art history Archive

Meet our Muses: Art on Tap Artwork Behind the Scenes

Art on Tap isn't just about the delicious beer+bite's also about the art! Below, "meet" the muses behind the food and beer pairings and learn a little bit about beer art history: Read more →

What’s in a Lenticular Picture?

In Shakespeare's time and in the 20th century, lenticulars were manufactured as amusing distractions. Today, the technique is finding a home in fine art — including this month at The Art League. Read more →

“Perspective” in Space and Time

The juror for the exhibit “Perspective” reflects on the ideas behind the theme. Read more →

Seven Amazing Letters From Artists

Written by typewriter and by hand, these are some of our favorite letters from the Letters of Note blog. Read more →

Art History at the Target Gallery: Carol Dupre on “Optical Studies”

Currently on view at the Target Gallery here in the Torpedo Factory, Ruth Gowell’s “Optical Studies” joins glass with fiber, straight lines with bent, and organization with distortion. Although Gowell’s pieces are made with woven fiber and kiln-formed glass — not paint and canvas — for Art League instructor Carol Dupre, the strong sense Read more →