Month: April 2018

Max Beckmann: The Faces of World War I

From Circulating Now by Ginny A. Roth: Max Beckmann, 1884–1950, was a painter and print-maker, primarily known for his self-portraits. Although Beckmann railed against being tagged as belonging to any art movement, he is most commonly classified as an Expressionist… Read More ›

The Party of Hubert Humphrey

From The Atlantic by James Traub: Seventy years ago, on the night of July 14, 1948, Hubert Humphrey, speaking at the Democratic convention in the Philadelphia Convention Hall, changed the course of the Democratic Party, and of post-war American politics…. Read More ›