Alfred-Thompson-Bricher-(1837–1908)-The-Hudson-River-at-West-Point-1864

Hiking the Hudson Valley: An Artist’s Inspiration

Published on September 29th, 2017 by Jenny Lyubomudrova

As the leaves begin to change and autumn signals her arrival, we are reminded to pause and ponder the beauty of the world surrounding us. There is no better time or place to appreciate the resplendent glory of nature than the Hudson River Valley in autumn. Visitors to this historic landscape can experience the magnificent sights that inspired the first truly American art movement. …continue reading or post a comment

Charles-E.-Burchfield-(1893–1967)-Sunburst

Must-See American Art Exhibitions: Fall 2017

Published on September 8th, 2017 by Jenny Lyubomudrova

Connoisseurs of American art have several exhibitions to look forward to this season; suitable to a range of tastes, this fall’s opening exhibitions in American art cover an array of styles and periods, including both nineteenth-century Hudson River School paintings and more modern work by twentieth-century artists. …continue reading or post a comment

Thomas Eakins (1844–1916). The Dancing Lesson, 1878

Rarely Seen Masterpieces: Gilded Age Drawings at the Met

Published on August 24th, 2017 by Jenny Lyubomudrova

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will focus on three dozen rarely seen drawings from the Met’s permanent collection of late nineteenth century works on paper. …continue reading or post a comment

Charles-Burchfield-(1893–1967),-Conventions-for-Abstract-Thought:-Untitled-(Fear 1)-1917

Through Burchfield’s Eyes: A Dream World of the Imagination

Published on August 10th, 2017 by Jenny Lyubomudrova

Reflecting on his life and career as an artist, Burchfield once wrote, “I have always believed 1917 to be the ‘golden year’ of my career.” In honor of the centennial of Burchfield’s self-proclaimed “golden year,” the Burchfield Penney Art Center has organized A Dream World of the Imagination, an exhibition entirely dedicated to work Burchfield produced in 1917.  …continue reading or post a comment

Born on this day: Edward Hopper

Published on July 19th, 2017 by Ally Chapel

Born on this day in 1882, Edward Hopper became America’s foremost modernist painter. As a poet of quotidian scenes, he is known as one of the twentieth century’s most admired realist painters, as well as one of the greatest American scene painters, whose works are still considered icons of modern art. …continue reading or post a comment

Questroyal Staff Picks: Summer 2017

Published on July 13th, 2017 by Ally Chapel

Here at Questroyal Fine Art, we picked our favorite works of art from our current collection. Check out what we chose and then let us know your summer #QRpicks.

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100 Years of Andrew Wyeth

Published on June 15th, 2017 by Jenny Lyubomudrova

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of American realist Andrew Wyeth. …continue reading or post a comment

Questroyal Fine Art’s Eighth Annual Summer Sale

Published on June 6th, 2017 by Jenny Lyubomudrova

As the temperatures outside finally begin to heat up in earnest and we enter summer in full swing, we welcome the start of one of our most anticipated events with Questroyal Fine Art’s eighth annual summer sale. …continue reading or post a comment

What Do Wonder Woman and American Art Have in Common?

Published on June 1st, 2017 by Ally Chapel

You may be surprised to learn that this summer’s highly anticipated blockbuster action movie, Wonder Woman, and American painting have something in common. …continue reading or post a comment

Thomas Cole National Historic Site: New Beginnings

Published on May 5th, 2017 by Ally Chapel

With the increase of light and warmth, spring is the season of hope and renewal. Nestled in Catskill, New York, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site marks the birthplace of American art, where the Hudson River School of landscape painting began. On April 30, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site offered free admission and …continue reading or post a comment