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    The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture

    The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture

    Greek and Roman statues were often painted, but assumptions about race and aesthetics have suppressed this truth. Now scholars are making a color correction. Mark Abbe was ambushed by color…

    Sex, death and Rodin: the devilish bronze rediscovered after 100 years

    Sex, death and Rodin: the devilish bronze rediscovered after 100 years

    Auguste Rodin made sculpture modern by wrestling with its past. His art is a tangled sensual battle of old and new in which Michelangelo and the classical nude give birth…