Art History

(Exhibit curator Avis Berman, in orange blouse, describes some of the works in the current Glackens show at the Barnes.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Museum Showcases Works of William Glackens, Albert Barnes’ Friend and Art Mentor

A lifelong friend of Dr. Albert Barnes is having his own moment in the limelight at the Barnes Foundation, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

11/04/2014

(Lead conservator Kristin deGhetaldi  stands in front of "Triumph of David," believed to be by Pietro de Cortona.  Photo by Stephen Crossot, provided)

Villanova Art Historians Hope For New Revelations in Painting’s X-Rays

The “Triumph of David,” a 12′-by-20′ painting believed to be by artist Pietro de Cortona, is being examined by radiographic imaging.

09/16/2014

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Top Art Museums In Philadelphia Area

Even with the Rodin Museum and Barnes Foundation currently closed, our Philadelphia museum picks have an endless supply of artistic works and special exhibits.

01/23/2012

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