Sutherland, Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Scientist at the Art Institute of Chicago.
These digital catalogues are designed for anyone who wants to take a closer look at our collection from anywhere in the world.
With respectful consideration of materials, techniques used in making, history, cultural value, and aesthetic significance, Brittany Dolph Dinneen and Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi from Emory University discuss this Kono helmet mask from the collection.
Four staff members find stirring and evocative shades of red in artworks from around the world.
Takaezu’s artworks not only merge the energy of Abstract Expressionism with the forms of traditional Japanese ceramics—they have a life of their own.
Staff members from various fields—curatorial, exhibition design, project management, and retail—all share their unique perspectives of bringing Kruger’s vision to the museum’s galleries.
The social norms inspired by COVID-19 safety precautions have had an interesting effect on our relationship with art in a museum.
This superb figure of the goddess Venus—a domestic object of particular importance to women in the ancient Roman world—expands the types of stories we can tell in the galleries.
The same photograph appears in three publications and tells three different stories.