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27768 Hopper: The Loneliness of Edward Hopper  
Fred Stern
There are basically two types of artists. “Artist one” drifts from style to style never quite sure where he fits. In one work that artist is an impressionist, caressing the ... Issue Date: 2 / 2011

27090 William Wiley: Complexity & Contradiction  
Deborah K. Dietsch
San Francisco Bay Area artist William T. Wiley grew up drawing while listening to cowboy stories on the radio. Now nearly 72, Mr. Wiley still sketches while glued to the ... Issue Date: 1 / 2010

25997 Minneapolis: A Cool Midwestern City Sports Hot Museums  
Fred Stern
The Dakota Sioux Indian tribe who welcomed French explorers around 1680 would be very surprised if they saw the Minneapolis region today. With a population base of 3.5 million ... Issue Date: 1 / 2008

25998 Creativity Behind Bars  
Deborah K. Dietsch
Choosing original art for holiday gifts can be both charitable and affordable. One little known source is the Prison Art Gallery, established one year ago in a fifth-floor office ... Issue Date: 1 / 2008

25920 America Stitches Quilts into History  
Joanna Shaw-Eagle
Quilts are quilts are quilts are quilts are quilts -- to pun on writer Gertrude Stein''s hammering "Rose is a rose ..." -- and are just as important as Stein''s roses were to ... Issue Date: 12 / 2007

25769 Edward Hopper as Opera  
The National Gallery of Art
''Later the Same Evening'' is a joint project of the National Gallery of Art, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, and University of Maryland School of Music ... Issue Date: 9 / 2007

25772 Rodin Reconsidered  
Deborah K. Dietsch
Some works of art are so familiar as to become banal. "The Thinker," the pensive, bent-over sculpture created by late-19th-century French artist Auguste Rodin, is certainly one ... Issue Date: 9 / 2007

25593 Georgia O'Keeffe: Skyscrapers with Flowers and Desert  
Fred Stern
Was it fate or was it bound to happen anyway? Judge for yourself. We will let Anita Pollitzer, friend and classmate of Georgia O''Keeffe, tell the story. "It was after five on ... Issue Date: 5 / 2007

25538 Exploring Medieval Art in New York  
Margaret Montet
To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which pour dull facilities can ... Issue Date: 4 / 2007

25541 Easter Story Shown Through Paintings  
Audrey Albright
This article is based on a lecture given by Philip Leonard at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., on March 20, 2007. Philip Leonard''s lecture Reading ... Issue Date: 4 / 2007

25498 Artists Capture the Great American West  
Audrey Albright
The sunlight filters purple and blue over the red earth. A drastic shadow creates a new horizon where men on horses survey the scene. A horse stomps its foot impatiently, ... Issue Date: 3 / 2007

25220 Ruth Faison Shaw: First Lady of Finger Painting  
Darwin Marable
Ruth Faison Shaw (1888-1969), educator, art therapist, artist, writer and lecturer, accidentally rediscovered the ancient technique of finger painting in 1926 in Rome, Italy, and ... Issue Date: 10 / 2006

24997 In Avedon’s American West  
Judith Bell Turner-Yamamoto
A strange thing begins to happen when you look into the faces the late Richard Avedon photographed for the American West project. Compiled during the summers from 1979 to 1984 ... Issue Date: 5 / 2006

24851 Warhol: The Dark Side of the Artist  
Joanna Shaw-Eagle
The work of pop artist Andy Warhol, king of Campbell''s soup cans and brazen Marilyn Monroes, is currently on display in Washington in "Warhol Legacy: Selections From the Andy ... Issue Date: 2 / 2006

24812 Modernism in American Silver: A Century of Silverwork  
Deborah K. Dietsch
Ever since the days of Paul Revere, American silver has been valued for its practicality and preciousness--so much so that the nation''s silverware industry grew during the 1800s ... Issue Date: 1 / 2006

24648 The Genius of American Painting on Display  
Deborah K. Dietsch
Several months ago, the Corcoran Gallery of Art decided to shelve its Frank Gehry-designed addition, prompting museum president and director David Levy to resign. Now, while it ... Issue Date: 10 / 2005

24582 Bearden: The Road to Glory  
Fred Stern
We are pleased when a significant artist "makes it big." Dignitaries attend openings of their shows. Reviewers heap praise on their work, discuss impressions, advances, trends. ... Issue Date: 9 / 2005

24112 Beautiful Dreamer: Shedding New Light on Stephen Foster's Legend  
Scott Galupo
At first blush, the music of Stephen Foster is an odd first choice for American Roots Publishing (ARP), a nonprofit group that''s trying to preserve the regional tang of American ... Issue Date: 11 / 2004

24051 Martin: An Awareness of Perfection  
Frederick M. Winship
The rarely exhibited early paintings of Agnes Martin executed before she was recognized as a stellar American minimalist artist are being shown by the Dia:Beacon museum to mark ... Issue Date: 10 / 2004

24034 Gifford: A Legacy in World Travel  
Joanna Shaw-Eagle
Visitors first focus on Sanford R. Gifford''s light-filled, smoothly brushed A Gorge in the Mountains (Kauterskill Clove), the centerpiece at the National Gallery of Art''s ... Issue Date: 9 / 2004

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