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Articles with keyword "Art"


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"


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


Southern Imagination

A new book examines centuries of art in Louisiana.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn


Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

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



The Word Museum

Wander through the labyrinth of two brothers' eclectic collections.

John Updike


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"


Heroic Tablets

Tablets Reveal Ideas of Roman Self-Identity.

business letter in Audubon's handwriting


Audubon the Writer

The celebrated bird portraitist was also a great artist of the written word.

<em>Looking Down the Trail</em>


Combat Artist

Vietnam War through the eyes of a South Dakota artist.