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Laocoön: Time and Space

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All The Boys

Considered one of the most influential Contemporary American artists, Carrie Mae Weems is a photographer and video installation artist who examines family relationships, sexism,...

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Absolution Under Fire

In his painting Absolution Under Fire, Paul Henry Wood commemorated a singular and historic event that occurred on July 2, 1863, during the three-day Civil War battle at...

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Joan of Arc Praying

Marie Christine Caroline Adélaïde Françoise Léopoldine d’Orléans was the third daughter of Louis Philippe I, King of France. The princess’s artistic talents were...

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Virgin of the Guadalupe: Legacy and Love

Insights from Joe Becherer, the Director of the Snite Museum of Art, discusses images of the Virgin of the Guadalupe in the Snite Museum of Art.

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Poetry and Prose

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A Taste of Africa

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Dr. Kraushaar, President of Goucher College

W. Eugene Smith's passion for photography started when he was just nine years old. His mother, a photographer herself, gave him a camera and even developed his photos in her...

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David in Prayer

Natalia Goncharova was a major figure in multiple early 20th-century Russian Modern art movements. She was a controversial, unique, and well-known person in Moscow and Saint...

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Butterfly Nose Ornament

The Moche lived across a large region of modern-day Peru from 200 - 900 CE.  Unlike many ancient civilizations who unified under one ruling system of government, the Moche people...

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Builders, 1974

Jacob Lawrence was an American painter and printmaker known for his works exploring and celebrating African American life, past and present. As a teenager, Lawrence moved with his...

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Circumferences

Victor Higgins was born in Shelbyville, Indiana in 1884. At only 15 years old, using allowance money that he had saved up for years and against his parent's wishes, Higgins left...

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