Jazz Age Skyscrapers

Raymond Mathewson Hood (1881-1934) The Radiator Building (1924) Alone among a gathering of preening male artists commandeered by her husband, Alfred Stieglitz, to represent American Modernism, Georgia O’Keeffe began painting the most phallic of topics, the New...

Pictorialism in America

Photo-Secession as Pictorialism Part One At the turn of the century, as the nineteenth century waned, it was quite possible to speak of a “beautiful photograph” or,  more precisely, of a photograph of something “beautiful.” But that photograph...

The Art of the Steal (2009)

THE ART OF THE STEAL (2009) The Barnes Foundation and Art Collecting The story of how the world-famous Barnes Collection was moved from its long-time home in Merion, Pennsylvania to downtown Philadelphia is told in tones of indignation as a vast conspiracy of moneyed...
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