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Sept. 30 Art Minute: John Koch, Hanging Clothes

John Koch is best known for urban interior scenes, but here we find a more rural one in which outdoors and indoors are connected through a broad op…

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Sept. 23 Art Minute: Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Aram (Convertible Series)

Composed of hundreds of pieces of cut mirrored glass embedded in plaster, Aram blends the simple lines of modern abstraction with an intricate gl…

Art Minute, Art of the Week, toledo museum of art

Sept. 16 Art Minute: Dirck Jacobsz, Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen Painting a Portrait of His Wife

An artist stands before his easel, painting a portrait. He looks out, presumably at the woman whose likeness he is painting. Yet on further conside…

Art Minute, Art of the Week, toledo museum of art

Sept. 09 Art Minute: Thomas Cole, The Architect's Dream

Architectural monuments from the distant past dominate The Architect’s Dream, presenting a continuum of the styles from which 19th-century archi…

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Sept. 02 Art Minute: Jasper Francis Cropsey, Starrucca Viaduct, Pennsylvania

Jasper Francis Cropsey’s views of fiery autumn scenes captured the forests, mountains, and valleys of the northeast in a celebration of America…

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Aug. 26 Art Minute: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Master Henry Hoare

About four years old in this painting, Henry Hoare (1784–1836) was the son of Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758–1838), who was an amateur archaeolog…

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Aug. 19 Art Minute: Bartholomeus van der Helst, Self-Portrait

Leaning casually on a stone baluster in a wooded park, this man displays all the attributes of a gentleman of leisure. The sumptuous velvet, gold c…

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Aug. 12 Art Minute: William Merritt Chase, The Open Air Breakfast

Although at first glance this scene seems to capture a fleeting moment of casual backyard relaxation, on closer examination it more strongly resemb…

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Aug. 5 Art Minute: William James Webb, A White Terrier

A little known painter, an extinct dog breed: one very alluring painting. The subject matter of William Webbe’s few surviving works includes anim…

Art Minute, Art of the Week, toledo museum of art

July 29 Art Minute: Gustave Doré, The Scottish Highlands

The rugged, cloud-wreathed mountains in this painting of the Scottish Highlands dwarf the hunter and his dogs in the foreground. This contrast of s…