graphy is a subject not widely studied in our schools today. Most Americans would have a hard time identifying even a handful of foreign countries on a map, let alone be able to draw their outlines.
In the early twentieth century, the town of Woodstock, New York, in the lee of the Catskill Mountains, evolved into one of the leading art colonies in the United States.
A classic example of regional folk craft, Taghkanic baskets have been woven in a small corner of the Hudson River valley since the mid-eighteenth century.
American artist Winslow Homer is best known for his work in oil and watercolor, but he began his career in the newsroom making images for illustrated periodicals.
On October 2, 1971, a rifle dating from the American Revolution was stolen from the Valley Forge Historical Society in rural Pennsylvania. Its whereabouts were unknown until last year, when it was rediscovered by New Oxford, PA-based antiques dealer Kelly Kinzle.
The maker of lamps shaped like broken eggs, shattered plates, and orchids, or swarming with plastic insects, died last week.
The industrial revolution saw several new structure types added to the urban lexicon, including ballparks, which are much on our minds at this time of year
Jerry’s Map Exhibition Set 2 is currently on view at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art in Chicago
The artist’s original painting used in a liquor ad comes up for auction in Chicago
Today, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston unveiled its latest acquisition: a newly rediscovered smaller and earlier version of Eugène Delacroix’s masterpiece Women of Algiers in Their Apartment