Levi Wells Prentice, Apples in a Basket, Questroyal Fine Art

How Do You Like Them Apples?

Published on October 1st, 2014 by Chloe Heins

These days, the word “apple” is more likely to bring to mind the iPhone 6 rather than a juicy honeycrisp or macoun. …continue reading or post a comment

Irving Ramsay Wiles, Sterlin Basin, Greenport, New York, Long Island

Lou’s Picks: The Best of the Long Island Sound

Published on September 27th, 2014 by Shannon Cassell

Nestled between Connecticut to the North and New York to the South, the Long Island Sound is home to some of the most beautiful scenery on the East Coast. Accessible through both the Connecticut and East Rivers, it is a perfect destination …continue reading or post a comment

John Sloan (1871–1951)
Grace Emerson, Dancer, 1917 
Oil on canvas
32 1/16 x 26 1/16 inches
Titled lower left: GRACE EMERSON / DANCER; signed and dated lower right: John Sloan / pinx 1917 N.Y.; titled and signed on verso: DANCER / John Sloan–
On view at Questroyal Fine Art, LLC

Two new shows at the Addison Gallery of American Art

Published on September 12th, 2014 by Angela Scerbo

I’ve been drawn to tonalist paintings since my beginning days at Questroyal. This distinctly American style entails subtle brushwork and beautiful hues …continue reading or post a comment

Adirondack Great Camp, Camp Pine Knot, ca 1885, Adirondack Museum

The Original “Glamping”: The Adirondack Great Camps

Published on September 5th, 2014 by Nina Sangimino

While “glamping” may seem like the latest celebrity trend, it really got its start in the Adirondacks during the mid-nineteenth century. …continue reading or post a comment

Studio vol 58 issue 241

Charles Hoffbauer’s Rooftop Diners

Published on August 29th, 2014 by Alison Kowalski

In the first decades of the twentieth century, Charles Hoffbauer executed a series of works depicting a group of people having dinner on a New York City rooftop. The paintings were widely praised at the time, …continue reading or post a comment

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, Fishing Through the Ice, oil paintings, sporting art, Adirondack Museum

Last Chance to See Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

Published on August 27th, 2014 by Shannon Cassell

The Fenimore Art Museum, located in Cooperstown, New York, reopened its doors to the public on April 1 and debuted six new exhibitions. …continue reading or post a comment

Thomas Cole Stamp

Hudson River School Stamps

Published on August 22nd, 2014 by Alison Kowalski

The United States Post Office has recently released a limited-edition collection of Hudson River School stamps. These miniature reproductions …continue reading or post a comment

Glackens, Woman in Red Blouse with Tulips

Glackens and His Green Vase

Published on August 20th, 2014 by Alison Kowalski

Last month, we covered the William Glackens exhibition currently on view at The Parrish Art Museum in Long Island. The show has since garnered praise by critics including …continue reading or post a comment

The Peacock Room, Freer Gallery of Art, installation, oil painting

Whistler at the Freer and Sackler Galleries

Published on August 12th, 2014 by Alison Kowalski

During a trip to Washington D.C. last weekend, I visited the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery for the first time. These joined Smithsonian museums house collections of Asian art, yet they also exhibit American work that is Asian inspired.

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Frederic Edwin Church, In the Tropics, oil painting, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Panama Canal at 100

Published on August 8th, 2014 by Nina Sangimino

In a world that is so well connected, it is hard for us to imagine just how dramatic of an impact events like the opening of railway lines or the laying of telegraph cables had on people’s lives. …continue reading or post a comment