These headdresses, called ci-wara, represent antelopes, important animals in Bamana philosophy. The antelope’s power is a metaphor for...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
This figure’s arms and its diamond and cross insignia refer to the “four moments of the sun”—dawn (birth), noon (lif...
The Brooklyn Museum's lantern slide collection was started by the Museum's curator of fine arts, William Henry Goodyear, in the late nineteenth century. The Museum's Libraries and Archives now holds 11,710 glass lantern slides, and selections can be seen here.
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