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In Memory of Laura H. (Hill) Chapman

Friday, September 3, 2021 | Toni Henneman

Last month we lost a pillar of the art education community and an icon in the Davis family of authors. In celebration of the life of Dr. Laura H. Chapman, please enjoy this abridged letter Marilyn Ste ...

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Curator’s Corner

Ode to the "June Bride"

Monday, June 6, 2016 | Karl Cole

It’s a jaded Art Historian who turns the traditional idea of the “June Bride” sideways. Here are works of art that sort of give a different perspective on the whole subject of weddin ...

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Curator’s Corner

Not Quite Bedhead, But...

Monday, May 30, 2016 | Karl Cole

Yesterday I woke up with a terrible case of “bedhead.” My hair seriously looked like it used to in the late 80s when I purposely got it to look that way with a can of Aquanet. That got me ...

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Curator’s Corner

The King of Impressionism

Monday, January 12, 2009 | Karl Cole

Among my heroes in the history of art, Claude Monet has to be right near the top. Of all of the Impressionists, Monet’s work, especially his late paintings, has had the most impact on my own lan ...

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