Allison C. Meier

Shifting the longstanding narrative about American modern art to include a long-overlooked woman who embraced both visual and spiritual experimentation.
Life Cut Short: Hamilton’s Hair and the Art of Mourning Jewelry is a compact exhibition that explores how this now obscure practice was part of a larger culture of mourning in New York City and…
The multi-talented designer is often overlooked in art and design history. The Cooper Hewitt, which has a large collection of her eclectic works, has sought to change that.
Rescued from the dustbin of history, remnants of the wrought iron that once decorated Paris are now treasured works of art.
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…
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.