Ritual, Religion and Rulers
Explores art in a variety of media, from cave painting, to masks, to Gothic cathedrals. Works are examined in relation to the religious beliefs and political structures of various Western and non-Western cultures.
Women in the Visual Arts
Explores the work of women artists and representations of women throughout history, with an emphasis on the modern period. Issues of gender are examined in relation to the subject matter, stylistic preference, media, reception, and criticism of female artists.
The Madman and the Savage
No two artists have attracted a greater legend, or occupy a more important place in the public consciousness than Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin. Explore the life and works of Van Gogh and Gauguin in great depth, separating fact from fiction and myth from reality.