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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...


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...


Complementary Visions of Louisiana Art

The Laura Simon Nelson Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Xu Bing
Xu Bing

Tobacco Project, Duke/Shanghai/Virginia, 1999–2011

Ravenal, John B., Hung, Wu, Liu, Lydia, Melillo, Edward, Tomii, Reiko

Born in Chongqing, China, in 1955, Xu Bing is considered one of the most important artists of his generation. Between 1977 and 1987, he studied and taught at the Central...


James MacNeill Whistler
James MacNeill Whistler

Uneasy Pieces

Curry, David Park

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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...


Portraiture and Friendship in Enlightenment France
Fripp, Jessica L.

Portraiture and Friendship in Enlightenment France examines how new and often contradictory ideas about friendship were enacted in the lives of artists in the...


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...


Boston Furniture, 1700-1900
Boston Furniture, 1700-1900
Jobe, Brock, Ward, Gerald W. R.

New Perspectives on Boston Furniture gathers together nineteen essays first delivered at the Winterthur Museum’s 2013 Furniture Forum. It amply illustrates how research...


Jazz Scrapbook

Bill Russell and Some Highly Musical Friends

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Theory and Practice in Eighteenth Century Dance

The German French Connection

Russell, Tilden

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Enigmatic Stream
Enigmatic Stream

Industrial Landscapes of the Lower Mississippi River

Sexton, Richard

As it churns toward its terminus in southeastern Louisiana, the Mississippi River becomes a wide, muddy superhighway of activity, matched in might only by the megastructures of...


Realism and Role-Play
Realism and Role-Play

The Human Figure in French Art from Callot to the Brothers Le Nain

Knowles, Marika

After the heroic nudes of the Renaissance and depictions of the tortured bodies of Christian saints, early seventeenth-century French artists turned their attention to their...


Rockbridge County Artists and Artisans
Rockbridge County Artists and Artisans
Crawford, Barbara, Lyle, Royster, Jr.

In Rockbridge County Artists & Artisans, Barbara Crawford and Royster Lyle, Jr., trace the development of many artisans' activities in Rockbridge County - in fine...


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...


Siting Jefferson
Siting Jefferson

Contemporary Artists Interpret Thomas Jefferson's Legacy

Hartz, Jill

In the summer of 2000, the University of Virginia Art Museum mounted an unusual site-specific exhibition called "Hindsight/Fore-site: Art for the New Millennium," for which...


Mountain Lake Symposium and Workshop
Mountain Lake Symposium and Workshop

Art in Locale

Risatti, Howard, Kass, Ray

Contemporary art, interdisciplinary research, traditional Appalachian culture, and advanced technology converge in The Mountain Lake Symposium and Workshop: Artists in...


George L. Viavant

Artist of the Hunt

Jordan, George E.

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Rule Britannia!
Rule Britannia!

Art, Royalty & Power in the Age of Jamestown

The British monarchy’s abiding connection to the sea during the age of exploration was a critical factor in the establishment of Britain’s first colonies in the New World. It...


A Noble Feast
A Noble Feast

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

Hartop, Christopher

Celebrating the stunning beauty of English silver crafted over three centuries, A Noble Feast offers unique insight into the developments that took place in eating and drinking...


The Katrina Decade

Images of an Altered City

Spielman, David G.

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Private Passion, Public Promise
Private Passion, Public Promise

The James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Collection of American Art

Yount, Sylvia

"We have spent the last decade immersed in the world of American art, never suspecting early on that our desire to learn and appreciate this legacy could result in so...


Cajun Document
Cajun Document

Acadiana, 1973-74

Baz, Douglas, Traub, Charles H.

For six months in 1974, two young photographers, fresh out of art school in Chicago, traveled through Cajun country, documenting the people, festivals, material culture, and...


Country Pursuits
Country Pursuits

British, American, and French Sporting Art from the Mellon Collections in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Cormack, Malcolm

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has long been renowned for its fine collection of sporting art. Owing to Paul Mellon’s interest in this genre, the VMFA’s collection comprises...


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