In This Issue September/October 2007
Volume 28, Issue 5
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, 1931. By Grant Wood.
Grant Wood / The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund
The prolific, opinionated artist behind The Sources of Country Music.By Justin Wolff
James Fenimore Cooper was a major literary innovator with fans such as Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad. Take that, Mark Twain.By Wayne Franklin
While vacationing in Queens, Cooper suffers a fever and writes the violent twelfth chapter of The Last of the Mohicans.By Wayne Franklin
An excerpt from Picturing America describes how an artist interpreted Cooper's prose.
How a mansion-turned-boardinghouse in Old Lyme, Connecticut, became the place to be for American Impressionists.By Laura Wolff Scanlan
Artist John Sloan documented the sidewalk theater of a changing New York.By Susan Saccoccia