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Articles with keyword "Visual arts"

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

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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.

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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.

Image of edition of <em> Stèles</em>, first published in 1914.

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The End of Man

And the Art of Victor Segalen.

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.

The Economic Activities of the Narragansett Planters, 1939

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Name-Dropping In Rhode Island

Familiarly known as the “Ocean State,” Rhode Island’s full official name includes “and Providence Plantations,” words the state legislature has resolved to drop.

Cover of Madman Atomic Comics No. 7, 2007

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Comics and the Classical Tradition

Comics are taken seriously in Washington state.