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Over the next two years, Seeing America will grow to include 100 videos, 18 essays, quizzes, discussion questions and lesson plans.
Teraoka draws on Japan's brilliant history of art and kabuki theatre to creating beauty from heartrending tragedy
The Peaceable Kingdom as Pennsylvania parable, a tale in the construction of history
How a portrait of an African muslim came to hang side-by-side with the founding fathers in one of America's earliest museums.
The first clear evidence of human activity in North America are spearheads used to hunt large game.
According to the artist (Reginald Marsh), at Coney Island, “The best show is the people themselves.”
Too many assumptions persist about Native American arts and cultures—start here to disentangle fact from fiction.
In addition to being an politician, Jefferson was an ardent supporter and practitioner of classical architecture.
“Native American” is a broad term encompassing many diverse groups.
Nazi violence forced many artists and intellectuals to leave Germany in the 1930s, and like Grosz, many came to the United States.
This one-of-a-kind suitcase tells the surprising story of an artist, a wedding, and a people.
We think of Puritans aesthetics as restrained and humble, but this elaborate cupboard proves otherwise.
Spirituality and transcendence were important postwar themes expressed in Rothko's work.