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Articles with keyword "Art"

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

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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

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Brass Hip Ornament

Within the culture of the Benin Empire, which thrived from the fifteenth through the nineteenth century in what is now southern Nigeria, only the oba, or sacred monarch, had the authority to

Peter Gilbert, director of the Vermont Humanities Council

In Focus

Vermont's Peter Gilbert

Peter Gilbert recruits top scholars to Vermont's monthly gatherings.

Image of Rest and Work, 1941, by Jean Charlot.

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The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

NEH Chairman Jim Leach

Conversation

The Gentleman from Iowa

NEH Chairman Jim Leach takes us from his high-school wrestling days through the stages of his political career to his thoughts on the challenges facing humanity--and the humanities--in the twenty-first century.

Photograph by Wing Young Huie

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Minnesota Originals

The Twin Cities host a six-mile-long art gallery.

Linking Verse across Adjoining Rooms, detail

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Sister Poets

In China they were called cainü.

The awakened Buddha surrounded by lotus scrolls, Xiangtangshan

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Worshipped, Plundered, and Digitized

It’s easy enough to wander through the Asian art wing of a large museum and skim over the fine print.