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Articles with keyword "Art"

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"

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Heroic Tablets

Tablets Reveal Ideas of Roman Self-Identity.

business letter in Audubon's handwriting

Feature

Audubon the Writer

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

<em>Looking Down the Trail</em>

Statement

Combat Artist

Vietnam War through the eyes of a South Dakota artist.

Sarah Bernhardt in <em>Le Baiser</em>

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Le Baiser

Felix Nadar’s gelatin silver print on paper of Sarah Bernhardt in Le Baiser is among the holdings of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Yarrow Mamout

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Third Time's the Charm

When Charles Willson Peale painted former enslaved African American and Georgetown resident Yarrow Mamout in 1819, he was interested in his storied longevity.

Thomas Saunders

Conversation

Unlimited Partnership

Chairman Bruce Cole talks with Thomas Saunders, Wall Street titan-turned-philanthropist, and his irrepressible wife, Jordan.

Shah receiving Persian ambassador

Feature

Sultans of Swag

A look at "Gifts of the Sultan" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson

Feature

British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

Installations at P.S. 23

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Public Art in the Bronx

Two images from Public Art in the Bronx, an NEH-supported website launched by the Lehman College Art Gallery (www.lehman.edu/publi