Rogues’ Gallery: Images of Crime and Punishment

This display features a wide range of serious crimes and lesser felonies of the 18th and early 19th centuries.  Some of the prints are cheap products of the gutter press while others are expensive copies of famous paintings. Some of … Continued

Picturing Stories

How can a still image tell a story? Picturing stories features paintings and texts displayed together to demonstrate the different ways artists have interpreted the written word. Western art has traditionally been based on stories. History, literature, myth, legends and religion … Continued