Maurer, Lanscape Autumn

Alfred Maurer Exhibition the First of its Kind

Published on April 23rd, 2015 by Nina Sangimino

Acting as a bridge between America and Europe during the advent of Modernism, Alfred Maurer (1868–1932) was integral in introducing the newest styles of painting …continue reading or post a comment

Fig. 1. Albert Bierstadt, Butterfly, 1893, oil, pencil, and paper on pastelboard
4 15/16 x 8 1/16 inches, The White House Historical Association (White House Collection), Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James R. Graham, 962.268.1

Bierstadt’s Butterflies

Published on April 16th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

Around the turn of the century, landscape master Albert Bierstadt created numerous small paintings of butterflies. They are …continue reading or post a comment

Netflix, House of Cards

President Frank Underwood, American Art Connoisseur?

Published on April 10th, 2015 by Nina Sangimino

In his perennial quest for power, House of Cards antihero Frank Underwood surrounds himself with both characters he can control and schemers who are (almost) as clever as he is. …continue reading or post a comment

George Bellows, Deserted Farm No. II 1920, Questroyal Fine Art

“Mad Men” as American Paintings

Published on April 2nd, 2015 by Shannon Cassell

This Sunday marks the beginning of the end of an era… …continue reading or post a comment

Bricher-Rocky-Cliffs with Breaking Waves

Questroyal’s Favorite Hudson River School Paintings

Published on March 24th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

After a successful initial run of our Hudson River School exhibition, the staff at Questroyal took time to take in the view …continue reading or post a comment

Homer Fresh Air

A Painting, Drawing, and Prints of Winslow Homer’s “Fresh Air”

Published on March 20th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

In 1879, Winslow Homer had twenty-nine works on view at the annual exhibition of the American Watercolor Society. The accompanying catalogue featured illustrations of select works in the exhibition, including …continue reading or post a comment

William Trost Richards, Rockaway Beach, 1894, oil painting

“Voyeurs in Virgin Territory” Now on View

Published on March 13th, 2015 by Nina Sangimino

Questroyal Fine Art proudly presents Voyeurs in Virgin Territory: The Hudson River School Painters. …continue reading or post a comment

Fig. 2. Reginald Marsh (1898–1954), Coney Island, ca. 1938, gelatin silver prints, Museum of the City of New York, New York, 90.36.1.43

Cheap Thrills: Reginald Marsh and the Tunnel of Love

Published on March 6th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008 has recently opened at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut. The exhibition includes paintings portraying …continue reading or post a comment

Gifford, Sunset Shwangunks, Questroyal Fine Art

The Top 5 Hudson River School Exhibitions

Published on February 27th, 2015 by Shannon Cassell

Across the country there are numerous Hudson River School exhibitions going on. At Questroyal, we are looking forward to our annual Hudson River School exhibition, Voyeurs in Virgin Territory: The Hudson River School Painters, on view from March 13 through April 11, 2015. …continue reading or post a comment

Vogue, 1939

Marsh, Fashion, and the Movies

Published on February 20th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

The Academy Awards, which airs this Sunday evening, combines two nexuses of popular culture: movies and clothing. The purpose of the show is, of course, to honor excellence in filmmaking, but we all know …continue reading or post a comment