New Series on the Art of the Great War

The Great War 1914-1918 Creating New Art for a New War: A Centennial Project Starting on January 1st, Art History Unstuffed begins a new series, featuring an international  body of art that has long been forgotten in art history. The art–from prints to posters...

Imagining The Great War, Part Two

The Coming Apocalypse: Ludwig Meidner and the Poets In the winter of 1912, the German poet Georg Heym fell through a hole in the ice and drowned. The strange death of the twenty-four year of poet was surrounded by an odd mixture of conjecture and fact. It was thought...

Imagining The Great War, Part One

The Coming Apocalypse: Kandinsky and Marc Never such innocence, Never before or since, As changed itself to past Without a word — the men Leaving the gardens tidy, The thousands of marriages Lasting a little while longer: Never such innocence again.            ...

Lecture Series at the Orange County Museum of Art

THE LECTURES FOR 2014-2015 ART AND THE GREAT WAR To commemorate the centennial of the “historic avant-garde,” Dr. Jeanne S. M. Willette will present eighteen lectures, sponsored by the Education department of the Orange County Museum of Art and the...

“The History of White People”

THE DARK HISTORY OF “WHITE” Introduction The History of White People by Nell Painter We were told that the election of Barack Obama meant that we—America—had transcended into a beatific state called “post-racial.” We were proud of...

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