Our Looking at Art series helps you learn about the art you love. These articles welcome both art experts and novices into the experience of visual arts appreciation. Written by a team of art historians, these posts explore how to interpret visual art at the juicy intersection of style, subject matter, and historical context. Our goal is to empower and inspire a deeper engagement with visual art.
Non-indigenous people compulsively link “tradition” to Indigenous peoples and equate indigeneity with spirituality above all else. When First Nations peoples and art are assumed to
More women graduate from art school than men, but there is a steep drop-off in who becomes a professional artist. Today, only 13.7% of living artists represented by galleries in Europe and North America are women. With women’s rights in jeopardy across the world, how can we support women artists and their historical legacies? Further, what do we need to do to support their continuation?