statue

In Kehinde Wiley's first renowned works, he replaced white royalty, nobility, and saints with young Black men. "Rumors of War" is, among other things, a continuation of his determination to address…
What is a monument? Is it the same thing as a memorial? We might think of a monument as something accessible with which we can interact in a way that suits our need to process traumatic past events.…
In the U.S. Capitol, amidst the statues of controversial politicians and military figures that protestors stormed past in January, stand several statues of quiet American heroes and heroines who are…
British Museum Curator Thorsten Opper tells us what clues to look out for when faced with a Roman portrait and explains how to envision the whole object from studying only a part. Put yourself in the…
Could the Exhibition of Socialist Monuments Offer Guidelines for Americans to Recontextualize Confederate Statues?
Endearingly called Little Sister, this mini is actually a replica of the original plaster model from 1878. After ten years of installation at the National Museum of Arts and Crafts (CNAM), she's off…
In 1881, nearly a century after the United States defeated Great Britain in 1783, Massachusetts businessman Chester Chapin commissioned a statue to commemorate America’s centennial.
Mid-April, Italian authorities announced the rediscovery of a first-century Roman statue, missing for nearly a decade. Two off-duty art policemen spotted the artwork while perusing a Belgian antique…