Charles Burchfield (1893–1967), Early Spring, 1966–67. Watercolor and charcoal on paper, 37 x 42 inches, Burchfield Penney Art Center, The Charles Rand Penney Collection of Work by Charles E. Burchfield.

Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield Coming to Brandywine River Museum of Art

Published on July 17th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

The collaborative efforts of the Brandywine River Museum of Art and the Burchfield Penney Art Center will be unveiled later this summer in an important exhibition opening August 23, 2014: Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles Burchfield. …continue reading or post a comment

mage from the groundbreaking ceremony for the rebuilding of Thomas Cole’s New Studio at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill, New York. Claude Haton/Columbia-Greene Med.

Construction of 1846 Studio to Start at Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Published on July 12th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a …continue reading or post a comment

Jamie Wyeth, Portrait of John F. Kennedy (1967), recently acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Photo: courtesy the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Jamie Wyeth’s First Retrospective to Open at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Published on July 10th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

Later this month, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will unveil a much-anticipated exhibition highlighting the life and career of an artist belonging to one of the most prominent artistic families in American history …continue reading or post a comment

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