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Self Portrait with Rita, Thomas Hart Benton

Portrait of the Artist Before and After

Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.

Eight Who Make A Difference

The 2009 Humanities Medalists.

Image of edition of <em> Stèles</em>, first published in 1914.

The End of Man

And the Art of Victor Segalen.

Image of Hypostyle Hall at Karnak.


Where the digital age meets ancient Egypt.

Image of Beowulf manuscript.

Violent But Charming

The Dictionary of Old English explores the brutality and elegance of our ancestral tongue.

Image of Dolley Madison.

The Politics of Love

Dolley Madison gained influence through kindness.

Image of Madison Avenue entrance to Morgan Library.

The Museum of Morgan

At the recently expanded Morgan Library, visitors encounter architectural treasures and a peerless collection of manuscripts and art.

Image of Tres de Mayo (1814) by Francisco de Goya

The Spanish Ulcer

Napoleon, Britain, and the Siege of Cádiz.

Charlton Heston playing Ben-Hur


The Book That Shook the World

Tracing of Louisa May Alcott's hand

Little Woman

The devilish, dutiful daughter Louisa May Alcott.