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Articles with keyword "painting"

Bruce Cole

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Renaissance Scholar at Work

Humanities discusses art and the achievements of the Endowment with outgoing Chairman, Bruce Cole.

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.

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994

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Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

Image of A View of Two Lakes and Mountain House, Morning, 1844 by Thomas Cole.

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Living Off the Landscape

How Thomas Cole and Frederic Church made themselves at home in the Hudson River Valley.

Portrait of Emperor Kangxi in Court Dress

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Imperial Scrolls of China

Monumental paintings from the Qing dynasty document the power of its emperors.

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.

Image of Mural Sketch No. 1, 1937, by Esphyr Slobodkina.

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Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.

Self Portrait with Rita, Thomas Hart Benton

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Portrait of the Artist Before and After

Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.

Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, 1907

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Why Paris?

Two neighborhoods—Montmartre and Montparnasse—helped shape Picasso and a generation of innovators.