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Art and History

Married Woman’s Headdress

This headdress is made entirely of cowhide that has been finished in a variety of ways—buffed smooth and shiny, left soft and nubby, and pierced with a pattern of crisp lines....

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Tracery

This sculpture was created by Deborah Butterfield, an American artist known for her depictions of horses. Butterfield uses everyday, often discarded objects like sticks and metal...

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Blue I

Georgia O'Keeffe painted Blue I. She was among the first internationally known American artists to train exclusively in the United States and to find her subjects here. When she...

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Untitled by Chen Jiang-Hong

Chen Jiang-­Hong explores abstraction in his paintings and utilizes traditional Chinese painting techniques and materials to create his works. He uses ink and paint, along with a...

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The Portage Landing at the St. Joseph’s River

Kay Westhues is a photographer and folklorist based in South Bend, Indiana, who is interested in documenting the ways in which rural tradition and history are interpreted and...

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Women Artists on View at the Snite

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the Snite Museum of Art has curated an online gallery of selected works by women artists in the museum. View the online gallery...

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African American Voices

This exhibition features African-American artworks from the permanent collection of the Snite Museum of Art. A centerpiece is Richard Hunt’s Maquette for Wing Generator,...

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