Author Archives: Lily Allen

Lily Allen is a research associate in American art at The Huntington.

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Posted on Mar. 10, 2021 by Lily Allen
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Michelangelo and marble. Andy Warhol and silk screen. Yoko Ono and performance. Some artists have strong associations with specific mediums ...
Posted on Jun. 24, 2020 by Lily Allen
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Nine works by the artist Shigemi Uyeda (1902–1980) are among The Huntington's robust collection of American photography ...
Posted on Jun. 26, 2019 by Lily Allen
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They sit on a rectangular piece of plywood that rises mere inches off the ground—more like a dancefloor than a platform ...
Posted on Aug. 1, 2018 by Lily Allen
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In John George Brown's Scraping a Deerskin of 1904, sunshine bathes the inside of a toolshed. The light flows from a window that frames a cheery, rural landscape. Yet inside the shed, a rather gruesome...

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Oct. 13, 2021 by Lucy Arnold
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Hilary Mantel, whose literary archive is held at The Huntington, is one of the most critically acclaimed authors working today ...
Sep. 29, 2021 by Cheryl Cheng
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Calligraphy is one of the oldest and most esteemed art forms in China. Its distinctive quality arises from its duality as both a visual art form and a means of written communication. This becomes apparent...
Sep. 22, 2021 by Clay Stalls
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The Huntington has deep collections on the history of Spanish-speaking North America created from a centurylong record of acquiring materials in this field ...

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