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1939: John Rogers’s Comeback Year

In honor of our upcoming exhibition, John Rogers: American Stories, curator Kim Orcutt will be writing a series of posts about his life, his work, and how he earned the nickname “The People’s Sculptor.” In 1939, the Travelers Insurance Company rang in the New Year with a gift to its customers: a monthly calendar illustrated with Rogers [...]

Happy Birthday John Rogers!

In honor of our upcoming exhibition, John Rogers: American Stories, curator Kim Orcutt will be writing a series of posts about his life, his work, and how he earned the nickname “The People’s Sculptor.” Happy Birthday John Rogers! The sculptor was born on October 30, 1829 and he is a favorite at the New- York [...]