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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
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.
June 17, 2014 | Staff VoicesElizabeth Botten, curator of the exhibition Artists and Their Models, considers a group of reference photographs used by Violet Oakley in the making of the Dante Window.
April 11, 2014 | Staff VoicesRihoko Ueno, archivist and co-curator of the exhibition Monuments Men: On the Front Line to Save Europe’s Art, 1942–1946, on view through April 20, 2104, examines Monument Man Walter Horn’s connection to the recovery of the Imperial Regalia of the Holy Roman Empire, and a cache of gold coins.