Online Resources Roundup

I have long been meaning to compile a list of some of the Internet’s most useful resources for teachers and students of art history and history. On my Resources page you can find a list of some of the sites I have bookmarked over the years, along with a brief explanation of what you’ll find there. … Continue reading Online Resources Roundup

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The Renaissance Baby Shower

Somehow, I only recently attended my first baby shower. From what I can tell, it was your standard baby shower, though better than most since it didn’t involve silly games. The mother-to-be was glowing, the other mothers talked shop with her, and she was showered with gift after gift. Materially speaking, the modern mother has … Continue reading The Renaissance Baby Shower

Death of Walter Liedtke

Last night, there was a terrible crash on New York's commuter rail line, Metro North, that killed six passengers. Today we learned that one of those killed was Walter Liedtke, curator of Dutch and Flemish painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum's official announcement on its Facebook page says, ". . . We pay … Continue reading Death of Walter Liedtke