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Browsing Visual Arts by Subject "United States"

Browsing Visual Arts by Subject "United States"

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  • The Art Story Contributors (The Art Story Contributors, 2018)
    A set of related entries (including a biography) about the famous Jewish American photographer, Alfred Stieglitz. It includes links to his photographs, as well as resources for those who who would like to learn more. His ...
  • Caplan, Greg (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    A biography of the famous and influential photographer, Annie Leibovitz, published in Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia by the Jewish Women's Archive. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Leibovitz, Annie (PBS and WNET, 2015-09-30)
    A sample of the photographs by Annie Leibovitz, the accomplished and influential Jewish American photographer. To access click on the link above. When you get to the page, get rid of the pop-ups, click on the plus (+) ...
  • Cavna, Michael; Mankoff, Robert (Washington Post, 2017-04-28)
    An article concerning Bob Mankoff, a cartoonist. The article contains Mankoff's favorite cartoons among those of his that were published in the New Yorker. Click on the link above to access the article and to see the cartoons.
  • The Art Story Contributors, edited and revised, with Synopsis and Key Ideas added by Diana Linden (The Art Story, 2018)
    Contains a biographical essay on the life of Ben Shahn, a prominent Jewish American artist. At the bottom of the page there is a set of links to a page from which you can access digital images of some of his his work. ...
  • Shahn, Ben (Grey Art Gallery / New York University, 2015-12)
    Digital images of Ben Shahn photographs from a Grey Gallery (New York University) exhibit that ran from November 14, 2000 until January 27, 2001. Click on the link above to access the photographs.
  • Ingber, Judith Brin (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    In this article Judith Brin Ingber discusses the place of dance within Jewish cultural and religious life and how the link between Judaism and danced flowered and evolved under the influence of Jewish immigrants to the ...
  • Atget Photography (, 2001-10-05)
    This site contains examples and descriptions of Diane Arbus's photography and links to recommended books. Click on the link above to access this site.
  • Pomper, Emily Meyer (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    Eve Arnold's " stirring portraits make a remarkable artistic contribution to twentieth-century photography. " Click on the link above to learn more about her.
  • Bellafante, Ginia (The New York Times, 2009-07-16)
    Illustrated biography of the fashion photographer, Lillian Bassman. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Fox, Margalit (The New York Times, 2012-07-08)
    A New York Times obituary about Frances Alenikoff, a dancer, choreographer and artist. Alenilkoff became known for her multimedia performances, incorporating slides and chanting.During the course of her career, she founded ...
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2017-09-21)
    An article about the architect, Frank Gehry, his achievements and his philosophy about architecture. Click on the link above to read the article.
  • Fowlow, Loraine; Baird, Baird (revised) (Canadian Encylopedia, 2017-02-22)
    This article in the Canadian Encyclopedia, written in 2008 and revised in 2017, discusses Frank Gehry's work, achievements and architectural philosophy. It also notes Gehry;s significant Canadian achievement, the renovation ...
  • DeCarlo, Tessa (, 2004-05)
    Exhibition review of a Diane Arbus retrospective and biographical essay. Click on the link above to access the review.
  • Pierpont, Claudia Roth (The New Yorker, 2016-05-23)
    A biography of Diane Arbus with a portfolio of Arbus photographs. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • University of New Hampshire Library (2017)
    Short biographical article and a guide to the Lotte Jacobi Collection of correspondence spanning the years 1924-1986, including personal files, daybooks, account books, exhibition information, scrapbooks, etc.. Click on ...
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    The Richard Avedon Foundation (The Richard Avedon Foundation, 2019)
    A short biography of Richard Avedon on the Web site of The Richard Avedon Foundation. Also on the Web site are a selection of Avedon's photographs. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Lane, Anthony (The New Yorker, 2016-06-06)
    Review of “Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer,” by Arthur Lubow (Ecco). Includes a portrait of Arbus. Click on the link above to access the review.
  • Jenkins, Sarah (The Art Story Contributors, 2012-01-21)
    A series of web pages dedicated to the life and work of the Jewish American artist Judy Chicago. Click on the link above to access.
  • Schneider, Susan Weidman (Lilith, 2001-03-15)
    A brief review of the exhibit, “Judy Chicago: Jewish Identity,” on view at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York in 2007.



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