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Articles with keyword "Art History"

Folding screen.

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New Money in New Spain

Colonial opulence had to be displayed behind closed doors.

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Reconsidering Rivera

The Mexican muralist sought to create art "capable of persuading and educating the masses."

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Perspectives

The new chairman talks about what art means to history and what he sees ahead for the Endowment.

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A World of Spectacle

An exhibition examines eighteenth-century art in the city that was the intersection of the classical and the contemporary.

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On the Trail of Lost Art

Historian Lynn H. Nichols talks about the theft of European treasures in World War II with William R. Ferris.

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Chasing Beauty

Meryle Secrest speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the art world and her work as a biographer.

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A Silken Path to Trade

Six thousand years of art goes on display at the new Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

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The Life of a Poet

The Pulitzer prize-winning poet speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the links between poetry and painting.

Detail from "Journey of the Magi"

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Faces of the Renaissance

A new exhibition at the Walters Museum explores race and identity to ask the burning question, Who's your daddy?

The Polish Rider, circa 1655

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Teaching Rembrandt

Why introduce children to masterpieces?