Mary Lizzie Macomber was among the late nineteenth-century American artists who closely emulated the figurative work of the Pre-Raphaelites
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How John Sloan used the nude as a vehicle for artistic experimentation and political expression.
Formed by a group of vanguard modern artists—including Marcel Duchamp, John Sloan, and William Glackens, among others—the association sought to provide artists—little known and renowned, figurative and abstract—the opportunity to present their paintings in annual exhibitions.
As with painters and sculptors, ambitious young photographers from around the world flocked to Paris between the World Wars. Some used photography to document the old ways of life; others, to celebrate the new. Some have enjoyed continuous acclaim, while others were forgotten for decades. Some saw themselves as part of a movement, such as surrealism, modernism, or a new …