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A Unique Design

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 | Karl Cole

In the mid-1900s, Scandinavian artists emerged at the forefront of modernism in all facets of design: architecture, furniture, and the art of household objects. Among them were many women who came up ...

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National Jewish American Heritage Month

Monday, May 13, 2013 | Karl Cole

As an art historian who grew up in the age of blossoming feminist art movements, one of my major disappointments has always been the significant women artists of previous movements who were not given ...

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Resurrection

Monday, April 1, 2013 | Karl Cole

Easter time for Christians just passed and the resurrection of Jesus is the big event of the period. I’d like to explore the term “resurrection” in another context: the “rising ...

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African American History Month 2013 IV

Monday, February 25, 2013 | Karl Cole

To close out African American History Month, I’ve been looking at the work of Lisa Corinne Davis. What is great about many contemporary artists is that their work often defies any categorization ...

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African American History Month 2013 I

Monday, February 4, 2013 | Karl Cole

Once again we honor National African American History Month. I don’t think it can be argued that, despite the fact that we recognize the contemporary accomplishments of African American artists, ...

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Happy New Year!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 | Karl Cole

Between the 1700s and early 1900s, women artists were not standouts in public exhibitions of art. They were, however, always front and center in painting miniatures, genre scenes, portraits, and illus ...

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More of the Legacy

Monday, December 3, 2012 | Karl Cole

Working with new images is so awesome, because I learn something new every few days. Before I added these images from Godey’s Lady’s Book to our collection from the American Antiquari ...

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Thanksgiving: The Name Says It All

Monday, November 19, 2012 | Karl Cole

I’m sooo over politics this week, and I want to focus on good ol’ Americana. Thanksgiving is an awesome holiday because it makes people think “THANK YOU for what I have.” ...

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Hello! Women of Fashion

Monday, November 5, 2012 | Karl Cole

What a joy it is to be constantly dealing with new images of art in our digital collection! I’ve already directed you to our new collection of trade cards from the Winterthur Museum. Now I want ...

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Epiphany of the Week: Eva Hild

Monday, October 22, 2012 | Karl Cole

Just when I’m in danger of becoming cynical that there is very little in the art world that has not yet been done, I come upon this amazing artist: Eva Hild. This is my epiphany of the week (yes ...

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