THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES EDMONIA LEWIS AND THE DEATH OF CLEOPATRA Sometime in the early 20th century African-American sculptor Edmonia Lewis vanished, possibly in Rome where she had resided for decades. Born in upstate New York about 1844 of Black and Native American heritage, she overcame the obstacles of her race […]
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Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. STARTS TOMORROW THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS AND CELEBRATION OF LINCOLN & HIS MEMORIAL The above image is used solely for educational purposes.
Click on the individual photograph to ENLARGE it. It may be surprising but angels do exist in Washington, D.C., at least in the form of art. As someone who has known the city for years, I’ve encountered them at monuments throughout the capital, from Union Station to the National Cathedral. But only recently, […]