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Articles with keyword "Visual arts"

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


The End of Man

And the Art of Victor Segalen.

Self Portrait with Rita, Thomas Hart Benton


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


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


Comics and the Classical Tradition

Comics are taken seriously in Washington state.


The Gorey Details

Goreyphiles flock to Hawai'i for an exhibit of his dark-humored work.

Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, 1907


Why Paris?

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

Chicago’s 1933 Century of Progress Exposition


Enchanting Reality

World's fairs during the Depression.

The Oval by G. Noble Wagner


A Sculptured Landscape

Fifty-five outdoor sculptures define a modern sensibility at tiny Ursinus College.

Eudora Welty's photograph of child and kite


Southern Exposure

Eudora Welty's photographs reveal new stories in Alabama.

Lev Manovich in front of the HIPerSpace.


Graphing Culture

Lev Manovich uses supercomputing to see the big picture.