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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: 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: 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: American History and Its Art After World War II
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Excerpted from the American Art teacher Manual, this essay provides a brief overview of art after World War II. Artwork information is provided for four contemporary works in the Art Institute's...
Essay: American History and Its Art After World War II
Essay: Movements by Marsden Hartley
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A brief essay focusing on Marsden Hartley's painting Movements, in which the abstract forms that surround the central red circle and black triangle move with a rhythmic flow not unlike that...
Essay: <em>Movements</em> by Marsden Hartley
Essay: General Andrew Jackson by William Rush
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A brief essay about William Rush's sculpture of General Andrew Jackson. Rush is considered one of America's first sculptors, and the Art Institute's General Andrew Jackson documents the rise...
Essay: <em>General Andrew Jackson</em> by William Rush
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
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