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World War I Art

Read another great article recently in The New York Times. Holland Cotter’s article, WWI: The Quick. The Dead. The Artists.  On the subject of an exhibition put on by… 92 more words

Edward McCartan (I) - The gentle eroticism

Edward Francis McCartan (August, 1879 – September, 1947) was an American sculptor, best known for his bronzes of Art-Déco style, popular in the 1920s. 425 more words


Edward McCartan (II) - Some daring elegance

This is a second gallery with carefully selected and adequately presented images of sculptures by Edward Francis McCartan (Albany, NY, 1879-1947), among the big lot that one may find on the Web -many of them with low resolution and wrong captions. 148 more words


Break from Coding to See a Bison!

After an hour of coding, just after working my day job; I, like a good Norwegian, spent a lot of time simply watching paint dry.  Oh, what a Friday night in! 43 more words

Robin Veder will join the staff  at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Jan. 9, 2017, as the executive editor of American Art, the museum’s peer-reviewed journal for new scholarship. 290 more words


Researchers Find Field Trips To Art Museums And Theater Do Benefit Kids

The journal Education Next is highlighting two recent studies by Jay P. Greene and colleagues that find a measurable improvement in kids’ empathy for others, academic knowledge, and a greater taste for culture after the children visited art museums or watched classic live theater. 335 more words

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