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French Baroque Music of New Orleans
French Baroque Music of New Orleans

Spiritual Songs from the Ursuline Convent (1736)

Lemmon, Alfred E.

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Imagining Eden
Imagining Eden

Connecting Landscapes

Gomes, Lyle

"Because Eden’s genius resides in imagination, it is a mobile spirit; always found in place but never confined by place. The spirit of Eden migrates within us, animated through...


Looking beyond the Icons
Looking beyond the Icons

Midcentury Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism

Longstreth, Richard

Renowned for his extensive work in architectural history and historic preservation as an educator, scholar, activist, and public lecturer, Richard Longstreth is one of the most...


Changing Views

Art, Contemplation, and Wellness

Hepler, Lindsey

This companion volume to the OpenGrounds "Art, Contemplation, and Wellness" Forum presents dynamic and varied perspectives on the forum’s theme, featuring work from...


Unfinished Blues

Memories of a New Orleans Music Man

Battiste, Harold R.

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Great Road Style
Great Road Style

The Decorative Arts Legacy of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee

White, Betsy

Linked historically, culturally, and geographically, the counties that make up southwestern Virginia and northeastern Tennessee are also connected by a shared decorative arts...


The Woman behind the Lens
The Woman behind the Lens

The Life and Work of Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864–1952

Berch, Bettina

Try to picture Mark Twain, or Uncle Remus, or even Theodore Roosevelt. More than likely, you have a Frances Benjamin Johnston image in your mind. Johnston was a significant—and...


Slavery in the City
Slavery in the City

Architecture and Landscapes of Urban Slavery in North America

Ellis, Clifton, Ginsburg, Rebecca

Countering the widespread misconception that slavery existed only on plantations, and that urban areas were immune from its impacts, Slavery in the City is the first...


Drone Art

Low Altitude Landscapes

Vigour, John

The wide-angle aerial photographs collected here display the Commonwealth’s beauty as never seen before. Shot using a camera on a bird-sized model helicopter, these panoramic...


A Life in Jazz
Barker, Danny

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A Noble Pursuit
A Noble Pursuit

English Silver from the Rita Gans Collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Hartop, Christopher

In 1997 Rita Gans generously gave the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts an outstanding array of English silver from the collection she and her late husband, Jerome, had amassed over...


Structural Intuitions
Structural Intuitions

Seeing Shapes in Art and Science

Kemp, Martin

"All great achievements of science must start from intuitive knowledge," wrote Albert Einstein. In Structural Intuitions, a fascinating exploration of the commonalities...


East 40 Degrees
East 40 Degrees

An Interpretive Atlas

Williams, Jack

The Appalachian mountain chain once contained the highest and most dramatic mountains on earth. Worn down over time, these mountains still hold some of the most diverse...


Listening In
Listening In

Echoes and Artifacts from Maryland's Mother County

Taylor, Merideth M.

St. Mary’s County is where colonial Maryland began, with the establishment of St. Mary’s City on the site of an ancient Yaocomico village as Maryland’s first capital in 1634....


Biography of a Tenement House in New York City
Biography of a Tenement House in New York City

An Architectural History of 97 Orchard Street

Dolkart, Andrew S.

"I trace my ancestry back to the Mayflower," writes Andrew S. Dolkart. "Not to the legendary ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620, but to the more...


Epic Landscapes
Epic Landscapes

Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Art of Watercolor

Sienkewicz, Julia A.

Winner of College Art Association’s Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant

Epic Landscapes is the first study devoted to architect Benjamin Henry...


American Art at the Chrysler Museum
American Art at the Chrysler Museum

Selected Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture

Hagood, Margaret Jarman, Harrison, Jefferson C.

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Matisse, Picasso, and Modern Art in Paris
Matisse, Picasso, and Modern Art in Paris

The T. Catesby Jones Collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the University of Virginia Art Museum

A New York lawyer with Virginia roots, T. Catesby Jones acquired an extraordinary collection of paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures by some sixty artists working in...


Natural Virginia
Natural Virginia
Greenberg, Ben

A century ago, legendary photographer Edward Curtis set about to capture the traditional world of Native Americans before that world vanished. Now, Ben Greenberg has done the...


San Francisco
San Francisco

A Map of Perceptions

Ponsi, Andrea

San Francisco is a city designed for artists and wanderers. From North Beach, to Chinatown, to the cold, rough surf of Ocean Beach, to Marin, both visitors and lifelong...


Essays in Early American Architectural History
Essays in Early American Architectural History

A View from the Chesapeake

Lounsbury, Carl R.

The essays in this collection represent the type of research that has reshaped our understanding of early American architecture over the past thirty years. Carl R. Lounsbury,...


David Finley
David Finley

Quiet Force for America's Arts

Doheny, David A.

Throughout his long and remarkable lifetime, David E. Finley (1890-1977) made brilliant contributions to the cultural life of this country. Yet less than thirty years after his...


Darkroom
Darkroom

Photography and New Media in South Africa, 1950 to the Present

Grantham, Tosha

Photography and video are powerful tools for shaping perception and effecting change, as is convincingly portrayed through the images in this catalogue. Featuring the works of...


Furnishing Louisiana

Creole and Acadian Furniture, 1735–1835

Holden, Jack D., Bacot, H. Parrot, Gontar, Cybèle

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Material Witnesses
Material Witnesses

Domestic Architecture and Plantation Landscapes in Early Virginia

Wells, Camille

The Chesapeake region of eastern Virginia and Maryland offers a wealth of evidence for readers and researchers who want to discover what life was like in early America. In this...


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