While The Met was closed on Thanksgiving, I celebrated some of my favorite works by indigenous American artists: Giving thanks: Art of the Americas
Closing Sept. 18th! If you can’t make it to The Met, all exhibition works are online, and the catalogue is for sale below. http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2015/design-for-eternity
An upcoming lecture at Sewanee on September 26: This presentation will describe the role of artists in ancient Mexico from the earliest known societies to the sumptuous courtly arts of thriving city-states such as those of the Maya and the Aztec. Archaeologists see only traces of most ancient villages that were teeming with life across the landscapeContinue reading “TALK: Community, Royalty, and Artistry in Ancient Mexico”
Now live on the Timeline of Art History!
New Design for Eternity blog, up at Now at the Met.
Check out the review of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition “Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas” in the Wall Street Journal.
Steve Houston and I published a new commentary on the American Museum of Natural History’s beam from Tikal Temple II Lintel 2, on Maya Decipherment.
I took over the @metmuseum account for an hour to answer questions! See the whole conversation here: https://storify.com/metmuseum/askacurator-with-james-doyle
New post about Teotihuacan, at Now at the Met.