Resources tagged 1940s

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As part of our American Perspectives season, distinguished literary scholar and Stanford professor Arnold Rampersad explores the relation ship between jazz and the work of Langston Hughes and Ralph...
Audio Lecture: Arnold Rampersad on Ralph Ellison
Ellen Roberts, assistant curator of American art, provides an in-depth "sneak preview" of the exhibition Edward Hopper and...
Audio Lecture: Edward Hopper
Sam Stephenson, media historian, sheds new light on Thelonious Monk's famous Town Hall Concert through newly available film and audio clips by W. Eugene Smith, one of Time-Life's greatest...
Audio Lecture: Jazz Connection: Revisiting Thelonious Monk's Town Hall Concert
One of the special privileges of Sustaining Fellows membership is the opportunity to see exciting exhibitions before they open to the general public. On July 26, Sustaining Fellows hosted the opening...
Audio Lecture: Sustaining Fellows Exhibition Opening: <em>Windows on the War—Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941–1945</em>
Architecture and urban design historian Thomas Hines discusses modernism, rationalism, and expressionism in the works of Richard Neutra and Lloyd Wright.
Audio Lecture: The Other Hollywood--Modern Architecture and the Los Angeles Film Community
Discussion questions and activiity ideas to be used with Nighthawks and Nightlife. Students will investigate nightlife in 1940s America and compare and contrast the two works of art.
Classroom or Home Activity: Nightlife
African American sculptor Marion Perkins lived and worked in Chicago after moving there from Arkansas in 1916. Initially self taught, he had some training through the South Side Community Arts Center...
Turning the Pages: Marion Perkins (American, 1908-1961), <em>Sketchbook (Regent)</em>, by 1961

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