Humility as Virtue in American Art


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "Humility as Virtue in American Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Melting Pot: Art That Looks Like America; article by Martha R. Severens (3/4/09)

William Wendt: Plein Air Painter of California; essay by Will South (11/28/08)

Joseph Stella: Flora; essay by Barbara Rose, with Preface by Timothy A. Eaton (7/10/07)

Pennsylvania Fraktur; essay by R. David Brocklebank and Barbara L. Jones (6/28/07)

Traditions from the Permanent Collection: Geissbuhler, Gonzales, Florsheim and Jackson (7/27/05)

George Gibson (1904-2001), Scene Painter: essay by Janet Blake (5/23/05)

Amish Quilts: Kaleidoscope of Color -- From the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown (2/21/05)

The American Farm Past and Present (6/14/04)

Shadow Pictures, 1984, by Timothy Van Laar (b. 1951), essay by Gregg Hertzlieb (10/16/02)

Through the Picture Plane: The Poetry in the Pictorial Space of Thomas Eakins; essay by Patrick Connors (11/17/01)

Remembering the Family Farm: 150 Years of American Prints (3/23/01)

Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940 from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown (7/20/00)


From other websites:

For an exhibit on the opposite of humility we offer The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride, held June 27, 2015 - October 18, 2015 at Bruce Museum. Accessed December, 2015.


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