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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: "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: George F. Harding, Jr. and His "Castle"
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Essay Excerpt: "Stranger in the Village"
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Excerpts from James Baldwin, "Stranger in the Village," 1953, the concluding essay of his Notes of a Native Son, published in 1955.
Essay: Nightlife by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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This essay examines the painting Nightlife in which Motley uses both color and composition to convey a sense of energy and high spririts. The tilted perspective and overlapping limbs convey...
Essay: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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: 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: The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy by John Singer Sargent
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This essay focuses on John Singer Sargent's painting The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy which is filled with light and displays his characteristic dazzling brushwork. The figures...
Essay: <em>The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy</em> by John Singer Sargent
Essay: Bureau Table attributed to John Townsend
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Among a colonial family's most costly possessions were textiles, silver, and furniture, such as this Bureau Table, attributed to John Townsend. This brief essay discusses the simplicity of...
Essay: <em>Bureau Table</em> attributed to John Townsend
Essay: Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole
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A brief essay about Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole. This landscape painting portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans...
Essay: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em> by Thomas Cole
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