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  U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Historical Minutes > 1878-1920
This collection of brief essays describes important events and personalities in Senate history, and highlights recurring themes in the Senate's institutional development during the years 1878 to 1920.
Many elements of the modern Senate developed during this period, including the evolution of Senate leaders, modernization of committees, and the establishment of direct election of senators (click on title for full story).
When the building opened three years later, however, there was a good deal of attention, especially press coverage of the building's grand Beaux Arts architecture, lavish furnishings, and ornate offices.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/history/one_item_and_teasers/1878.htm   (2334 words)

 Painting Index 1878
With summer, Beckwith returns to the United Sates, and Sargent works alone in their Paris studio and takes over his share of heat and rent.
The city is abuzz with activity as the Paris Exposition of 1878 is getting underway.
It is about this time that Sargent visits a young 18 year old Paul-César Helleu, who is a starving French art student.
www.jssgallery.org /Thumbnails/Sargent_Paintings1878.htm   (563 words)

  Caillebotte : Fishing c.1878 - Fine Art Reproduction | Gallery of Fine Art Reproduction
Caillebotte : Fishing c.1878 - Fine Art Reproduction
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  Connecticut's Heritage Gateway
As Amelia Peck documents in Candace Wheeler: The Art and Enterprise of American Design, 1876-1900, Wheeler would later have other Hartford connections as well: she was interior decorator (with Louis Comfort Tiffany) of Mark Twain's house in Hartford, and she engaged the Cheney Silk Mills of Manchester to manufacture her textile designs.
Champney are gradually emerging from the mists and doubts.” The Society outfitted its studio with “artistic casts” (reproductions of famous sculpture), and two monthly art journals, The Art Amateur, which was “devoted to the cultivation of art in the household” and Gazette des Beaux Arts, a French journal of European art and studies.
Though the Art Society revived interest in the Atheneum's art gallery, their art school was never on an equal footing with the Atheneum's other tenants—the Library Association, Connecticut Historical Society, and the Watkinson Library—and continued to be shunted around.
www.ctheritage.org /encyclopedia/HRJ/AnArtSchoolForgedintheGildedAge.htm   (2523 words)

 List of years in art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2001 in art Janet Cardiff - Forty-Part Motet
1878 in art - Mary Cassatt, Portrait of the Artist
120,000 BCE in art - Engraved Bones sculpted at Oldisleben Isite, Oldisleben, Germany
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_art_events   (254 words)

 ArtLex's Art page
At least art involves a degree of human involvement — through manual skills or thought — as with the word "artificial," meaning made by humans instead of by nature.
Arts Education Partnership (formerly the Goals 2000 Arts Education Partnership) is an American national coalition of arts, education, business, philanthropic and government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of the arts in the learning and development of every child and in the improvement of America's schools.
Partnership organizations affirm the central role of imagination, creativity and the arts in culture and society; the power of the arts to enliven and transform education and schools; and collective action through partnerships as the means to place the arts at the center of learning.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/Art.html   (4779 words)

 Yale University History of Art Department
B.A. in Art History and Italian, University of Notre Dame, 1998
Ph.D. in the History of Art, expected December 2004, Yale University
Art Reborn: Painting, Politics, and Decoration in the Work of Walter Crane, 1870-1900
www.yale.edu /arthistory/faculty/page/oneillpage.html   (887 words)

 Augustus John Art Collection
In 1901 John married Ida Nettleship, and he took a position as an art instructor at the University of Liverpool.
The Augustus John Art Collection consists of ten portraits on paper (5 drawings, 3 etchings, and 2 reproductive prints) of well known English contemporaries of John.
The Art Collection also has an additional sketch by John, a portrait of Nancy Cunard drawn on a piece of table cloth, that is part of the Nancy Cunard Art Collection.
www.hrc.utexas.edu /research/fa/john.augustus.html   (563 words)

 ART / 4 / 2DAY
Madox Brown's work was highly original at a time when British art was mundane and predictable; his subjects were to do with English literature and language but produced in a dark, highly mannered, and dramatic style synthesized from his early European training and his tours of Italy and Switzerland.
According to Stanley Cursiter in his biography of Peploe, '...on his arrival in Paris [Peploe] found himself in the midst of the fierce controversy which was raging over [the] new movement; argument ran high, convictions, practices, and long-respected theories were all in the melting-pot....'.
After being forced to interrupt his studies because of illness, Kreuger studied from 1878 at the art school of Edvard Perséus [1841—1890] in Stockholm before he went to Paris, where he stayed for the most part until 1887.
www.safran-arts.com /42day/art/art4oct/art1011.html   (7024 words)

 Artcom Museums Tour: Whistler House Museum of Art, the, Lowell
The Whistler House Museum of Art, birthplace of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, was established in 1908 as the permanent home of the Lowell Art Association.
Built in 1823, the Whistler House presents the richness of the history and the art of Lowell.
The focus of the collection is late nineteenth and early twentieth century American representational art, with special emphasis on the artists of New England.
www.artcom.com /Museums/nv/sz/01852-18.htm   (466 words)

 Philadelphia Art Alliance
The Philadelphia Art Alliance is the oldest multi-disciplinary arts center in the United States.
Founded in 1915, the Art Alliance has been promoting the careers of emerging and established visual, literary and performing artists by providing both exhibition and performance space, as well as meeting areas, for the exchange of ideas.
The Philadelphia Art Alliance is housed in the historic Wetherill mansion, located on Rittenhouse Square in center city Philadelphia.
www.philartalliance.org /space.htm   (422 words)

 InLiquid.com - Philadelphia Art Alliance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Philadelphia Art Alliance (PAA), founded in 1915, is the oldest multidisciplinary arts center in the United States devoted to presenting the work of emerging and established contemporary artists that might otherwise not be seen in Philadelphia.
Its mission is to lead and respond to the changing needs of artists, the arts community, and the role that art plays in the continuing education of general audiences.
The Art Alliance has hosted exhibitions of and lectures by some of the outstanding figures in the fields of the visual, literary, and performing arts.
www.inliquid.com /organizations/alliance.htm   (1572 words)

 ARC :: Lord Frederick Leighton (1830-1896) :: Page 1 of 11
The leading establishment figure in Victorian art, was the first artist to be en-nobled.
He moved to London in 1859, was elected in Associate of the Academy in 1864, a full Academician in 1868, & PRA in 1878.
Even on the basis of a digitized scan one can see that this ranks among one of Leighton's finest portraits: the pose recalls his confident painting of Sir Richard Burton, and the creams and golds of Phoebe's clothes and flesh suggest the Venetian glories of Veronese and Titian.
www.artrenewal.org /asp/database/art.asp?aid=14   (1365 words)

 Thomas A. McGlynn (1878-1966) - Fine Art Dealers Association
For eleven years at the Furniture Shop, as Chief Assistant to Mathews, Thomas McGlynn was responsible for design of much of the art nouveau furniture and decorations used in Bay Area custom homes and in public buildings such as banks, theaters, auditoriums.
Thomas McGlynn had been an early member of the Carmel Art Association, and it elected him to its Presidency twice, as well as asking him to serve on the Board and making him a lifetime member.
He was active for many years in other organizations: the Santa Cruz Art Association, the American Artists’ Professional League, the Society of Western Artists, the Society for Sanity in Art.
www.fada.com /browse_by_essay.html?essay=159   (464 words)

 Rave Reviews: American Art and its Critics (1826-1925)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Prior to 1826, the demand for art in the emerging nation had focused on portraiture, which almost always required payment in advance of its execution, thereby proving financially feasible for the struggling artist.
Beginning with American Art Union's Transactions in 1839, several new periodicals devoted to art including The Crayon, founded in 1855; the Western Art Journal, published in 1856; and The New Path, which began in 1863, followed.
At the same time, art periodicals flourished and included The Art Journal, founded in 1867; The Aldine, in 1868; Art Interchange; in 1878, and Art Amateur, in 1879.
www.tfaoi.com /aa/2aa/2aa17.htm   (1018 words)

 Hog River Journal - Home
Reverberations from the Exhibition were felt 200 miles away in Hartford triggering the formation of the Hartford Art School (now part of the University of Hartford and celebrating its 125 th anniversary this year) and the resuscitation of the Wadsworth Atheneum's moribund art gallery.
Having only sparse assets and no endowment, the Society relied upon tuition and modest donations and operated with an all-volunteer administrative staff-like most other women's associations of the day-and was continually challenged by the gap between expenses and what the art school's students could afford to pay.
Though the Art Society revived interest in the Atheneum's art gallery, their art school was never on an equal footing with the Atheneum's other tenants-the Library Association, Connecticut Historical Society, and the Watkinson Library-and continued to be shunted around.
www.hogriver.org /issues/v01n04/art_school.htm   (2553 words)

 Singular Impressions: William Merritt Chase   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In 1867 he began studying art with Barton S. Hays in Indianapolis and then moved to New York, where he studied with Joseph Oriel Eaton and also at the National Academy of Design with Lemuel Wilmarth.
In 1896 he established the Chase School of Art, which was renamed the New York School of Art after he relinquished his administrative role.
Chase was a member of many art organizations, including the Society of American Artists, serving as president in 1885, the Academy of Arts and Letters, and the National Association of Portrait Painters.
americanart.si.edu /collections/exhibits/monotypes/chasebio.html   (211 words)

 art biographical reference works
German painters, as well as foreign painters who lived and worked in Germany in the 19th c., and foreign painters whose work was held in German collections or exhibited in Germany in the 19th c.
Also provided are separate lists of prints by an artist or after an artist's work, in the latter case supplying information about who did the engraving and who did the printing.
Collects, and makes accessible in one alphabetical sequence, the brief biographical entries for American artists that were published between 1898 and 1947 in the American art annual.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/art/artbiogrefworks.html   (2336 words)

 M.P.E.P. Section 1878.01, Prior Art Under Chapter II Article 33 (BitLaw)
The relevant date for the purpose of considering prior art is defined in PCT Rule 64.1(b) as the international filing date or, where the international application contains a valid claim for priority, that date of priority.
Such acknowledged prior art should be regarded as correct and used during preliminary examination where appropriate.
(3) For purposes of the international preliminary examination, a claimed invention shall be considered to involve an inventive step if, having regard to the prior art as defined in the Regulations, it is not, at the prescribed relevant date, obvious to a person skilled in the art.
www.bitlaw.com /source/mpep/1878_01.html   (637 words)

 SNS Online - News - American art stamps go on sale 8/29/98
Dozens of art lovers and stamp collectors gathered in the lobby of the Corcoran Gallery of Art for the ceremonies putting the 20-stamp set on sale.
The two paintings, produced in 1889 and 1857 respectively, were obtained by the gallery as contemporary works, in an effort "to encourage American genius in the arts," said Corcoran Chief Curator Jack Cowart.
Because the artist's name is not known, it is attributed to the limner -- an old word for painter -- of the Freake family.
www.news-star.com /stories/082998/new_stamps.html   (386 words)

 Antiques and the Arts Online
Works of art include Thomas Cole's "Last of the Mohicans" (1827), the first Cole to be shown in the United States, and to establish a new standard and genre for American art.
By the 1840s, the Academy's Annuals were the most important venues for the exhibition of art in the United States, and by the 1850s, the Academy's exhibition openings were among the major events of New York's social season.
During the 1880s and 1890s, more and more writers turned their attention to art, resulting in a whole new group of perceptive and influential critics.
www.antiquesandthearts.com /GH0-09-05-2000-13-56-26   (896 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1872   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
See also: 1871 in art, other events of 1872, 1873 in art, list of years in art.
New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture.
Crowds daily gather on the steps in front of the neoclassical façade The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to simply as The Met, is one of the worlds largest and most important art museums, located on the eastern edge of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, United...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1872   (5298 words)

 sell.com classifieds : Alfred Stevens 16x27 Art Print 'Fall 1878' for sale in San Francisco (2DZCJ)
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 Used Book Central Search / merchant: Gemini Fine Books & Arts, Ltd.
Jules Laforgue, poems.: Paris: Le Bateau Lavoir, 1969, first edition of this catalogue with 15 plates, of which 6 are painted with pochoir by Daniel Jacomet after graphic works by Delvaux.
The book and the lithos are housed in a nicely designed portfolio case, overall size 15.5 x 11.5 in.; this copy is as new.
Included also are the extra suite of the 10 woodcuts on Japon Nacré and 5 folders with 16 color decomposition plates; all housed in cloth folding box; overall size 16 x 12 in.
www.usedbookcentral.com /texis/ubc/searchbooks,sid,10402,jump,1360.html   (1526 words)

 "A Worldwide Art Xpo for Artists, Artworks and Galleries"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
These is not art to me, all these squares and things.
Real art has, you know, like a madonna in it.
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
www.artxpo.com /quotesmisc.html   (220 words)

Description: Good quality Minton Art Pottery charger with hand painted decoration of pigeons nesting in hawthorn, dated 1878.
Made for T.Goode - the top London Retailers - and carries the original label for exhibition at the Paris Exhibition in 1878
Small amount of cracking in the thick paintwork surface and a small flake chip on the rim which has been painted over.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,minton-art-pottery,1379146.html   (419 words)

 George Inness Online
George Inness at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/inness_george.html   (430 words)

 William Merritt Chase Biography / Biography of William Merritt Chase Biography
William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) was one of the leading artists of America at the end of the 19th century as well as a distinguished teacher.
In 1878 the Art Students League in New York City invited Chase to become a painting instructor.
His influence was far-reaching, and he was responsible for establishing dashing, freely brushed canvases reminiscent of both Édouard Manet and Sargent as the accepted style of painting.
www.bookrags.com /biography-william-merritt-chase   (612 words)

 Classics research guide-Art History/Classics Library-University of California, Berkeley
Along with articles on individual archaeologists and the history of the excavation of various places, it has pieces on well-known collectors and museums and on the history of famous individual objects like the Portland Vase or the Belvedere Apollo—where they were found, how they ended up where they are now, their importance in art history.
Art History/Classics PA6003.L3 These are the current standard handbooks in English.
Art History/Classics BL715.R6 Main BL715.R6 Art History/Classics BL715.R6 Suppl.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /ARTH/classguide.html   (1429 words)

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