Allison C. Meier

The French architect and draftsman Jean‐Jacques Lequeu was little-known and impoverished when he donated hundreds of his drawings to the French national library. Six months later, he died and…
Pregnancy is a common experience of women that is rarely seen in historic portraiture.
When historian and journalist Eve Kahn encountered a trove of letters from artist Mary Rogers Williams in 2012, there were scarce references to the late painter online, and her work had barely been…
A new exhibition shifts the longstanding narrative about American modern art to include a long-overlooked woman who embraced both visual and spiritual experimentation
The treasure is believed to have belonged to a family caught up in 14th-century violence that destroyed the thriving Jewish community of Colmar in Alsace. That anything at all survives is a miracle. 
The ground-breaking exhibition not only expands art history, drawing attention to the engagement of black models in modernism, it also questions the role of museums and asks how these spaces can be…
Despite the importance and innovation of this work, Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey’s legacy has long been obscure.
A scientific advancement and an artistic breakthrough created a craze for Tiffany glass which still endures today.