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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
This is the introduction to a series of posts curated by artist Mary Temple, in which guest authors will comment on contemporary diary practices. She begins the Artists on Diaries series with her drawing project, Currency.
November 10, 2014 | Staff VoicesFor Veterans Day, Kelly Quinn, the Terra Foundation Project Manager for Online Scholarly and Educational Initiatives, looks at the contributions of artist Anna Coleman Ladd in aiding soldiers disfigured during World War I.
August 28, 2014 | InternsSummer intern Emma Kibblewhite shares about a summer spent with the Archives of American Art’s oral history collection.
Guest blogger Katie Monroe examines this history of the bookplate, and finds inspiration in some original plates designed by artists.
Curator of Manuscripts, Mary Savig, on artists and models who inspire as they strike a pose. Think you’ve got what it takes to be an artist’s model? Vogue with us on Instagram and Twitter using #StrikeAPose.