On the cover: Detail of The Connoisseur by Mary Rogers Williams (1857–1907), 1897. Connecticut Landmarks, Hartford; photograph by John Groo.

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Checking in with Edward Hopper

A new exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts surveys the artist’s depictions of hotels and motels

Leo G. Mazow

Woman of the World

The New-York Historical Society documents the career of the Baroness Hyde de Neuville, cosmopolitan artists in the early American republic

Roberta J. M. Olson

The Artist as Journalist

An exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums examines the pictorial strategies that Winslow Homer developed as a war correspondent

Ethan W. Lasser

Sculptor to the Medici, teacher of Michelangelo

The Frick Collection mounts the first-ever exhibition devoted to Renaissance maestro Bertoldo di Giovanni

James Gardner

Encounters with Whistler, Waifs, and Kaiser Wilhelm

An excerpt from a new biography of the intrepid American impressionist Mary Rogers Williams chronicles her first voyage abroad

Eve M. Kahn

All Fired Up

An introduction to California artist June Schwarcz, innovative master of enameling

Bernard N. Jazzar and Harold B. Nelson

The Other Woodstock Anniversary

As the 1969 music festival turns fifty, the area’s athenaeum, the Woodstock Artist’s Association and Museum celebrates its centenary

Bruce Weber