Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Christie’s to offer American masterworks from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

November 23, 2011 by  
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NEW YORK, N.Y.- Christie’s will offer a group of paintings formerly in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture auction at its New York saleroom on November 30, at 10 am. The five works—by Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, George Inness and Severin Roesen—are expected to realize upwards of $500,000, collectively. The museum will use these funds to strengthen its collection through the acquisition of a uniquely significant painting by Charles Willson Peale [...]

Bowdoin College Museum of Art Presents Exhibition of Edward Hopper’s Maine

July 16, 2011 by  
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BRUNSWICK, ME.- Bowdoin College Museum of Art presents the first comprehensive exhibition devoted to Edward Hopper’s artistic production in Maine between 1914 and 1929. While there has been no shortage of exhibitions devoted to Hopper, very little attention has been paid to the fruitful summers he spent here. Indeed, Hopper summered in Maine nine times, painting and sketching in Ogunquit, Monhegan, Rockland, Cape Elizabeth, Two Lights, and Portland, among other sites. Many of these early plein-air oil paintings have rarely been exhibited. [...]

Florence Griswold Museum Hosts Renowned Collection of American Landscapes

July 7, 2011 by  
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OLD LYME, CONN.- Through September 18, the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme hosts an exhibition of over 40 American landscape paintings from the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, New York. American Landscapes: Treasures from the Parrish Art Museum traces the evolution of American art from its roots in an emerging national landscape tradition to the liberating influences of European modernism. Some of the artists represented include William Merritt Chase, William Stanley Haseltine, Theodore Robinson, John Henry Twachtman, John Marin, John Sloan, Ernest [...]