Skip to main content

Articles with keyword "Art"

Gallery talk with Julie J. Thomson, curator of Begin to See: The Photographers o

50 States of Preservation: Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center in Asheville, NC

By Adriana Cutler

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center in Asheville preserves Black Mountain College’s history of fostering important artistic collaborations and experimentation in new educational methods.

Grant Wood (America, 1891-1942), Tree Planting Group, 1937

50 States of Preservation: Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps the Dubuque Museum of Art preserve art collections focused on the Midwest.

Gary Vikan


A Museum Curator Learns That Trading in Sacred Objects Can Be a Shady Business

Meet a museum head who left visitors to the Walters Art Museum transformed.

John Ruskin


John Ruskin Taught Victorian Readers and Travelers the Art of Cultivation

His power of observation gave “eyes” to generations. 

Cowboy, Montana, 1910


Nevadan Cowboy Artist Will James Never Revealed His Unlikely Provenance

His forte lay in depicting what it felt like to be on a spirited mount.

Deane Keller and Michaelangelo's David


Protecting Art in War

Yale's Deane Keller became a Monuments Man and helped save Italy's treasures.


Editor’s Note

How do innovators innovate?

Portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler


How did James McNeill Whistler create his distinctive brand?

James McNeill Whistler and John Ruskin battled over what makes a work worthy to be deemed art



The English birdman who helped Darwin

The story of an entrepreneurial artist and an avid book collector