In our November 2011 issue, art historian Sue Taylor tackled the subject of Malvina Hoffman's infamous Field Museum bronzes in a book review of Marianne Kinkel's Races of Mankind: The Sculptures of Malvina Hoffman. Read more
In 1939, Grant Wood unwittingly caused a scandal with his lithograph Sultry Night, an image of a naked farmhand cooling himself at a trough. When Associated American Artists attempted to market the print through its catalogue, the U.S. Post Office banned it from the mail as obscene. Now, after decades in obscurity, the oil painting that Wood had created of this image has surfaced in Read more
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