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Originally adorning an Assyrian palace, these reliefs let us look back to this ancient culture's sense of power, influence, and control that they had at a time when the world was not understood through the lens of modern science.

Assyrian Palace Reliefs of Ashurnasirpal II


Originally adorning an Assyrian palace, these reliefs let us look back to this ancient culture's sense of power, influence, and control that they had at a time when the world was not understood through the lens of modern science.

Assyrian Palace Reliefs


de La Tour tells a story with all the eye glances and hand gestures of the mistresses, maid and Duke—accomplished with a distinctive style, a virtuoso application of brilliant color, sharply observations, and masterful use of light and shadow in a very tight space.

Georges de La Tour, The Cheat with ...





Morisot’s quick brushwork and nuanced tonality show her ability to capture a sense of movement. Her subject, a young woman reading, depicts a simple domestic scene which was a modern choice for the times.

Berthe Morisot, Reading


Morisot’s quick brushwork and nuanced tonality show her ability to capture a sense of movement. Her subject, a young woman reading, depicts a simple domestic scene which was a modern choice for the times.

Berthe Morisot, Reading


While the movement of her body, buoyancy of her drapery and beating of her wings reflect the energy characteristic of the Hellenistic era, the artist and patron remain unknown. Learn more about this sculpture with Laurence des Cars, President and CEO of the Musée du Louvre.

Winged Victory of Samothrace with Laurence des ...



“LOVE” is a great example of how Robert Indiana incorporated cultural references into his work to address important social and political issues

Robert Indiana, LOVE


“LOVE” is a great example of how Robert Indiana incorporated cultural references into his work to address important social and political issues

Robert Indiana, LOVE