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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Jun. 28, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
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In arid 21st-century California, April arrives at the tail end of the rainy season, which concluded this year with a water shortage emergency announcement. By the time state officials released the statement...
Jun. 21, 2022 by Steve Hindle
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June is a wonderful time of year at The Huntington: The flowers are in bloom, the gardens and galleries are bustling with visitors, and a fresh cohort of scholars are once again poring over our world-class...
Jun. 14, 2022 by Linde B. Lehtinen and Dennis Carr
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A woman lies naked on the ground, warmed by the sun. The organic lines of her body echo the color and curves of the stone beneath her, and she seems to merge with her environment. The central image is...

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