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Furnishing Louisiana

Creole and Acadian Furniture, 1735–1835

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

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Complementary Visions of Louisiana Art

The Laura Simon Nelson Collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection

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Creole World

Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere

Sexton, Richard

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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...


The Katrina Decade

Images of an Altered City

Spielman, David G.

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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...


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...


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...


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...


Theory and Practice in Eighteenth Century Dance

The German French Connection

Russell, Tilden

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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...


Drawn to Life

Al Hirschfeld and the Theater of Tennessee Williams

Cave, Mark, Leopold, David

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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,...


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...


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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Birds of a Feather

Wildfowl Carving in Southeast Louisiana

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Ernie K-Doe

The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Sandmel, Ben

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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...


Lincoln Perry's Charlottesville
Lincoln Perry's Charlottesville
Perry, Lincoln, Beattie, Ann

Lincoln Perry is justly celebrated for his murals and edgy narrative figure paintings, with their saturated palette and multifaceted architectural compositions—Poussin...


French Baroque Music of New Orleans
French Baroque Music of New Orleans

Spiritual Songs from the Ursuline Convent (1736)

Lemmon, Alfred E.

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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...


Realism and Role-Play
Realism and Role-Play

The Human Figure in French Art from Callot to the Brothers Le Nain

Knowles, Marika

After the heroic nudes of the Renaissance and depictions of the tortured bodies of Christian saints, early seventeenth-century French artists turned their attention to their...


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...


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