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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
In the first of a series of collaborative essays with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Liza Kirwin examines Martin Johnson Heade's Notebook on Hummingbirds.
Guest author Laurie Stepp shares highlights from the Artists Talk on Art Records.
National collector Josh T. Franco highlights the Gene Swenson Papers, recently acquired by the Archives. The following essay was originally published in the Spring 2020 issue (vol. 59, no. 1) of the Archives of American Art Journal.
Processing archivist Stephanie Ashley explores treasures from the fully digitized Weir Family papers.
Guest author Patrica Ortega-Miranda explores how snapshots taken by painter Emilio Sanchez during on his many trips to the Caribbean influenced his artwork.