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Articles with keyword "painting"

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Recollections from the Ring

Painter, writer, television producer, and fight doctor Ferdie Pacheco talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole.

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Inventing the Landscape

Gainsborough abandons portraiture to portray the idyllic in English country life.

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A New Visual Language

An exhibition explores how the American West inspired Modernism.

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Portrait of the Past

Newly discovered Maya murals reveal the civilization's sophistication.

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Drawn From Nature

John James Audubon captured a disappearing world in his paintings.

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The Passing City

Artist John Sloan documented the sidewalk theater of a changing New York.

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High Thinking and Low Living

How a mansion-turned-boardinghouse in Old Lyme, Connecticut, became the place to be for American Impressionists.

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Wyeth’s Noble Savage

An excerpt from Picturing America describes how an artist interpreted Cooper's prose.

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The Ballad of Thomas Hart Benton

The prolific, opinionated artist behind The Sources of Country Music.

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The Collector

William H. Gerdts talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about American art, scholarship, and his fixation with pears.