Europe

Although such collections were kept by a wide range of groups and individuals—from Tsars to churches and apothecaries to scientific academies—a new wave of scholars have taken particular interest in…
Czech Center New York presents Peter Sís—The Wall, a documentary exhibition by the internationally acclaimed illustrator, author, and filmmaker. Curated by Joachim Dvořák and Michaela Šilpochová, the…
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…

In the dynamic world of 18th-century Europe, people, ideas, and artistic styles crossed national boundaries. Filled with masterful, opulent, and at times playful paintings and furnishings, salons…

In the dynamic world of mid-18th-century Europe, people, ideas and artistic styles crossed national boundaries.