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Touchstones of the Twentieth Century: A History of Photography at the University of Notre Dame

The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame has placed on view a landmark exhibition to coincide with the publication of a two-volume catalogue documenting the history...

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CFAAL 397 (HTR)

Jessica Eaton is a Canadian photographer whose work explores the components of the photographic process itself. Light, color, time, and the capacities of lenses, shutters, film...

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Pictographic War Record

Mee-nah-tsee-us or White Swan was a member of the Apsáalooke or Crow tribe which resides in what is today western Montana. It is believed he was born around 1851 and died when he...

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Untitled by Agustin Fernandez

Agustin Fernandez was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1928. He received his early artistic training there at the Academy of San Alejandro but left Cuba soon after graduating for New York...

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The Blue Carborundum Robe

Jim Dine has long been on the cutting edge of the Contemporary art scene from his early days in New York, working with artist Claes Oldenburg, his work on Happenings and...

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Covered Server

The ceramic artist Margarete Heymann-Marks Löbenstein or Margarete Heymann-Marks or Margarete Heymann-Löbenstein or Grete Marks may be known by many different names around the...

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Laocoön and His Sons

In the late 17th and 18th centuries, the craze for Greek and Roman antiquities was so intense that some sculptors made their reputations restoring fragments of ancient sculpture...

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To Be or Not to Be Free

Artist Faith Ringgold was born in 1930 in Harlem and began making art when she was very young. As a child, she was often sick, and making art helped her pass the time while...

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Teapot

Wilhelm Wagenfeld was a German industrial designer, writer, and educator. A Bauhaus-trained artist, Wagenfeld became one of the most influential designers of the twentieth...

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..wind-deer and the honey-grass…

Pfaff’s work ranges across disciplines—from painting to printmaking to sculpture to installation—but is perhaps best described as painting in space. Manipulating materials...

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Maquette for Wing Generator

MRichard Hunt developed an interest in art from an early age. From seventh grade on, he attended the Junior School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Hunt then went on to study...

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