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Articles with keyword "Art"

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?

cover of Unique Slant of Light

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Southern Imagination

A new book examines centuries of art in Louisiana.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

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Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

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

 

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The Word Museum

Wander through the labyrinth of two brothers' eclectic collections.

John Updike

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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

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Audubon the Writer

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

<em>Looking Down the Trail</em>

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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.