Matisse and Verve

In 1937 art critic and publisher Tériade contacted his longtime friend Henri Matisse for help with his latest project, an art magazine he called Verve. High-quality lithographic color reproductions of artworks would set Verve apart from Tériade’s other publications Cahiers d’art and Minotaure. Tériade wanted this new venture to attract a wider audience and make artwork more accessible to the general public.

New Discoveries for the Portable Altar of Countess Gertrude

In October of 2011, during the London venue of Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe a multitude of experts met at the British Museum to share their knowledge in the study of relics, reliquaries, saints and pilgrimage.  It was a three-day congress of art historians, historians, archaeologists, conservators and scientists, all gathered to give papers and create a landmark publication. The Cleveland Museum of Art was invited to participate.

New Journal Available: Chinese Cultural Relics

The prestigious award-winning Chinese archaeological journal Wen Wu is now being published in English, both in print and online. Wen Wu has been published since the 1950’s and is well known for its scholarly articles and in-depth reporting of Chinese archaeological surveys and fieldwork. Until the publication of Chinese Cultural Relics in English, this renowned journal was only available in Chinese, but is now accessible to English and Chinese speakers alike.