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Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Thomas Sully honored in a major exhibit at Milwaukee Art Museum

 It was not until the 1950s, when the likes of Jackson Pollock became known in Paris and elsewhere across the continent, that American artists began to gain the respect of Europeans. And yet no less accord was due such master artists as Thomas Sully (1783-1872), whose family emigrated from England to Virginia in
05.18.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
 America may have thrown off the British monarchy with the Revolutionary War, but America’s fascination with the royals has—if anything—only increased over time and distance. A four-disc box set culled from BBC-TV specials, “The Royal Collection,” offers many insights into the politics and pageantry. It includes features on the likely future king, the likable Prince William, and o...