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Articles with keyword "painting"

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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Art and the American Story

NEH puts American materpieces in schools across the country.

The Polish Rider, circa 1655

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Teaching Rembrandt

Why introduce children to masterpieces?

<em>The Apotheosis of Washington</em>

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The Other Jefferson Davis

The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.

cover of Unique Slant of Light

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Southern Imagination

A new book examines centuries of art in Louisiana.

Simmie Knox's portrait of John Hope Franklin.

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To See a Face

Simmie Knox's bumpy road from abstract artist to presidential portraitist.

 

A mural from <em>The Negro in America's Wars</em> series, 1944, by Lew Davis

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A Century of Art

"Hearing the Century: Voices of Arizona's Arts Past and Present" features Arizona artists and history.

Stein in France with her longtime friend Bernard Faÿ

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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein

Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?

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.

Helen Clay Frick standing, wearing black trench coat, in Belgium.

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All the Art

The records division at the Frick continues working toward the great goal of its founder.