Monthly Archives: April 2015

Beyond Bosch catalogue is now available in the Museum Shops

The Art Museum’s exhibition of prints inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s unique legacy of artistic invention is accompanied by a full-color catalogue, Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print. The book includes essays by the exhibition’s co-curators—Marisa Bass, assistant professor of art history and archaeology at Washington University in Saint Louis, and Elizabeth… Read More »

Museum appoints Hugh Shockey to be new head of conservation

Lucian H. (Hugh) Shockey Jr. will join the Art Museum this summer as the new head of conservation, supervising a team of conservators working in the museum’s objects, painting, paper and textiles labs. Shockey has worked in conservation for the past 20 years, the last 10 as an objects conservator at the Smithsonian American Art… Read More »

Good Friday in the galleries

  Several of the finest works of art in our early European collection are religious works, and many of those relate to the death of Christ, which is commemorated today by the Roman Catholic Church and some Protestant denominations. (Because of differences in how the date for Easter is calculated, many churches in the Eastern… Read More »