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Articles with keyword "Visual arts"

Image of  Sabiha Al Khemir


The New Here

A visit with author and curator Sabiha Al Khemir.

The White Pelican


The White Pelican

Laurent Verdin Sr. of Crooked Bayou Blue spent a lifetime carving the birds of his native Louisiana. Most of the thousands he made were functional duck decoys for hunters.

Philip Nel


Impertinent Question with Philip Nel

On the man behind the Grinch.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson


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


Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.

Image of Chimney Rock and the Red Hills of Ghost Ranch, 2007.


Ghost Ranch and the Faraway Nearby

While walking home on a snowy Michigan day in 1970 after taking pictures for his high school newspaper, fourteen-year-old Craig Varjabedian passed by an art gallery.

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


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


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.


The Art of Influence

Nebraska hosts talks on the reach of the Mexican muralists.

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


Abstract in America

Nebraska hosts talks on a pioneer in abstract art.