Art

Bestiary

Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World – Getty

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The J. Paul Getty Museum in the Getty Center, Los Angeles, will present a new exhibition May 14 – August 18 – Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World

Illustrations for Creation Zone multimedia interactive as part of Alexander Calder: Workshop for Kids, National Gallery Victoria 2019

Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor & Workshop for Kids – NGV

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Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor at NGV April to August reflects his influential career, with a Workshop for Kids allowing them to explore their creative self

Detail of 17th-century portrait of Murasaki Shikibu, wearing the j?nihitoe, by Tosa Mitsuoki (1617–1691)

The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated at The Met

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Written c1000 at the imperial court in Japan by the Lady Murasaki Shikibu The Tale of Genji has had a profound effect on the evolution of literature and romance

Tapestry by van Aelst, Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels), ca. 1548. Story of Creation: God Accuses Adam and Eve after the Fall (detail). Woven under the direction of Jan de Kempeneer (Netherlandish, active 1540–56) and Frans Ghieteels (Netherlandish, active ca. 1545–after 1581), by 1551. wool, silk and gilt metallic thread

Tapestry: Thousands of Threads Weaving the Story of Life

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Tapestry is a hand-woven material with a ribbed surface created as the design is woven, the combinations of threads forming a picture, weaving the story of life