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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...


Vaudechamp in New Orleans
Rudolph, William Keyse

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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...


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...


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

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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...


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...


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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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...


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...


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...


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...


Crescent City Silver

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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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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...


Ernie K-Doe

The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Sandmel, Ben

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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...


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...


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...


Grant Wood's Secrets
Grant Wood's Secrets
Taylor, Sue

Incorporating copious archival research and original close readings of American artist Grant Wood’s iconic as well as lesser-known works, Grant Wood’s Secrets reveals...


Furnishing Louisiana

Creole and Acadian Furniture, 1735–1835

Holden, Jack D., Bacot, H. Parrot, Gontar, Cybèle

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In the Spirit

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

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