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  • Collection: Mining the Store: American Prints from the Permanent Collection

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Chicago native Aaron Bohrod attended the Art Institute of Chicago for several years before moving to New York to study at the Art Students League. One of his teachers at the league was John Sloan, whose gritty realism had a lifelong influence on his…

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After earning a B. F. A. from the University of Illinois, Andrew Rush elected to pursue his master’s degree at the University of Iowa, where he served as a graduate teaching assistant with the legendary printmaker Mauricio Lasansky. He received his…

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Art Hansen found success early. He had his first solo exhibition, at the Seattle Art Museum, in 1952, shortly after concluding his undergraduate studies at the University of Washington. The same year he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, and in 1953 he…

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A native of North Manchester, Indiana, Daniel Garber first studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati before moving to Philadelphia in 1899 to train for six years at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. In 1906 he travelled to Europe, where…

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The eccentricity that has marked Dennis Corrigan’s work throughout his career can be traced to his childhood in Lakewood, New Jersey, when he and his schoolmates would stage drawing contests during class to see who could make the others laugh first.…

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After graduating with an art degree in 1927 from Rockford College (today Rockford University, located just west of Chicago), Doris Lee went on to further her training at the Kansas City Art Institute and then the California School of Fine Arts, in…

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Although he trained as a fine artist, studying first at the Cleveland School of Art and then at the Art Students League, Ellison Hoover was best known by the American public for his commercial work. From about 1915 until well into the 1920s, he…

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In 1935, after a twelve-year association with Hervey White’s Maverick art colony in Woodstock, New York, Harry Gottlieb moved to New York City to work for the Graphic Arts Division of the WPA’s Federal Art Project. Three years later he was recruited…

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John Marin came to art relatively late in life. As a young adult, beginning in 1892, he practiced architecture, and rather successfully, though he never received formal training in the field. Only in 1899, when he was nearly 30 years of age, did he…

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Although perhaps best known for his sculpture, Leonard Baskin was also widely appreciated for his woodcuts, lithographs, and etchings. No matter the medium, though, throughout his career he remained steadfastly attached to figurative art, a…
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