The curatorial work in “Fashioned by Sargent” is lush and deeply humanizing. How exhilarating to picture oneself as part of the process, to see the human element that casts these portraits not as relics but as working collaborations, pieces of an actual vibrant past.
Explore the stories of real-life sportswomen through the clothing they embodied at the Taft Museum of Art’s new exhibition, Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960. Sporting styles from this 160-year period led the way in transforming women’s lives both on and off the field.
In July 1967, Ebony Magazine declared Charles White “The Portrayer of Black Dignity.” Through this exhibition of his prints, charcoal drawings and paintings, you’ll learn that White, artist, draughtsman and teacher, was that and much, much more. Be prepared for raw emotions in portraits and narrative works: for anguish and defeat, for anger and longing in men, women and children caught in dehumanizing situations.