After Michelangelo, Past Picasso: Leo Steinberg’s Library of Prints

Clio and Diderot attend (virtually) an exhibition featuring the extensive print collection of the legendary Leo Steinberg at the Blanton Museum, Austin. Having recently visited a few other digital shows, what are your thoughts about the format of this online exhibition?   Diderot: In terms of format, this was the most similar to the MSK’s Van…

April Book Club Selection : Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Welcome to the Ars Longa book club! Each month, we’ll read something–a novel, a book of poetry, a work of creative nonfiction–that touches upon Early Modern themes. Book Club books are strictly non-academic. This is a space to unwind and explore creative approaches to the past. This April, join the Ars Longa book club as…

Reframing the Frick

Clio and Diderot visit the Frick Madison. The official title of the temporary installation is “The Frick Reframed: The Frick Collection Presents Highlights Reconsidered at Frick Madison.” For the next two years, a “selection of highlights” from the Frick collection will be on view in the Breuer building, the former home of the Whitney Museum….

ars longa journal : cfp

Ars Longa is a new, independent online journal and blog dedicated to Early Modern art and visual/material culture.  Our aim is to create an open-access, creative platform where early career scholars and advanced graduate students can share their research and current projects.  We present work that challenges conventional forms and categories, that is often open-ended…