James Brade Sword (1839–1915), Landscape with Pointers. Oil on canvas, 18 5/16 x 30¼ inches. Signed lower left: J. B. Sword

History and Tradition in Middleburg, Virginia

Published on July 8th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

This past weekend, I celebrated the Fourth of July in the historic town of Middleburg, Virginia—a quiet, quaint community set among acres of rolling hills which make it easy to forget that …continue reading or post a comment

In the Studio (detail), 1980, Gelatin silver print. Photograph by Myron Wood © Pikes Peak Library District, 002-9147

Kick Off The Year of Georgia O’Keeffe with a visit to “Eloquent Objects” at The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center!

Published on July 3rd, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (FAC) has declared 2015 as The Year of Georgia O’Keeffe! The celebrations have already begun at the FAC, where …continue reading or post a comment

William Glackens (1870–1938), Cape Cod Pier, 1908. Oil on canvas, 26 x 32 inches. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University; Gift of an Anonymous Donor, 85.74

Parrish Art Museum Welcomes William Glackens to the East End!

Published on July 1st, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

Long Island’s East End will welcome a monumental exhibition of important works by a leading American impressionist when William Glackens opens at  …continue reading or post a comment

N. C. Wyeth, The Pioneer & the Vision. c. 1918

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Coming to Chicago

Published on June 27th, 2014 by Alison Kowalski

In addition to his reputation as a filmmaker of blockbuster movies such as Star Wars, George Lucas is well-known for his massive collection of …continue reading or post a comment

Georgia O’Keeffe. Black Place II, 1944. Oil on canvas, 23 7/8 x 30 inches. Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1959 (59.204.1). © 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Artists Unite to Protect Georgia O’Keeffe’s “Black Place”

Published on June 25th, 2014 by Janet Oh

East of the Navajo community of Nageezi in New Mexico lie the black, grey, and white hills that American modernist …continue reading or post a comment

Frederick Judd Waugh (1861–1940)
Still Life, ca. 1920 
Oil on canvas, 25 x 36 inches
Courtesy of The Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, Connecticut

Get to Know the Kent Art Colony at The Mattatuck Museum!

Published on June 23rd, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

Shortly after the turn of the century, several pockets of artistic activity developed throughout the northwest region of Connecticut; between 1910 and 1930, the rural, rugged beauty of the Litchfield Hills attracted a diverse group of …continue reading or post a comment

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907), Peace and Harmony (1865) .
Mount Washington from the Intervale in North Conway, New Hampshire.

Enjoy the Beauty of the White Mountains at Historical Society of Cheshire County

Published on June 20th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

This weekend, the Historical Society of Cheshire County is unveiling an exhibition of American paintings that highlight the sublime beauty of the New Hampshire landscape …continue reading or post a comment

Robert Henri (1865–1929), Picnic at Meshoppen, PA, July 4, 1902, 1902
Oil on canvas
26 x 32 inches
Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Gift of the William A. Coulter Fund, 1958.39

Now Open at the Georgia Museum of Art: “Picturing America”

Published on June 18th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

This summer, the Georgia Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition featuring an impressive and diverse selection of American artworks from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, which span over …continue reading or post a comment

Arthur B. Davies (1862–1928), Figures in a Landscape. Oil on canvas, 23½ x 28 7/16 inches. Signed lower left: A. B. DAVIES

Members of The Eight featured in Questroyal’s Summer Special!

Published on June 13th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

Earlier this week, Questroyal launched its fifth annual summer special sale, offering more than eighty paintings below cost or deeply discounted …continue reading or post a comment

Martin Lewis, American, b. Australia (1881–1962), Shadow Dance, 1930, drypoint and sandpaper ground, 9½ x 10⅞ in., Collection of Dr. Dorrance T. Kelly. ©Estate of Martin Lewis. Photo: Paul Mutino

“Emerging from the Shadows: Edward Hopper and His Contemporaries” Opening at The Hyde Collection

Published on June 11th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

A master of quiet drama, modernist painter Edward Hopper has risen through the ranks of the American art market to become one of the highest-selling American artists in auction history …continue reading or post a comment