September 2020 Blog Posts

Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature and Culture is the first exhibition to examine Humboldt’s impact on five spheres of American cultural development: the visual arts, sciences, literature, politics and exploration, between 1804 and 1903.
Join acclaimed scholars to reflect on the work of the iconic American modernist Jacob Lawrence in conjunction with the exhibition Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle. Learn about the influence of the artistic community in Harlem on Lawrence's practice, his deep connection with American history, and the resonant themes of struggle and revolution in his work.
With our loyal, four-legged friends proving their value as comforting companions during lockdown more than ever, Architecture for Dogs offers guests a fun and insightful exploration into how it is possible for dogs and their human companions to be at their happiest through interaction with specially designed architectural pieces.
This month, nearly a quarter century after the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, memorabilia from the rappers will vie at auction in Sotheby’s first-ever sale dedicated to hip hop.
A highlight of Christie’s Evening Sale of 20th Century Art in New York, Picasso's portrait of Dora Maar is work is estimated to fetch $20–30 million.
The White House hosts a unique and historic collection of artwork: Portraits of the men who have held the highest office in the land. Portraitist John Howard Sanden talks with Mo Rocca about the pressures and pleasures of committing the likeness of a U.S. president or first lady to canvas. Rocca also explores the long-held and bipartisan tradition of artfully preserving the occupants of the White House.
Witness a golden age of entertainment through dozens of beautifully-preserved posters advertising magicians and their feats of incredible illusionism.
It takes a brave collector to acquire artwork by an emerging artist.
The Chazen Museum of Art invites audiences to consider the human and community impacts of disasters via Bill Viola: The Raft.
The Nile’s flooding is out of control, and Sudan is struggling to save its people and its historic sites.