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
A postwar boom transforms Florida from backwater to dream state.
By Dan Scheuerman
An epic film documents the experiences of the citizen soldier and his community.
By Maggie Riechers
Before Pearl Harbor, Chinese Americans bring the issue of Japanese agression to the nation's consciousness.
By K. Scott Wong
Composed during World War II, Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait reflects the mood of the times during which it is performed.
By Elizabeth B. Crist
A new exhibition traces the intersecting lives of the Civil War rivals.
By Louisa Woodville
Frolicking on the Cote D'Azur, Sara and Gerarld Murphy inspire artists of the avant-garde.
A charismatic editor lures great writers of the early twentieth century to the pages of his controversial weekly.
By Esther Ferington
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The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”
By Meredith Hindley
Who Was Westbrook Pegler?
The original right-wing takedown artist
By David Witwer
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
Friends of Rousseau
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
By Leo Damrosch
The Other Jefferson Davis
The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.
By Guy Gugliotta
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