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Articles with keyword "painting"

Cowboy, Montana, 1910


Nevadan Cowboy Artist Will James Never Revealed His Unlikely Provenance

His forte lay in depicting what it felt like to be on a spirited mount.


Editor’s Note

How do innovators innovate?

Portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler


How did James McNeill Whistler create his distinctive brand?

James McNeill Whistler and John Ruskin battled over what makes a work worthy to be deemed art

Korean masterpiece on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art


Korean Culture Is on the Rise. What About Korean Art?

Learn about five hundred years of artistic tradition from the Joseon Dynasty


Editor's Note

This issue includes a conversation with the Jefferson Lecturer, and articles on Einstein, Grant, Frost, and painter Archibald Motley.

Nighttime "stroll" painting by Archibald Motley, "Black Belt"


Block Party

Archibald Motley painted African Americans having a good time

Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé


Playing Against Type

What happened when Stéphane Mallarmé reimagined the book.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.


The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

Illustrations of camp life during Civil War


The Comical and the Coffinly

Through humor, Winslow Homer learned to tap into the subtleties of the Gilded Age.



A captive and an owner give firsthand accounts of the transatlantic voyage.