A surprisingly prevalent theme in late English medieval literature and culture: the celebration of the Virgin Mary’s sexuality.
How venereal disease was represented in eighteenth-century British literature and art.
Lust on Trial chronicles intensive efforts to purify American sexuality (1873-1915), and their epic failure.
The miniature “Beauty Revealed” suggests an erotic relationship between an early American artist and a statesman.
Artistic networks and discourses spanned cultural centers from Tokyo to Paris and New York.