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National Arts in Education Week 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021 | Karl Cole

How quickly we forget that, up until the late 1800s, going to the local museum to copy “masterpieces” of past art and training under a male relative who was a professional artist were ...

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Nostalgia

Monday, July 15, 2013 | Karl Cole

I read in the New York Times that up until 1999 “nostalgia” was considered a mental illness. Well, you could have knocked me for a loop with that one. One usually gets warm fuzzies from be ...

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Celebrating Back-to-School

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | Karl Cole

My nieces and nephew return to school this week, and I thought we should celebrate with an image of school in American art. With a twist, of course. I’ve written about Winslow Homer before in th ...

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The Power of Nature

Monday, April 6, 2009 | Karl Cole

Still yearning for warmer weather, my thoughts in spring always turn to paintings of nature. When asked to think of work by American realist Winslow Homer, of which of his genres do you think? Illustr ...

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