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17442   Galles: 'Fourteen Stations' is Kaddish in Charcoal  
Frank Fox
Galles is nearing the completion of a unique memorial to the millions who died in the Nazi death camps--a suite of drawings based on World War II aerial photos of fourteen ... Issue Date: 3 / 1998

16985   Diebenkorn: A Different Drummer  
Stephen May
Ignoring prevailing trends, Richard Diebenkorn renounced abstraction for the figurative and later returned to abstraction, all in a relentless search for "the straight and ... Issue Date: 2 / 1998

15704   Moran: American Landscapes  
Steve Goode
The great nineteenth-century landscape artist whose paintings of Yellowstone inspired Congress to declare it our first national park 125 years ago is at last given a major ... Issue Date: 12 / 1997

16101   Jasper Johns: The Inflation of Art  
Eric Gibson
Is size the measure of the artist these days? Or to put it another way, if a major museum is organizing a retrospective exhibition of a prominent painter or sculptor, one who has ... Issue Date: 3 / 1997

15298   Peale: America's First Family of Art  
Judith Bell Turner-Yamamoto
Charles Willson Peale was twenty-one, married, and an independent saddle maker before he ever saw a painting. Traveling to Norfolk to buy leather, he met (he later wrote in his ... Issue Date: 11 / 1996

15117   Guggenheim's Less-Than-Definitive Show: Abstraction Abstracted  
Eric Gibson
The long-awaited Abstraction in the Twentieth Century, claiming to explore the "total risk, freedom, discipline" of the movement, takes risks of its own--with mixed ... Issue Date: 5 / 1996

15042   Winslow Homer: All-American Artist  
Cynthia Grenier
The Homer retrospective offers a sterling opportunity for culture warriors to show how art can embody traditional values. But do conservatives have a positive vision of the ... Issue Date: 3 / 1996

13742   Whistler's World  
Herb Greer
Late in the last century, James McNeill Whistler had a reputation as a sort of polisson in the London art world--as a cocky, abrasive painter whose ferocious wit sometimes ... Issue Date: 5 / 1995

12683   Eakins: America's Spurned Master  
Andrew Ferren
Born 150 years ago, Eakins revolutionized art education in America, pioneered in photography, and brought nineteenth- century American realism to its apex. But recognition ... Issue Date: 12 / 1994

12318   Cole: Artist's Vision  
Susan Fegley Osmond
A seminal figure in the history of American art, Cole is the subject of an exhibition that seeks to plant him firmly in his time. But what about the immortal aspects of his ... Issue Date: 11 / 1994

11553   Stella: Outsider Nonpareil  
Eric Gibson
The Joseph Stella retrospective that is currently at New York''s Whitney Museum of American Art is the definitive accounting of this gifted and complex artist. Moreover, given ... Issue Date: 8 / 1994

11418   Willem de Kooning at Ninety  
Eric Gibson
Now is the time of Willem de Kooning. Born ninety years ago this month, the Abstract Expressionist pioneer has become the subject of an extensive round of museum and media ... Issue Date: 4 / 1994

10155   Barnes Foundation: Masterpieces Create a Show Like No Other  
Eric Gibson
For a number of reasons, Great French Paintings from the Barnes Foundation: Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Early Modern, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington ... Issue Date: 8 / 1993

10388   Peale: The Unveiling  
Eric Gibson
Lesser known than his father and brother, Rembrandt Peale is finally given an exhibition that shows him to be one of the finest, though most uneven, portraitists of early ... Issue Date: 2 / 1993

20241   Puryear: Sculptor of the Allusive  
Eric Gibson
At a time when art was nearly reducing itself out of existence, Martin Puryear combined craftmanship with allusive abstraction, creating sculpture that has given Modernism ... Issue Date: 7 / 1992

20448   Bellows: Modernist Realist  
Gail Stavitsky
Although he was one of the most celebrated and accomplished American realist painters of his time, George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) has received surprisingly little attention in ... Issue Date: 5 / 1992

19868   Frederick Hart: Rebel With a Cause  
James F. Cooper
Everything about the sculptor Frederic Hart seems larger than life. His home lies nestled among the rolling hills and horse farms of northern Virginia, close to the great Civil ... Issue Date: 4 / 1992

19878   Davis: American Modernist  
Jason Edward Kaufman
Art historians deem Stuart Davis (1892-1964) one of the great artists of twentieth-century America. In the twenties and thirties, when most of his contemporaries were using ... Issue Date: 4 / 1992

20166   National Gallery: Circumnavigating the Columbus Quincentennial  
Eric Gibson
Behind every exhibition there is a set of ideas and aims. Most prominently, there are the museum''s notions of what the exhibition itself should cover, and what the museum wants ... Issue Date: 1 / 1992

19524   Le Marie Tranier: Birth of a Gallery  
Gary Lee
With its French name, SoHo-style design, and a regular diet of exhibitions from both sides of the Atlantic, Washington, D.C.''s Le Marie Tranier Gallery is a perfect mélange of ... Issue Date: 11 / 1991

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