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CHAGALL: THE EARLY ETCHINGS FROM THE 1920s Having just returned from an inspiring lecture given by Christopher With, (a lecturer recently retired from the National Gallery of Art), in the Mitchell Gallery, my appreciation for Chagall’s long and successful s...

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Gerald Hawkes (1943-1998) The Man Who Loved the Stars/The Peanut , 1979. Matchsticks and glue. Collection of The Banneker-Douglass Museum. Matchsticks as Medium  C an you possibly guess how many wood matchsticks artist Gerald Hawkes (1943-1998) used to crea...

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The Defence of Ft. M'Henry Published by John Gruber and Daniel May, Hagerstown,
Maryland.   The National Songster,
Defense of Fort McHenry , 1814. Gift of William W. Baldwin, New York, 1978. Collection of the U. S. Naval
Academy Museum . T he Mitchell Galle...

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Dialogues: Words and Images in Art, 1500-1924 K.[V?] Kealey, Women of Britain Say--"Go", 1915. Lithograph. Courtesy of Georgetown University Library, Special Collection W hen the exhibition opened in the end of January, someone asked me "What, exactly, does...

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Chasing the Moment: Works from Annapolis Senior High School January 10-19, 2014 We are well into our exhibition of student artworks from all of the art programs at Annapolis Senior High School and I am deeply touched by the personal side of this exhibition....

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Moving On crate interior One of the fun aspects of my job is the installation of an exhibition. I confess there is a level of stress associated with installing and deinstalling an exhibition, but it is gratifying and we have a solid product at the end. We a...

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An Artist's Love of Venice As we are in the last days of the exhibition, Reflections and Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1945, I am beginning my parting thoughts about the exhibition moving on to another venue. How one is attracte...

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Where Did Cole Porter Party? John Taylor Arms, Venetian Mirror,  1935. Etching. Private collection. John Taylor Arms, an American printmaker and architect, co-authored and illustrated several travel books with his wife Dorothy Noyes Arms. Applying his archi...

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Six Degrees of Separation Mortimer Luddington Menpes, Piazzetta and Ducal Palace, c. 1910.  Etching and drypoint. Private collection.  The close ties with each of the artists in the Ernest Roth printmaking is an interesting web of associations of friends, c...

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Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice
John Taylor Arms, (American 1887-1953), Venetian Mirror, 1935, etching. Private collection ARTISTS and ARCHITECTS The exhibition,  Reflections and Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940,  has been on view almost a full week and the ...
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