In the foreground: Christian Lacroix. Wedding ensemble, autumn/winter 2009-2010 haute couture. In the background: Thierry Mugler, evening dress, autumn/winter 1984-85.
By Contributing Editor Cynthia Houng In Rome, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) is nearly unavoidable. Walk down the center of the
By Editor Derek O’Leary, in conversation with curator Diana Greenwold It can be easy to imagine the early American republic
By Contributing Writer Sarah Pickman In 1848 Peter Halkett, a lieutenant in the British Royal Navy, published his designs for
By Contributing Editor Yitzchak Schwartz In 1946, the artist and illuminator Arthur Szyk presented First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt with a
By guest contributor Christopher B. Lowman If you have a smart phone handy, take a look at your phone application
By guest contributor Dr. Dina Gusejnova The introduction to “The state, and revolution” can be found here. Museums and libraries