Art as a lens
Looking at history through the lens of art.
If you look at this painting from the right angle, the blur at the bottom turns into a skull. Playing with perspective in the 1500s.
Capturing important moments: Marian Anderson singing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Use of tapestry to capture what Boston Common may have looked like. (Viewer and artist skill must be taken into account.)
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This user gallery has been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The National Gallery, London
Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Imperial War Museums
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