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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Jul. 7, 2021 by Sara K. Austin
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What sparks the lightning bolt of insight? How do we come to see with new eyes? Literature can expose us to perspectives strange to us, but our interpretations can also be clouded by familiarity ...
Jun. 23, 2021 by Olga Tsapina
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In March 1852, Charles Devens, the United States Marshal for Massachusetts, submitted an expense report ...
Jun. 16, 2021 by Manuela Gomez Rhine
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Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (1830-1908) unapologetically pursued her ambitions as a sculptor in a field considered inappropriate for women and lived openly as a lesbian ...

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