You are here

Search Results

The Cubans
The Cubans
Combs, Jack Beckham

Asked to conjure an image of Cuba, most Americans see a country of elegant, crumbling buildings and old American cars. While it takes less than twenty-five minutes to fly from...


Capturing Beauty
Capturing Beauty

American Impressionist and Realist Paintings from the McGlothlin Collection

Curry, David Park

Drawn entirely from the collection of James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin of Austin, Texas—one of the largest holdings of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American...


The Cabinetmaker and the Carver
The Cabinetmaker and the Carver

Boston Furniture from Private Collections

Ward, Gerald W. R.

For centuries Boston has been one of the most important furniture-making centers in America. Soon after the town’s founding in 1630, Boston’s joiners and turners were the first...


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...


Catching Sight
Catching Sight

The World of the British Sporting Print

Merling, Mitchell

This collection sheds new light on a common but often overlooked contribution of British art: the sporting print. Highly sought after during the eighteenth and nineteenth...


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...


Complementary Visions of Louisiana Art

The Laura Simon Nelson Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection

[Book description not available]


Selections from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Selections from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Barriault, Anne

Including an updated introduction to VMFA’s history as well as full-color reproductions of art from the permanent collection, this newly designed, revised, and expanded edition...


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...


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...


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...


In Death Lamented
In Death Lamented

The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry

Nehama, Sarah

In Death Lamented: The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry illustrates and explains prime examples of rings, bracelets, brooches, and other pieces of mourning...


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...


Enrique Alférez
Enrique Alférez

Sculptor

Bowler Young, Katie

Enrique Alférez was born in Zacatecas, Mexico, but for almost seventy years, he worked in New Orleans, where he left a lasting imprint through his figurative sculptures,...


James MacNeill Whistler
James MacNeill Whistler

Uneasy Pieces

Curry, David Park

[Book description not available]


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...


Exquisite History
Exquisite History

The Land of Wandering

The first of a three-volume project titled Exquisite History, The Land of Wandering offers a combination of art and poetry centered around desire, nostalgia, and the...


Living Diversity
Living Diversity

The Columbia Pike Documentary Project

Wolf, Lloyd, Tran, Duy, Endo, Paula, Ho, Xang Mimi, Lagkueva, Aleksandra

Living Diversity collects work by the Columbia Pike Documentary Project, a team of photographers and interviewers who have captured the evolving life of the people and...


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....


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...


In the Spirit

The Photography of Michael P. Smith from the Historic New Orleans Collection

[Book description not available]


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...


Pages