New-York Historical Society


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New-York Historical Society,

New York City. Founded in 1804, the society is a repository of art, artifacts, and literature relating to American, especially New York, history. Among its celebrated permanent collections are 435 watercolors by John James Audubon for his engraved folio volumes, The Birds of America, and American paintings from colonial times through the 19th cent. The society's educational programs include changing exhibitions of American cultural subjects, lectures by noted scholars and historians, and a large library facility providing extensive material to scholars on early America.
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The Black Fives" is on view at the New-York Historical Society through July 20.
Capitol, Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center, Lincoln Center, New-York Historical Society, and the Enid A.
Ferber hunted down the sources of American taste in an exhibition aptly titled Making American Taste: Narrative Art For a New Democracy at the newly renovated New-York Historical Society.
The exhibition was organized and co-curated by Marybeth De Filippis, Assistant Curator of American Art, New-York Historical Society, who valuably discovered an early photostat of the Van Varick inventory in 2004 in the library of the New-York Historical Society (talk about a scholar hitting the jackpot
The first, entitled Witness: Photographs of Lynchings from the Collection of fames Allen and John Littlefield, was mounted at the Roth Horowitz Gallery (January 13-February 12, 2000); the second, entitled Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, brought the Allen and Littlefield collection and other objects together at the New-York Historical Society (March 14-October 1, 2000).
NEW YORK The New-York Historical Society (N-YHS) is proud to present "A New Light on Tiffany," a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the turn-of-the-century New York women who created many of Tiffany Studios' celebrated decorative objects.
IN NEW YORK, the opening of New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War at the New-York Historical Society was attended by U.
IN THE CURRENT EXHIBIT "NEW YORK DIVIDED: SLAVERY AND THE Civil War," at the New-York Historical Society (November 2006-September 2007), the curators explore the state's "seemingly contradictory role as both a major center of the nation's abolitionist movement and a virtual 'Capital of the South,' with important commercial and political ties to Southern slavery.
And no single collection brings together more of these broadsides, pamphlets, posters, dispatches, telegrams, diaries, speeches, notes, and letters than the magnificent Gilder Lehrman Collection, which opens its new home in June at the New-York Historical Society in New York City.
The extent to which they failed to influence curatorial thinking forty years ago can be measured by the fact that Koch's current retrospective, "Painting a New York Life" appears at The New-York Historical Society and not at an art museum.
Cadwallader Colden's papers are published as the New-York Historical Society Collections vols.
Essays by Offner include: "An Early Florentine Dossal"; "Giotto, non-Giotto"; "The Shop of Pacino di Bonaguida"; "Jacopo del Casentino"; "The Master of the Fogg Pieta"; "An Archangel by Bernardo Daddi"; "Four Panels, a Fresco, and a Problem"; "Nardo di Cione"; "Niccolo di Tommaso and the Rinuccini Master"; "The Panels of Antonio Veneziano"; "A Saint Jerome by Masolino"; "Light on Masaccio's Classicism"; "The Unique Portrait by Andrea del Castagno"; "Italian Pictures at the New-York Historical Society and Elsewhere.