Theater & art

Yale Top 10

The new galleries at Yale contain so many gems, it’s impossible to choose. But here are 10 wonderful things to look out for. . .

Clockwise from top left:

Funeral Mask, Indonesia, East Java, 500 B.C.E. –200 C.E

Thomas Eakins,

“The Veteran (Portrait of George Reynolds),’’ probably 1885


Édouard Manet, “Young Woman Reclining in Spanish Cos­-tume,” 1862-63

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Mark Rothko, “No. 3,” 1967

Skeleton and Its Entourage, Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Vincent van Gogh,“Le café de nuit (The Night Café),’’ 1888

Seated Guanyin, Chinese, 11th-12th century


John Trumbull, “The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776,” 1786-1820

Headdress in the Form of a Female Head, Ejagham, Asirikong association, Nigeria, late 19th–early 20th century

Annibale Carracci,“The Crucifixion,” ca. 1590