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Viewing American-Soviet Cold War Relations through the Lens of Art

By Ksenia Nouril

Dreamworlds and Catastrophes frames the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union within the period of its own conception. In this way, it honors the collecting history and legacy of Norton Dodge (1927-2011)—an inimitable mediator—whose commitment to this kind of art continues to shape an understanding of the transnational exchanges in art and culture during the Cold War.

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Israel to Mid-Atlantic: Visions of Place Collaboration

A few works from the "Diverse Identities" focus of Visions.

Professors at Rutgers-Camden and Towson University collaborated to curate an exhibit of contemporary Israeli art, now on display at the Stedman Gallery until December 17.

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HSP Launches New Digital History Exhibit

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania announces the launch of a new digital history project titled Politics in Graphic Detail: Exploring History through Political Cartoons.

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Whitney Museum Gets $2 Million for Educational Programming

The Whitney Museum of American Art has received a $2 million donation from the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation.

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Proposals for Humanities-Art Technology Festival in DC

The proposals are due July 31, 2015 and the festival will be on September 26-27, 2015.

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Controversy in Public History … Can We Move Beyond Relativism?

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian website.

Public historians took a battering 20 years ago through highly public struggles over two Smithsonian exhibits.

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National Civic Art Society Internship

The National Civic Art Society is seeking a college intern for the summer to help them protect and advance a beautiful and meaningful American civic realm.

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