Art historian Joan DeJean examines how the Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes dominated cultural life in France and revolutionized not only literature, music and the fine arts, but all the decorative arts as well - from furniture and clothing to candlesticks and clocks.
Illinois is the the Land of Lincoln. But President Abraham Lincoln didn’t just spend time downstate. His connections to Chicago are also deep. Although Lincoln never lived in Chicago, the city played a crucial role in developing his political career and reputation.