What Is Art Good For?
Explore art in the age of revolution, war and profound scientific change.
The Cult of Progress
Examine the rise and fall of “progress” as an ideology.
Color and Light
Explore light and color in art in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy.
Paradise on Earth
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature.
Travel east and west— to Renaissance Italy and the contemporaneous Islamic empires.
See how art became the great interface when distant cultures met for the first time.
God and Art
Consider how religion has inspired art and art has inspired divine representation.