A fine early Art Deco monument offers a chance to consider its evolution from the Neoclassical style.
An astounding plot in Durham’s Maplewood Cemetery with three monumental axes.
A notorious printing error of the 4-cent Columbian (1893) lives in the Smithsonian’s postal museum.
The Rueger monument in Hollywood Cemetery is a nice example of art we sadly no longer see in American cemeteries.
An unsung monument in Arlington gets a close look.
A finicky, complicated beaux-arts confection is the focus of a close analysis. I deploy every food metaphor I could in the process.
An astonishing constellation of Christian and classical ideas in a statue of Phidippides.
Several attractive and interesting monuments on the theme of ships culminating in an astounding baroque performance by Hans Schuler in Arlington National Cemetery.
A beautiful female figure modeled by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth turns up in a newly discovered replica.
The well known Vinnie Ream, one of America’s great nineteenth-century artists, is buried in Arlington National Cemetery!