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Summer Day, by Hans Dahl (Norwegian, 1849-1937). Date and dimensions unknown, private collection. The Athenaeum: 93 paintings, sorted by year completed in ascending order (some attributed to Dahl were actually made by his son, Hans Andreas Dahl [1881-1919], whose work was virtually indistinguishable from his own; whenever possible, note the signature).
NOTES & COMMENTS
G. Washington portrait medals // An ivory gazelle // Disappointing Dunkirk film // Artworld icon Robert Rauschenberg Misconstrued // and more . . .
ARTICLES & REVIEWS
Art Education or Miseducation? From Koons to Herring - Michelle Marder Kamhi
IN BRIEF: George Anthony Morton: An Artist against All Odds - Louis Torres
EXHIBITION: The Art of Henry James: Kinship between Literature and Visual Art - Michelle Marder Kamhi
BEST OF THE PRINT ARISTOS
Revaluing the Liberal Arts," (Aristos, June 1994).With study of the liberal arts under increasing attack in academia (see "The Liberal Arts at War), it is worth recalling this brief article by us on the subject.
"Frank Capra's America and Ours," by John Marini, Imprimis, March 2015. On the legendary director of such classic films as Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), and Meet John Doe (1941).
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Richard F. Lack: A Compendium: Select Links to Online Sources - Louis Torres. On the life and work of this pioneering painter-teacher, who coined the term "Classical Realism."
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ALSO OF INTEREST
About, sample articles, reviews, back issues. . .
What Art Is: The Esthetic Theory of Ayn Rand (Open Court, 2000). Chapter Summaries, Reviews/Responses. . .
The Definition of Art (Ch. 6)
What Art Is
Supplement to What Art Is--articles and excerpts
Who Says That's Art?
A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts (Pro Arte Books, 2014). Contents, Introduction, Reviews, Image links
Includes essays by the Aristos
* "The Interminable Monopoly of the Avant-Garde" - Louis Torres
* "Mimesis versus the Avant-Garde: Art and Cognition" [based on "Art and Cognition"] - Michelle Marder Kamhi
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