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Articles with keyword "Art"

Conversation

The Collector

William H. Gerdts talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about American art, scholarship, and his fixation with pears.

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Feature

Art and the American Story

NEH puts American materpieces in schools across the country.

Ednote

Editor's Note, January/February 2013

Recently, a young African-American reader told me she did not see herself in the covers of HUMANITIES.

Detail from "Journey of the Magi"

Feature

Faces of the Renaissance

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

cover of Unique Slant of Light

Statement

Southern Imagination

A new book examines centuries of art in Louisiana.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

Feature

Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.

 

Feature

The Word Museum

Wander through the labyrinth of two brothers' eclectic collections.

John Updike

Conversation

The Artist as Showman

Jefferson Lecturer John Updike talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about his writing, the "gorgeous creatures" of modernism, and much else.

Detail from the "Tabulae Iliacae"

Curio

Heroic Tablets

Tablets Reveal Ideas of Roman Self-Identity.