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National Gallery of Art Tour: American Impressionists of the Late 1800s and Early 1900s

This small but appealing, online collection of American paintings gives insight into the history, techniques, and cultural position of the American Impressionists who, while following the styles of their French masters, departed from the continental Impressionists in terms of subject, favoring "portrayals of well-dressed, well-mannered high society." The site provides brief histories of each...
Jackson Pollock: 1912-1956

This site from the National Gallery of Art explores the career of the famous and controversial postmodern painter, Jackson Pollock. The Website examines the evolution of Pollock's technique from a student of the painter Thomas Hart Benton through his increasing abstractionism to his revolutionary "drippings." Particular attention is paid to the qualities of a 1950 work "Lavender Mist," which...
Figge Art Museum Grant Wood Digital Collection

Grant Wood is best known for his painting "American Gothic," but what of his other works? There are many, of course, and this remarkable digital collection from the University of Iowa Libraries presents a trove of visual material, scrapbooks, and other material objects from his life and career. The materials here come from the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, and funding for the digital...
George Bellows

George Bellows may be best known for his brawny and atmospheric painting of two men engaged in the lively sport of boxing from 1909 titled "Stag at Sharkey's." However, his work covered a wide range of subjects, including cityscapes, war scenes, and tenement life in New York City. This online exhibition complements an in situ exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it offers visitors...