Did you ever draw a timeline? Perhaps as part of an elementary school social studies lesson? I have vivid childhood memories of using a ruler and pencil to craft my own perfectly straight line, punctuated by those all-important dates copied out of a textbook. The appealing simplicity of timelines—chronology made visual—endures in an online age; witness the way Facebook has co-opted the term and the concept.
The editors of the Archives of American Art Blog invite you to celebrate our 100th post!
Archivist Sarah Haug does some code breaking in the records of Boston gallery, Doll & Richards.
Archives specialist Mary Savig shares some favorite four-legged holiday cards made by artists.
Archivist Rihoko Ueno shares documents from the George Leslie Stout papers, which highlight the work of the Monuments Men in Japan.
Archivist Jennifer Snyder returns with a new installment of Facial Hair of Note.