As the Great Depression took hold of the country, artists were placed in a unique position to respond, interpret, and illuminate the turbulent changes of the time—both by necessity and by choice.
In the mature decades of their artistic careers, when Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera sought to create the new they turned to the ancient.
The subject of a new exhibition at the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University, the photographer Eva Watson-Schütze (1867–1935) was a leading member of the Photo-Secession, the early twentieth-century movement founded by Alfred Stieglitz that sought to elevate photography to the status of fine art.
Kentucky by Design: Material Culture, Regionalism, and the New Deal at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville is an exhibition eighty years in the making. The show examines the never-before-seen work of Kentucky artists who contributed to the Index of American Design, part of the New Deal’s Federal Art Project.
No other American poet—maybe no other American writer—excites more curiosity than Emily Dickinson.
A new exhibition opening January 27, 2017 at the Fairfield University Art Museum in Connecticut aims to restore some luster to Adolf Dehn’s name.
Flood, fire, earthquake, drought…few things capture the collective imagination more than the subject of disaster.
The name of Charles Percier has for so long been linked with that of his collaborator and partner, Pierre François Fontaine, most notably for their Recueil de décorations intérieures, that the breadth of his individual accomplishments and talents as revealed in the current exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center is a bit mindboggling.
Alice Ravenel Huger Smith wrote in her Reminiscences that Middleton Place, the family seat of her Middleton ancestors, reminded her of ‘a jewel thrown down in the green woods.”
The ninth edition of this elegant fall showcase will fill the top three floors of the 1896 Renaissance revival style Bohemian National Hall on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with stock from seventeen top-tier art galleries.