Witches and deadly creatures have existed in popular culture for centuries. Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer examines their relationship at a particular moment in time.
Tag: art history
Historical Shoe Trends, Sexual Constructs and the Need to Take Up Space
From chopines to crakows, art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer explores the importance of shoe trends across the centuries.
Forget Le Corbusier. Meet Charlotte Perriand and Lilly Reich.
Charlotte Perriand was the creative force behind some of Le Corbusier’s best-known designs. Her story sheds light on the gender pay gap that follows us today.
Between Life and Death: Some Considerations on Picturing Breasts from the 16th Century to Mary Cassatt
From Niccolò Tribolo to Mary Cassatt, these are some ways breasts and breastfeeding have been pictured in western art.
Why History’s Greatest Male Artists Depended on Female Nudes
Women have long changed the course of art history. From Rembrandt to Duchamp, these are the artists who made their name by painting female nudes.
A Look into The History of Black Dresses and Why There’s Nothing “Little” About Them
The little black dress may be a popular concept but there’s more to it than most people know.
Rethinking Halloween: Female Monsters and Why They Rule
Female monsters have always had a place in popular culture. Yassana Croizat-Glazer examines how they’ve captured our imagination over time.
As the Met Reopens, an Art Historian Reflects on Favorite Works
Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer reflects on four favorite works in celebration of the Met’s reopening.
Well Suited: Perspectives on Dress and Gender in Art
Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer examines the role of dress and gender in art.
Moving Feasts and Still Lifes: Food, Art, and Women in History
Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer shares insights into the relationship between food and art in the work of female artists.
Splitting Hairs: Historical Styles and Angst Over Lockdown Haircuts
Yassana Croizat-Glazer shares a historical perspective on the power of hair and why lockdown haircuts have become a source of angst.
A Woman’s Touch: A Brief History of Healing Hands
Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer shares insights on the power of women’s touch throughout history.
Art Advisor Yassana Croizat-Glazer Shares How to Succeed as an Artist
Former MET curator Yassana Croizat-Glazer on her practice as an art advisor and her perspective on the current art market.
Waiting to Inhale: Reflections on Historical Illness During COVID-19
Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer sheds some light on the historical context of epidemics like COVID-19.