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When Martha Kennedy joined the Library of Congress as curator years ago, she was struck by the quality and variety of work by women illustrators and cartoonists in the library’s vast collections. But this richness in turn revealed a corresponding lack, specifically in terms of recognition and...
"Art is two things: a search for a road and a search for freedom." -- Alice Neel What are you searching for when you create or experience art? Let us know on our Facebook page !
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Most food tables at gallery openings include some iteration of wine and cheese. But at County Missives: Expressive Works from Incarcerated Juveniles Adjudicated as Adults , installed last spring at the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery at the University of North Florida (UNF), there was a table display...
Most food tables at gallery openings include some iteration of wine and cheese. But at County Missives: Expressive Works from Incarcerated Juveniles Adjudicated as Adults , installed last spring at the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery at the University of North Florida (UNF), there was a table display...
American artists have chronicled war for centuries -- John Singleton Copley's The Death of Major Peirson (1784), Winslow Homer's Sounding Reveille (1865), and El Pozo (1898) by William Glackens, to name just a few. The advent of an official U.S. military art program, however, arrived in World War I...
Long before the age of chronicling our private lives through tweets, selfies, and Facebook statuses, José Leonilson chronicled and shared his inner world through canvas and thread. His autobiographical artistic practice has given the Brazilian artist, who came of age during the 1980s, a fresh,...
A man in bandana does a watercolor painting in front of a colorful bus
The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwest South Dakota is big. At 3,469 square miles, the reservation is more than three times the size of Rhode Island’s land mass with...
A colorful quilt that says Sew Much Love
How can we expect a woman to navigate her life in 90 days?” asked Deborah Frazier, executive director of Blues City Cultural Center , a Memphis nonprofit she co-founded with...
Roz Chast has been making America laugh out loud since 1978 when she began drawing for The New Yorker . In her cartoons, illustrated books, and graphic memoirs (her latest, Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York, comes out October 3), she deftly chronicles the oddball nature of being alive in a...

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