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Articles with keyword "United States"

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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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In Defense of Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper was a major literary innovator with fans such as Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad. Take that, Mark Twain.

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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.

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

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Art and the American Story

NEH puts American materpieces in schools across the country.

During a performance at the American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, VA

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Shakespearetown

Ralph Alan Cohen and the American Shakespeare Center want to turn the sweet little town of Staunton, Virginia, into the world capital of Shakespearean theater.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"

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The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.

Bram Stoker in 1906

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When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.