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Archives of American Art Blog

Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.

  • This photograph of a tea party in an artist’s studio has long remained a mystery at the Archives of American Art. Can you help us identify the woman between Holty and Miró, and the two men on the far right? Do you know whose studio this could be?
  • Behind-the-Scenes volunteer Gaston Lacomb shares his thoughts on transcribing and translating oral history interviews at the Archives of American Art.
  • Archivist Jennifer Snyder investigates the prominent beard of a prominent Boston artist, in the latest installment of Beards of Note.
  • Passing over a spur of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico on my way to Colorado (I hiked in these mountains as a boy, so it was something like a homecoming). Photo by Jason Stieber, 2010.


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