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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
Guest author Kevin Kim explores how the work Japanese American artist Roger Shimomura was influenced by his grandmother's diary and their shared experience of incarceration during WWII.
National Collector Josh T. Franco highlights the Juan Sánchez Papers, recently acquired by the Archives of American Art. The following essay was originally published in the spring 2018 issue (vol. 57, no. 1) of the Archives of American Art Journal.
Archivist Stephanie Ashley chronicles her experiences working with the Macbeth Gallery Records from processing to digitization.
Guest blogger Rachel White examines how Lonnie Holley's Alabama roots have influenced his art.
This exploration of the correspondence between Aline and Eero Saarinen, by reference specialist Elizabeth Botten, considers why the state of Michigan is so important to their love story.