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Peter Paul Rubens: Weaving a Narrative

Peter Paul Rubens, The Victory of Truth over Heresy

In the service of the Catholic Church and the Spanish royal family, Peter Paul Rubens conceived a cycle of religious images, painted them, and had them rendered as sumptuous tapestries, now on view in a once-in-a lifetime traveling exhibition. Continue reading

Under the Surface

A conservator performing inpainting

Hidden beneath coats of house paint in a New York hospital slated for demolition, abstract murals created for the WPA in the 1930s awaited rediscovery and restoration. Continue reading

Meissen Men

Armorial tea caddy;

The porcelain creations of 18th-century masters such as Johann Gregorius Höroldt and Johann Joachim Kändler, never equaled, continue to inspire collectors and artists. Continue reading