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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...


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...


John Clemmer
John Clemmer

A Legacy in Art

Clemmer, David, Bonner, Judith H., Bradley, John Ed

Over his eight-decade career, John Clemmer (1921–2014) captivated curators, collectors, and casual art lovers alike with his paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures....


Birds of a Feather

Wildfowl Carving in Southeast Louisiana

The Historic New Orleans Collection

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American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
O'Leary, Elizabeth, Yount, Sylvia, Rawles, Susan J., Curry, David Park

With this publication, produced in conjunction with the largest expansion in the history of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the full scope of the museum’s outstanding...


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...


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

Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts

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...


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...


Charting Louisiana

Five Hundred Years of Maps

Lemmon, Alfred E., Magill, John T., Wiese, Jason R.

New Orleans thrived under Spanish rule (1762–1803), linked through trade and empire to the nerve centers of the circum-Caribbean. Curator Alfred E. Lemmon’s introduction in...


Dancing in the Streets
Dancing in the Streets

Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs of New Orleans

Cooper, Judy, Carrico, Rachel, Evans, Freddi Williams, Jackson, Charles "Action", Sakakeeny, Matt, White, Michael G.

Every Sunday from late August to Father’s Day, a second line parade snakes through the neighborhoods and backstreets of New Orleans. The parades are hosted by social aid and...


James MacNeill Whistler
James MacNeill Whistler

Uneasy Pieces

Curry, David Park

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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...


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...


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...


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...


Jazz Scrapbook

Bill Russell and Some Highly Musical Friends

The Historic New Orleans Collection

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In Death Lamented
In Death Lamented

The Tradition of Anglo-American Mourning Jewelry

Nehama, Sarah, LeBlanc, Ondine

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


Trailers
Trailers
Burch-Brown, Carol, Rigsbee, David

In an evocative blending of words and images, painter-photographer Carol Burch-Brown and poet David Rigsbee offer a depiction of trailers and their inhabitants. The understated...


Selections

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Barriault, Anne

Spanning more than five thousand years and representing a significant array of world cultures, this extensively updated, beautifully reproduced volume showcases masterworks of...


A Closer Look

The Antebellum Photographs of Jay Dearborn Edwards, 1858–1861

The Historic New Orleans Collection

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A Life in Jazz
Barker, Danny

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Keeping Score
Keeping Score

Music, Disciplinarity, Culture

Schwarz, David, Kassabian, Anahid

Keeping Score is a diverse collection of essays that argues for and demonstrates the current effort to redefine the methods, goals, and scope of musical scholarship. This...


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...


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