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Milton Avery

Through the harmonious blending of color and form, the work of Milton Avery appears quiet and serene, yet extremely powerful. In his own [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Private|0 Comments

Gifford Beal

Gifford Beal was an American painter, printmaker and muralist, whose early work was associated with the Ashcan School. Early Life and Education Gifford [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Artists, Private, The Ashcan Movement|0 Comments

Cecilia Beaux

Cecilia Beaux was an American Impressionist painter, known for her portraits, done with great technical skill and sensitive observation of her subjects. Early [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

James Carroll Beckwith

James Carroll Beckwith was an American painter whose powerful portraits, murals and paintings of historical monuments are part of permanent museum collections around [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Artists, Private, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cecil Bell

Cecil Crosley Bell was an American painter and printmaker and member of the Ashcan School. He had a great talent for portraying his [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|Artists, Private, The Ashcan Movement|0 Comments

George Bellows

George Bellows (1882-1925)photograph c.1920 by Nickolas Muray George Bellows turned down an offer to play baseball with the Cincinnati Reds and, [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Artists, The Ashcan Movement|0 Comments

Frank Weston Benson

Frank Weston Benson was one of America's greatest Impressionist painters. He was one of  The Ten who exhibited together in order to advance creativity [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton Painting The Rape of Persephone, 1938 Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) chronicled the beauty, joys and sorrows of everyday [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Regionalism|0 Comments

Oscar Bluemner

Oscar Bluemner was called The Vermillionaire by other artists because of his use of brilliant reds and bold colors. Bluemner was a driving force in [...]

By | July 2nd, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Private|0 Comments

John George Brown

John George Brown was one of the most popular artists in America at the turn of the twentieth century. His empathetic, and highly [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Artists, Private, The Ashcan Movement|0 Comments

Orville Bulman

Orville Bulman was a mostly self taught, mid-twentieth century American artist, whose work was inspired by his trips to Haiti and the American [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Artists, Regionalism|0 Comments

Charles Burchfield

Charles Burchfield was an American artist, known for his startling, dreamlike watercolor landscapes and lithographs. Early Life and Education Charles Burchfield was born [...]

By | July 9th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Private|0 Comments

Paul Cadmus

Photograph of Paul Cadmus, Jared French and George Tooker by George Platt Lynes, 1940’s Paul Cadmus was an American Modern Realist [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists|0 Comments

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall painted a world filled with color, light and fantasy and brought an inimitable style of his own to twentieth century art. [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alexander Calder

Artist Alexander Calder with his works ‘Edgar Varese’ & ‘Untitled,’ Sache, France, 1963Photograph by Ugo Mulas Early Life Alexander Calder was [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt, after 1900Frederick Arnold Sweet Papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. Artist: Mary Cassatt (1845-1926)Title: “Children [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism|0 Comments

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Marc Chagall painted a world filled with color, light and fantasy and brought [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Artists, Contemporary|0 Comments

Chuck Close

Chuck Close is an American photorealist portrait painter who has overcome learning disabilities, paralysis and the inability to recognize faces in order to [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Artists, Contemporary, Private|0 Comments

Charles Caryl Coleman

Charles Caryl Coleman was an American painter, associated with the Aesthetic Movement, who found his muse on the island of Capri. Early Life [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

Miguel Covarrubias

Miguel Covarrubias was a Mexican-born painter, illustrator, caricaturist, author and anthropologist. His work as an archeologist tore down previous theories about ancient civilizations. [...]

By | July 17th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Private|0 Comments

John Steuart Curry

John Steuart Curry was an American Regionalist painter, illustrator, muralist and printmaker. His paintings of rural America were a comfort to many during [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Artists, Private, Regionalism|0 Comments

Stuart Davis

Stuart Davis was an American painter whose European influences, combined with his American sensibilities, made him one of the most important modern painters [...]

By | August 7th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Private|0 Comments

Maria Oakey Dewing

Maria Oakey Dewing was an American flower painter, and an important role model for women in the arts at the turn of the [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn was born April 22, 1922 in Portland, Oregon. Richard Diebenkorn was an American abstract expressionist painter, who marched to [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Artists, Contemporary|0 Comments

Guy Pène du Bois

Guy Pène du Bois was an American painter, art critic and educator, of French ancestry, whose unique Ashcan paintings chronicled the social interactions [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Artists, Private, The Ashcan Movement|0 Comments

Jean Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet was a French painter and sculptor who brought a wild and savage style of art to post-war France and America. “Man’s [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Artists, Private, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edmund Dulac

Edmund Dulac was a French-born, naturalized British painter, author and illustrator, whose work is as charming and sought after today as it was [...]

By | August 14th, 2016|Artists, Private, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mabel Dwight

Mabel Dwight (1876-1955) was one of America’s leading lithography artists in the first half of the twentieth century. She was a keen and [...]

By | August 14th, 2016|Artists, Private, Uncategorized|0 Comments

John Joseph Enneking

John Joseph Enneking (1841-1916) was one of America’s first great impressionist painters. After the loss of his parents when he was young, and [...]

By | August 14th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

Richard Estes

Richard Estes was born in 1932 in Kewanee, Illinois, but moved to Chicago at an early age. He remained there to study at the [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Artists, Contemporary, Private|0 Comments

Frederick Frieseke

Frederick Frieseke (1874-1939) was born in Michigan. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York, [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

William Glackens

Photograph of William James Glackens (1870 – 1938) William Glackens (1870-1938) was part of the American Realism movement, and was often [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, The Ashcan Movement|0 Comments

Abbott Fuller Graves

Abbott Fuller Graves (1859-1936) was an American artist, illustrator and educator who studied in Paris with Georges Jeannin, one of the most famous [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

Jack Lorimer Gray

Jack Lorimer Gray (1927-1981)Photo circa 1967 Jack Lorimer Gray (1927-1981) was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Gray traveled briefly to Montreal [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism|0 Comments

Emile Gruppe

Born in Rochester, New York, Emile Gruppe (1896-1978) became a renowned New England landscape and marine painter. Although he is best known for [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

Robert Gwathmey

Born in Richmond, Virginia, Robert Gwathmey (1903-1988) became an artist known for his Social Realist depictions of life in the rural South. He [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|American Modernism, Artists, Private|0 Comments

Keith Haring

Keith Haring in 1985.Photo by David Howard Keith Haring was an American street artist and activist, whose easily recognizable work has [...]

By | September 13th, 2016|Artists, Contemporary|0 Comments

Childe Hassam

Through his work and deeds, Childe Hassam helped to bring Impressionism to mainstream America. 
Early Years Frederick Childe Hassam was born in Dorchester, [...]

By | June 9th, 2016|Artists, Impressionism, Private|0 Comments

Robert Henri

Born Robert Henry Cozad in Cincinnati, Ohio, he became one of the leading personalities in American art, known for his teaching skills, ethnic [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Artists, Private, The Ashcan Movement|0 Comments

David Hockney

Early Years and Education David Hockney was born in the city of Bradford, in Yorkshire, England in 1937. Hockney was the fourth of [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Artists, Contemporary|0 Comments

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