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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: 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: 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: Jazz Bowl by Viktor Schreckengost
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This brief essay focuses on Jazz Bowl which has etched images that capture the sights and sounds of New York City nightlife. Looking at the images can be compared to strolling through the...
Essay: <em>Jazz Bowl</em> by Viktor Schreckengost
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
Essay: American Gothic by Grant Wood
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A brief essay focusing on American Gothic which remains one of the most famous paintings in the history of American art. It is a primary example of Regionalism preferring depictions of rural...
Essay: <em>American Gothic</em> by Grant Wood
Essay: Syllabub Cup by Cornelius Kierstede
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A brief essay focusing on the Syllabub Cup made by Cornelius Kierstede which is one of the finest examples of silverware in the Art Institute. His skill requires us to reevaluate the role of...
Essay: <em>Syllabub Cup</em> by Cornelius Kierstede
Essay: Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base Made by Tiffany Studios
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In a career that spanned nearly fifty years, Louis Comfort Tiffany expanded and elevated decorative arts in America. He utilized all media—decorative arts, architecture, painting, and sculpture—to...
Essay: <em>Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base</em> Made by Tiffany Studios

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