Author Archives: Dennis Carr

Dennis Carr is the Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art at The Huntington.

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Posted on Nov. 17, 2021 by Dennis Carr
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This year, The Huntington acquired a striking portrait of Moanahonga (Great Walker), an Ioway chief, painted around 1824 by the American artist Charles Bird King ...
Posted on Jan. 27, 2021 by Dennis Carr
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Rising class divisions. Economic uncertainty. Anti-immigrant fervor. It was July 6, 1854 ...

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Dec. 28, 2021 by Kevin Durkin
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The year 2021 proved to be filled with both challenges and hope. As we look back at Verso stories from the past year, we remind ourselves of where we have been and contemplate where we are headed ...
Dec. 8, 2021 by Sandy Masuo
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Toyon is brightening winter landscapes throughout Southern California, including here at The Huntington ...
Nov. 24, 2021 by Kathy Musial
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On Sept. 24, 2021, a Queensland kauri (Agathis robusta) in The Huntington's Rose Garden was designated as a California Big Tree, The Huntington's first such honor. On Nov. 5, Matt Ritter, professor of...

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