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Essay: "The Little Boudin Beach Scene" by William Maxwell
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A short essay inspired by Eugene Boudin's Approaching Storm, 1864
Essay: Whirligig, entitled "America" by Frank Memkus
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This essay examines Whirligigs which are wind-powered mechanisms created solely for amusement and first appeared in the American colonies during Revolutionary times. America by Frank Memkus...
Essay: <em>Whirligig, entitled "America"</em> by Frank Memkus
Essay: The Room No. VI by Eldizier Cortor
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This essay examines The Room No VI by Eldizier Cortor who exhibits a distinctive style that is both realistic and dreamlike. With the dramatic cropping and the artist's striking use of...
Essay: <em>The Room No. VI</em> by Eldizier Cortor
Essay: Cabinet by Herter Brothers
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A brief essay focusing on a cabinet created by Herter Brothers of New York. This cabinet represents art furniture produced in the late 19th century as an alternative to the machine-made furniture...
Essay: <em>Cabinet</em> by Herter Brothers
Essay: Pitcher by Tiffany and Company
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This essay focuses on a pitcher by Tiffany and Company which was one of the largest and most accomplished silver manufacturers in the world. Here, fish, flowers, and insects are artistically arranged...
Essay: <em>Pitcher</em> by Tiffany and Company
Essay: "Degas and Transcendence" by Richard Wilbur
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A short essay inspired by Edgar Degas' Portrait after a Costume Ball, 1879 and Ballet at the Paris Opera, 1877.
Essay: Nighthawks by Edward Hopper
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A brief essay focusing on Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks. With its carefully constructed composition and lack of narrative, this painting has a timeless quality that transcends its particular...
Essay: <em>Nighthawks</em> by Edward Hopper
Essay: That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door) by Ivan Albright
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This essay focuses on Ivan Albright's painting That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door) which conveys the primary theme of regret over choices made in life.
Essay: <em>That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door)</em> by Ivan Albright
Essay: Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, & c., by Raphaelle Peale
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A brief essay focusing on Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, & c., by Raphaelle Peale. This painting signals cultivation in both the scientific and cultural senses of the world. The...
Essay: <em>Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, &amp; c.,</em> by Raphaelle Peale
Essay: Sideboard by Daniel Pabst
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This essay focuses on the Art Institute's Sideboard which was created around 1880. It is in the "modern Gothic" style, so named because of the resemblance of certain motifs to Gothic...
Essay: <em>Sideboard</em> by Daniel Pabst
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