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Washington University to Host ‘Illustration Across Media’ Symposium March 21-23

By Julie Hale on March 1, 2019

The D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library (DMGHL) at Washington University in St. Louis and the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies at the Norman Rockwell Museum will bring leading scholars and artist practitioners together at a symposium designed to explore the significance and impact...

On Alexander Trocchi and Wonder, High and Low

By caskew on June 2, 2017

One of the fastest ways to make any group of people disagree is to ask them to draw a hard line between high and low culture. As they say, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and what one person considers great art, an achievement for all humankind, another considers vacuous. Popular culture is...

Political Illustrations of the Past

By Diane Toroian Keaggy on September 27, 2016

Illustrator’s pen once rivaled camera’s flash, reporter’s notebook By Diane Toroian Keaggy   Thousands of photographers, videographers and writers will descend on Washington University in St. Louis Oct. 9 to cover the presidential debate. But in mid-20th-century America, an...

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Set for March 5

By Julie Hale on February 2, 2016

Please join us on Saturday, March 5 for the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. The event will take place at the Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library from 12:00-5:00 p.m. At this inclusive, one-day happening, you’ll take part in the creation and improvement of Wikipedia articles related t...