May 14, 2013
Image of the Week: This painting was created during Reconstruction, before racist imagery would re-emerge as the standard.
May 7, 2013
Image of the Week: This monument depicts his many good deeds for the poor, including aiding a black man.
April 30, 2013
Image of the Week: This Portuguese painting declares that the holy virgin Ifigenia's official role is to ward off fire.
April 16, 2013
Image of the Week: The story of an Ethiopian's baptism is complicated by the era in which the illustration was created.
April 2, 2013
Image of the Week: A 16th-century painting includes black and brown Gentiles bearing away Jesus' body.
January 28, 2013
Image of the Week: An 1861 painting from British artist Eyre Crowe captures the anxiety before a sale.
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