colonialism

Before revolutionaries dumped tea in the Boston Harbor or fought Redcoats at Lexington and Concord, early Americans protested British imperialism via utilitarian earthenware bowls, jars, and pots…
This summer, Colnaghi gallery presents a major survey of Latin American art from the Viceregal period, assembled in collaboration with Jaime Eguiguren, the world’s preeminent expert on viceregal art.
The allegorical manifestation of "the four continents" is a visual staple of Western art from the colonial period and the eighteenth-century in particular. Used to uphold the idea of European…