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Posted 11/01/11

Rodin and America: The artist's influence in the United States

Rodin's powerful influence swept through the ranks of American artists, drawing in such sculptors as Jo Davidson and Harriet Frishmuth as well as the photographers Berenice Abbott and Edward Steichen     By Bernard Barryte

Posted 11/01/11

Living with antiques: Elective affinities- the Ashcan school in Birmingham, Alabama

Living with antiques: Elective affinities- the Ashcan school in Birmingham, Alabama For Nan and David Skier the appeal of the Ashcan school is both aesthetic and personal By Reagan Upshaw Photography by Sylvia Martin

Posted 11/01/11

In the American Grain: Art and Capital at Crystal Bridges

The small town of Bentonville, Arkansas, home to some 35,301 souls in the most recent census, is about to be transformed beyond recognition. Already it enjoys some

Posted 09/28/11

In praise of ornament

It is an unusually exciting time at the MFA. The new Art of the Americas Wing was inaugurated in November 2010, and with it came many other museum transformations. In addition to the recent opening of the Rabb Gallery dedicated to twenti­eth-century European painting and sculpture and the Italian Renaissance Gallery highlighting maio

Posted 09/26/11

The Japanesque silver of the Whiting Manufacturing Company

The 1870s and 1880s were some of the most innovative and exciting decades in the history of the American silver industry. Postwar prosperity, the discovery of silver in the American West, and innovations in manufacturing created an ideal environment for the design and fashioning of original objects.

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