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Italian Garden

Oct

20

The Italian Garden was designed in 1931, after Ninah Cummer had seen the gardens of the Villa Gamberaia. Ellen Biddle Shipman designed the garden to look very similar to…

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Happy 273rd Birthday Benjamin West!

Oct

10

Benjamin West was an Anglo-American painter of historical scenes around the time of the American Revolution. Not only was he an extremely gifted painter, he was also…

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Art Around Town – MOSH

Aug

11

Jacksonville is home to many museums in the Northeast Florida area, The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) being one of them. As two interns from The Cummer, we were given the opportunity to visit MOSH and explore its many exhibitions.

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Happy Birthday Thomas Eakins!

Jul

25

American art historians have described his as, “the strongest, most profound realist in nineteenth-and early-twentieth-century American art.”

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Art Around Town – The Universal Language of Color

Jul

15

Have you ever been to the Veterans Memorial Arena and looked up to the sky? If you have, then you’ve probably seen the “Talking Continents.” But if you haven’t, you might want to keep reading.

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