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English textile designer William Morris was a leading member of the British Arts and Crafts Movement of the late nineteenth century. He was well known for his pattern designs and for his vision to mel…

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Introducing: Post-Impressionism

Post-Impressionism encompasses a wide range of distinct artistic styles that all share the common motivation of responding to the opticality of the Impressionist movement. The stylistic variations assembled under the general banner of Post-Impressionism ra…

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Alphonse Mucha

Mucha was famous for his commercial posters, which had a wide audience, but he also worked in a variety of other media, including furniture, jewelry, and theatrical sets. He mostly worked in Vienna and Paris, but was also in Chicago, where he taught at the…

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Yellowstone National Park

A selection of works by American painter Thomas Moran showcasing the beauty of Yellowstone National Park. From the New York Public Library’s Digital Collection.

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Marsden Hartley

Marsden Hartley, one of the first American artists to paint in a completely abstract mode, was part of the circle of artists, including Georgia O’Keeffe and Arthur Dove, who congregated around and were promoted by photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Hartley inc…

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Key Works: Edward Hopper

No one captured the isolation of the individual within the modern city like Edward Hopper. His imagery of figures within urban settings go well beyond their role as modern cityscapes, exposing the underbelly of the human experience. So while his oeuvre off…

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Rachel Ruysch

Rachel Ruysch was perhaps the most prominent woman painter of the Dutch Golden Age. The daughter of a botanist, Ruysch’s drawing skills developed early by creating studies of plant and animal specimens. Her paintings of flowers were widely collected and ce…

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Modern Boho

A collection of works inspired by the spirited, colorful, and nomadic bohemian style, mixed in with the structured nature of modern art.

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J. Alden Weir

Julian Alden Weir was one of the founding members of The Ten who later went on to become the president of the National Academy of Design.

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15 Rare Historic Photographs

A collection of surprising, often unknown, photographs that capture historic figures and landmark events.

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