Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself. Nobody knows his own frontiers… I don’t think I’d ever want to take a road if I knew where it led.

Louis Kahan

Unidentified, Young Boy in Black Suit, ca. 1880, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections

Pictures in the Parlor

Pictures in the Parlor examines decorative images from the mid-nineteenth century through the early twentieth century that were used in domestic interiors to convey the values, aspirations, and achievements of their owners…(more)

  American Art Museum



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