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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.

  • 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.
  • Jenifer Dismukes looks at one of summer's greatest pastimes: riding a bicycle.
  • Art discovers America: an American commentary, 1943, Regency Pictures. R.T. Furman, Jr., writer and producer; Hal Frater, director; Alfredo Valente, photographer and co-director.
  • Archives curatorial assistant, Mary Savig, interviewed artist Ding Ren prior to her upcoming performances on July 2 and August 20, in conjunction with the exhibition Lists: To-dos, Illustrated Inventories, Collected Thoughts, and Other Artists’ Enumerations.


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