Hugh Raffles is Professor of Anthropology at the New School in New York. His most recent book is The Book of Uncomformities: Speculations on Lost Time (Pantheon).
Jewel identity – what can we glean from gems and minerals in museums?
In museums, minerals are both everyday matter and also objects of scientific interest – but they carry more intangible meanings too
18 Nov 2021
The Masterpiece podcast: episode three
This episode explores an ancient funeral stele, Marie Antoinette’s breast bowl, and how digital technologies are helping to preserve Egyptian heritage sites
When outsider art entered the mainstream