Art History’s Other Global Moment: Chicago, 1948

Barbara Jaffee Northern Illinois University This essay focuses attention on the little-known third edition from 1948 of Helen Gardner’s art history survey text, Art Through the Ages, in which Gardner (1878–1946), a University of Chicago-trained art historian and professor of art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, mounted what may have …






Sated Satyrs and Other Fantastic Finds at Winterthur

Amy Werbel Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York   Last spring, I found enlightenment in the Winterthur Library. I was there to look for images of nudes on tobacco advertisements, and I did find some, but also stumbled across some surprising and unexpectedly beautiful chromolithographs that provided an  epiphany about the relationship …