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Tag Archives: John Steuart Curry

The Chef’s Canvas: Parade to War, Allegory (1938)

Mar

07

Today’s recipe from “The Chef’s Canvas” is a delicious entree inspired by Parade to War, Allegory. Let’s walk through this recipe together and learn how to create this eclectic and unique dish!

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Popular World War I Painting on Loan to Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Dec

03

John Steuart Curry’s Parade to War, Allegory (1938) was created during the Great Depression on the eve of World War II, and is one of the Museum’s most popular pieces.

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Modern Dialect: Spotlight on John Steuart Curry

Dec

10

The current exhibit Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, on display in the Mason Gallery until January 5, 2014, contains works made by various artists in the early to mid 20th century. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ permanent collection also contains works by three of these artists: William Zorach, John Steuart Curry, and George Wesley Bellows.

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#1 John Steuart Curry – Parade to War

Dec

13

John Steuart Curry enrolled in classes at the Kansas City Art Institute while still a junior in high school in rural Kansas. Initially he earned a living illustrating popular stories of the Wild West. Curry entered the most productive and successful period of his career in the 1930s. He taught at Cooper Union and the […]

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