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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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Tribute to Elizabeth Catlett

Monday, April 9, 2012 | Karl Cole

I am interrupting my celebration of the art of everyday objects to salute a truly great American artist who died on April 2: Elizabeth Catlett. Catlett was not only a massively important figure in the ...

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Women's History Month 2012 IV

Monday, March 26, 2012 | Karl Cole

To wind up Women’s History Month, I’ve brought you a work of art from women who are largely ignored by art history books: weavers. Weaving is an ancient tradition, especially among First N ...

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Women's History Month 2012 III

Monday, March 19, 2012 | Karl Cole

One of the most interesting things about Russian modernism is the number of prominent women artists. Art historians still debate why this was so. It may be because women were admitted to the Academy i ...

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Women's History Month 2012 II

Monday, March 12, 2012 | Karl Cole

Last week I featured a woman who was a member of the first generation of Japanese women admitted into art schools, the coveted guild of ceramic artists in particular. I featured a Japanese woman artis ...

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A Great Tradition Endures

Monday, March 5, 2012 | Karl Cole

As I’ve written before, ceramic arts in Japan are among the oldest on Earth, dating back to the Jomon Culture (dates to ca. 11000 BCE, flourished ca. 3000 – 200 BCE). The reason I bring up ...

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African American History Month 2012 I

Friday, February 10, 2012 | Karl Cole

There are many artists whose name is not a household word. That is particularly true for women, and African Americans. Additionally, artists who are self-taught and have a unique vision aside from mai ...

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Happy Festive Days

Thursday, January 5, 2012 | Karl Cole

In Switzerland, the time between Christmas and New Year is called Feschttage, which I guess could loosely translate to holidays. I prefer to think of it as festive days. In that spirit, ...

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