Santa Claus

Santa Claus hasn’t always been the jolly, red-suited, rotund, grandfatherly gift-giver with a reindeer-drawn sleigh we all know and love. Depictions of Santa have evolved over time, influenced by…

It's time for the yearly Art History Babe holiday menagerie! We discuss the history of the menorah, a mystical wild nativity scene, the evolution of Santa Claus, and John Leech's illustrations for A…