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Q & Art: Who's That?

AAM's Photograph Archives hold more than a quarter million photographs, documenting American art and artists. Curators, conservators, art collectors, and historians have used the images to inform or illustrate their projects. The Archives' largest collection contains 127,000 negatives from the Peter A. Juley & Son photography firm.

Q and Art: Viola Frey

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive. This week: sculptor Viola Frey.

Q and Art: Torre di Schiavi

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive.

Alida on August 19, 2015

Q and Art: Just Looking

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive.

Q and Art: Copies of Artworks

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: Q and Art, where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive.

Q and Art: Anna Claypoole Peale

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: "Q and Art," where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive.

Alida on March 20, 2013

Q and Art: Liberty

Question: Is American Art’s Liberty sculpture one of the models made to raise money for the construction of the Statue of Liberty? If not, what is it?
Alida on November 6, 2012

Q and Art: Abstract Expressionism

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: "Q and Art," where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive.
Alida on August 28, 2012

Q and Art: Melons and Pentimenti

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: "Q and Art," where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive.

Q and Art: Symbols

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: "Q and Art," where American Art's Research department brings you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive. Today's question: What is Joan of Arc holding in her left hand? It looks like a mop, but I don't think that's the right answer.
Alida on April 13, 2012

Q and Art: Folk Art

This post is part of an ongoing series on Eye Level: "Q and Art" and is the successor to our series "The Best of Ask Joan of Art." Begun in 1993, Ask Joan of Art was the longest-running arts-based electronic reference service in the country. We retired the service late last year but want to continue to bring you interesting questions and answers about art and artists from our archive.

Q and Art: Silhouettes

This post is the first of an ongoing series on Eye Level: "Q and Art" and is the successor to our series "The Best of Ask Joan of Art." Begun in 1993, Ask Joan of Art was the longest-running arts-based electronic reference service in the country.

Alida on January 24, 2012