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Making Waves

James E. Buttersworth, Clipper Ship Black Warrior, circa 1853

Marine painting enshrines the love of ships and the sea, and in the best examples one can almost feel the salt spray and hear the snap of the sails. Continue reading

City on a Hill

Fragmentary Colossal Head of a Youth, Greek, Hellenistic period

Thanks to a historic collaboration between the Met and the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, an almost unbelievably rich trove of Hellenistic antiquities has come to New York. Continue reading

The Collector

Claudio Bravo, Onions, 2002

Claudio Bravo used Old Master-inspired techniques to create a modern and very personal body of work in which the roles of artist and collector seem to merge. Continue reading