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  • American History Magazine

    George Bellows- Guts and Glory

    The muscular art of painter George Bellows, like his nation, is a study in contrasts. The kid was all-American, a college dropout from Ohio and a minor league baseball player. He showed up in New York City in 1904 and KO’d the art world....

  • American History Magazine

    Childe Hassam’s Island Escape

      oday the highlight of Appledore Island, six miles off Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is sun- and wind-powered Shoals Marine Research Laboratory, jointly run by Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. The painter Childe...