Articles

    Claiming the Unknown, the Forgotten, the Fallen, the Lost, and the Dispossessed

    Robert Cozzolino, Patrick and Aimee Butler Curator of Paintings, Minneapolis Institute of Art Sarah Beetham “Activism in the Classroom: Wikipedia and American Art” Susan Greenberg Fisher “Notes from New York: Names, Networks and Connectors in Art History” Jessica Marten “At the Margins: The Art of Josephine Tota” M. Melissa Wolfe “Integrating Disruption: Acquiring the Philip …



    AHAA Recap: A Wild Ride with AHAA

    Michaela Haffner, Curatorial Assistant, Amon Carter Museum of American Art In the weeks leading up to the biennial gathering of the Association of Historians of American Art (AHAA) in Fort Worth this year, exclamations of AHAA! echoed throughout the Amon Carter as we prepared for attendees’ arrival in the Lone Star State. A taco truck …



Research Notes

Art History’s Other Global Moment: Chicago, 1948

Barbara Jaffee Northern Illinois University This essay focuses attention on the little-known third edition from 1948 of Helen Gardner’s art history survey text, Art Through the Ages, in which Gardner (1878–1946), a University of Chicago-trained art historian and professor of art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, mounted what may have …



Lifting the Lid on Cigar Boxes at Winterthur

Amy Werbel Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York   Last spring, I found enlightenment in the Winterthur Library. I was there to look for images of nudes on tobacco advertisements, and I did find some, but also stumbled across some surprising and unexpectedly beautiful chromolithographs that provided an  epiphany about the relationship …