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November 25, 2014
A Cradle of Chinese Civilization Along the Yangzi River: Bronze Treasures from Hunan
The earliest records of the ancient bronzes of Hunan Province, China, come from the Song dynasty (960–1279) scholar Hong Mai (1123–1202)....
Outsider and Self-Taught Art Focus: Thornton Dial
An important part of the story of art has been characterized by self-taught ingenuity and work ethic honed by struggle for survival and passionate appreciation for life....
Making History: Art and Industry in the Saco River Valley
The Saco River makes its way from its source in New Hampshire’s White Mountains to Maine’s Atlantic coast. Its dramatic course through the Saco River Valley defines a region where...
Boston School Paintings: The Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James R. Taylor
When James R. Taylor (1887–1962) of Boston began acquiring paintings and decorative objects in the first quarter of the twentieth century...
Winterthur Primer: X-Radiography Examination of an Embroidered Coat of Arms
In the last half of the eighteenth century, wealthy New England schoolgirls often displayed their stitching skills by executing elaborately embroidered coats of arms.1 One such object...

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