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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...


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...


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...


Josephine Crawford

An Artist’s Vision

Hoffman, Louise C.

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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...


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...


English Silver
Bliss, Joseph

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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...


One Shot
One Shot

A Selection of Photographs by Reuben V. Burrell

Thaxton-Ward, Vanessa

As one of the oldest historically black college campuses in America, Hampton University (formerly Hampton Institute) has hosted many of the most important African American...


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...


Drawn to Life

Al Hirschfeld and the Theater of Tennessee Williams

Cave, Mark, Leopold, David

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Creole World

Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere

Sexton, Richard

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George L. Viavant

Artist of the Hunt

Jordan, George E.

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The Arts of India
The Arts of India
Dye, Joseph M. III

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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...


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...


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...


James MacNeill Whistler
James MacNeill Whistler

Uneasy Pieces

Curry, David Park

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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...


Jazz Scrapbook

Bill Russell and Some Highly Musical Friends

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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...


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...


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...


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