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The Berlin Painter and His World

The Berlin Painter and His World

Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.

March 4 through June 11

Revealing Pictures

Revealing Pictures

Photographs from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection

February 4 through July 2

Explore the Collections

Explore the Collections

Explore the Collections

Explore the Collections

The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. Greek, Attic, attributed to the Berlin Painter, Greek, Attic, fl. ca. 500-ca. 460 B.C.Red-figure Amphora of Type A: A, Athena; B, Herakles, ca. 500–490 B.C. Ceramic, 67.4 × 79 × diam. 42.8 cm. Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig (BS 456)
Exhibition

The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.

March 4, 2017
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June 11, 2017
Revealing Pictures: Photographs from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection   Alec Soth, Venice, Louisiana, from the series Sleeping by the Mississippi, 2002 121.9 × 149.9 cm. Collection of Christopher E. Olofson, Class of 1992 / @ Alec Soth
Exhibition

Revealing Pictures: Photographs from the Christopher E. Olofson Collection

March 4, 2017
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July 2, 2017
Beading African History Yoruba artist. Ifa Divination Bag (apo ileke)
Gallery Highlights

Beading African History

On view in the African galleries

Relevance | Director's Letter Spring 2017

“I began to feel that the museum ought, in its best form, to be a kind of living room for the communities it serves, a place that might arouse us to consider more deeply—and safely—our responsibilities to each other.”

Lecture: Who is the Berlin Painter?

Lecture by J. Michael Padgett, curator of Ancient Art at the Princeton University Art Museum, in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C

In Depth: The Berlin Painter and His World

This spring the Art Museum puts the focus on Greece with the major international loan exhibition The Berlin Painter and His World. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue celebrate ancient Greece and of the ideals of reason, proportion, and human dignity that are its legacy to all the peoples of the world.

Howard Russell Butler, American, 1856–1934. Solar Eclipse, Lompoc 1923. Oil on canvas. Princeton University, gift of H. Russell Butler Jr. (PP351)

Transient Effects: The Solar Eclipses and Celestial Landscapes of Howard Russell Butler

To celebrate the first total solar eclipse of the 21st century visible in the United States, we have produced Transient Effects, a multimedia online exhibition that focuses on the remarkable career of Howard Russell Butler (1856–1934).

The Role of Art in Today’s Political Climate | Director's Letter Winter 2017

This winter, the Museum’s galleries are full of works that attest to the continuing vitality of art, the power of close and sustained looking, and the importance of the universal museum.