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Posted 01/01/12

The Unknown Jewelry of Marie Zimmerman

Inspired by the archaeological discoveries of the early twentieth century, Marie Zimmermann created extraordinary, and previously unstudied, jewelry in Egyptian and other revival styles.  

Posted 12/04/11

Rose Fever: The paintings of George Cochran Lambdin

After his death in 1896 George Cochran Lambdin was remembered by friends and me­morialists alike for his paintings of roses.

Posted 12/04/11

Struggles many and great: James P. Ball, Robert Duncanson, and other artists of color in antebellum Cinncinati

In 1854 Gleason's Pictorial, the popular, nationally circulated magazine out of Boston, published an article promoting the lavish "Daguerrian Gallery" es­tablished in Cincinnati by James P. Ball (Fig. 6), lauding his im­ages as "unsurpassed by any in the Union."1 In fact, Ball's Gallery (see Figs. 2, 4) was not so un­usual.<

Posted 11/25/11

Duncan Phyfe: A New York Story

The powerful legacy of Duncan Phyfe comes with as many myths as mysteries. Peter Kenny and Michael Brown talk about the discoveries that bring the celebrated cabinetmaker into foucs at the metropolitan's new exhibit&a

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