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The Naturalist

Nancy Graves, Camels

Inspired by zoology, paleontology and astronomy, Nancy Graves used a variety of media to reflect on the variety of the cosmos and our place in it. Continue reading

Weighty Matters

Clichy piedouche paperweight with amber staves.

Decorative paperweights made in the 19th century not only imposed order on unruly documents, they put the world in a tiny “dome of many-coloured glass.” Continue reading

Expanded View

Michele Marieschi, Doge Pietro Grimani Carried into Piazza San Marco after his Election, 1741

A new exhibition showcases the 18th-century masters of “view painting,” who combined news reportage, political propaganda, and sumptuous cityscape. Continue reading