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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...


Ernie K-Doe

The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Sandmel, Ben

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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Birds of a Feather

Wildfowl Carving in Southeast Louisiana

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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...


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...


George L. Viavant

Artist of the Hunt

Jordan, George E.

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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Decorative Games

Ornament, Rhetoric, and Noble Culture in the Work of GillesMarie Oppenord (16721742)

Bédard, Jean-François

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Drawn to Life

Al Hirschfeld and the Theater of Tennessee Williams

Cave, Mark, Leopold, David

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Complementary Visions of Louisiana Art

The Laura Simon Nelson Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection

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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...


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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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...


Tigers and Sails and ABC Tales
Tigers and Sails and ABC Tales
Twiggs, Ruth

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