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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

Posted 11/01/11

Master of delight: William J. Glackens at the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale

Master of delight: William J. Glackens at the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale In a felicitous though surprising conclusion to the career and repu­tation of William J. Glackens, a huge repository of his work is permanently housed in one place, the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale

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

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