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Art -- United States

20th Century (6)

View Resource Early American Paintings in the Worchester Art Museum

The product of a three-year effort by the Worcester Art Museum, this attractive online exhibit explores early American painters and their works. The site features biographies of 20 artists and detailed information on 53 works, which also include numerous comparative images from other collections. Visitors may browse the collection via an interactive timeline or by artist, genre, or place of...
View Resource The National Museum of American Illustration

Founded in 1998 by Judy A. G. Cutler and Laurence S. Cutler, The National Museum of American Illustration is housed at Vernon Court (Newport, RI), a mansion designed 100 years previously by the firm Carrere and Hastings, architects of other notable buildings such as New York Public Library and the Frick Collection. Portions of the six acres of grounds surrounding Vernon Court were originally...
View Resource Smithsonian American Art Museum: Director's Choice

While the Smithsonian American Art Museum has over 15,000 pieces of art in its entire collection, 13 of these works have been selected by the museum's director, Elizabeth Broun, as her personal favorites, and placed online in this collection. Some of the works featured here include Elizabeth Winthrop Chanler by John Singer Sargent, Storm King on the Hudson by Samuel Colman, and Achelous and...
View Resource Graffiti Archaeology

Envisioned and created by Cassidy Curtis (and a few photographer friends), this site is a "study of graffiti-covered walls as they change over time" in San Francisco. While reviled by public officials and city sanitation workers, these walls seem to come alive with a flourish, as visitors can watch these locales change over time. Currently visitors can browse through five different locations in...