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June 2024

• Should museums charge entry fees?

• The awesome art of Caspar David Friedrich

• Picnicking with the Impressionists

• The rise of Indigenous art

Plus: Early Renaissance painting, egomaniac architects in film, Norway’s new grain silo-turned-museum, and the Barber Institute in Birmingham; and reviews of Jean Cocteau in Venice, Constantin Brancusi in Paris, and Michelangelo in London



Collecting Inspiration: Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.

The firm’s chief silver designer was also an avid collector of decorative arts from all over the world, many of which he donated to the Met

9 Jun 2024

Rembrandt & the World

The artist never left the Netherlands, but these etchings show that the animals, architecture and clothing from faraway places certainly sparked his imagination

9 Jun 2024

William Blake’s Universe

A collaboration between the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Hamburger Kunsthalle puts Blake’s myth-making in the context of his European contemporaries

9 Jun 2024

The Book of Marvels: Wonder and Fear in the Middle Ages

The Getty Center presents an illuminated French manuscript that takes armchair travellers to foreign and often fantastical places

9 Jun 2024

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