Esther Chadwick is Paul Mellon Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, D.C.

Landscape near Felpham, William Blake

William Blake at heaven’s gate

What did William Blake really see when he looked at the Sussex landscape?

20 Mar 2018
Portraits of Christophe Plantin (1616) and Jan I Moretus (1613/16) by Peter Paul Rubens, Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp

‘A good business, like a family, needs a myth’

For 300 years, the Plantin-Moretus family in Antwerp ran one of Europe’s most important printing presses

3 May 2017

Women printmakers make a good impression in New York

Was there a distinctly ‘female’ printmaking in this period? Not really – but that’s what’s so interesting

7 May 2016

Richard Serra’s monumental move in Washington, D.C.

Esther Chadwick watches Richard Serra’s monumental Five Plates, Two Poles move into a new home at the National Gallery of Art

21 Dec 2015