“I do not admit that a woman can draw like that,” said Degas when he saw one of her pictures
A reminiscent tribute to a great American painter, with an evocative selection from thousands of unpublished sketches
Its venerable Museum of Fine Arts revives an era of forgotten beauty in a very proper Bohemia
HIS GRANDSON RECALLS:
A PORTFOLIO OF AMERICAN FIGHTING MEN
The revival in the nineteenth century of medieval motifs in architecture extended from villas and furniture to farmhouses and vineries
If it rained, the painters failed to record it
An artist recalls his Midwestern home town and the poet who made it famous
“Life Style” in the Nineteenth Century
The simple, affectionate water colors of an unassuming Scots immigrant, David J. Kennedy, bring back the Philadelphia of 1876 and our first great world’s fair
Between the ages of fifteen and twenty, young Peter Rindisbacher captured on canvas the lives of Indians and white pioneers on the Manitoba—Minnesota frontier
Guess who’s having a revival—
For almost two decades at the turn of the century illustrated songs charmed nickelodeon audiences.
New York received the great composer like a god; he responded con brio to its shiny gadgets and beautiful women and produced an “American” opera.
A “primitive-moderne” spoofs American art and history.