Washington Square Park, 2013. Photo by Chelsea DeLay.

What do Everett Shinn and “The Eight” have in common with Allen Ginsberg and the Beat Generation?

Published on February 27th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

Out of all of the sights and sounds in bustling New York, the atmosphere of Washington Square Park captivated the attention of American painter Everett Shinn more than any other location in the city. …continue reading or post a comment

Thomas Cole, The Voyage of Life: Childhood, Oil on canvas

Thomas Cole Takes the Voyage of a Lifetime

Published on February 24th, 2014 by Nina Sangimino

Since Thomas Cole’s iconic series The Voyage of Life entered the collection of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in 1955, the four paintings have only left their home in Utica, New York twice. …continue reading or post a comment

Edward Hopper, Cape Cod Morning, 1950. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation.

Opening Soon at the Smithsonian American Art Museum: “Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection”

Published on February 21st, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

What began as one woman’s passion for figurative art evolved into what is today recognized as an extraordinary collection of twentieth-century American artwork in the Smithsonian …continue reading or post a comment

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Blue Vista, 1916; watercolor on paper, 20 x 14 inches, Private Collection.

Quench your thirst for Burchfield with a visit to “Water” at The Burchfield Penney Art Center!

Published on February 19th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

Currently on view at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Charles Burchfield: Water is an impressive display of aqueous scenes that highlight …continue reading or post a comment

Homer Dodge Martin, Storm King on the Hudson. Oil on canvas, 22 x 38 1/4 inches. Bequest of Mrs. Anna Vandenbergh, 1909.19.3

A Gem in the Upper Hudson Valley: The Albany Institute of History & Art

Published on February 14th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

Delve deep into the history of New York’s capital city while enjoying art of the Hudson River School when you visit The Albany Institute of History & Art! Housed within the Institute’s permanent collection of more than 35,000 artworks …continue reading or post a comment

Men of the Docks, a 1912 George Bellows oil, has been sold to the National Gallery in London by Randolph College.

London’s National Gallery Acquires First Major American Painting

Published on February 12th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

A work by American artist George Bellows became the centerpiece of the Maier Museum of Art’s permanent collection after it was acquired in 1920 with funds raised by …continue reading or post a comment

Winslow Homer, To the Rescue, 1886.  Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 in. The Phillips 
Collection, Washington, DC. Acquired 1926

“Made in the USA” Celebrates American Art at The Phillips Collection

Published on February 7th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

After a four-year tour with stops in Italy, Spain, Japan, and the United States, The Phillips Collection’s American masterworks will finally return to its home in Washington, D.C., where they will be unveiled …continue reading or post a comment

Frederic E. Church, Sunrise, 1847, oil on paper. Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY OL.1978.11

Thomas Cole National Historic Site Announces 2014 Exhibition

Published on February 5th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site recently announced its 2014 exhibition, which will be the first-ever show dedicated to the unique relationship between …continue reading or post a comment

Oscar Bluemner, Untitled, February 15, 1911, colored pencil on paper, 5”x 7 inches.

Oscar Bluemner and His Daughter’s Legacy: The Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection at Stetson University

Published on February 4th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

German-born artist Oscar Bluemner rose to fame in the American art world shortly after the turn of the last century; he was a forward-thinking member of …continue reading or post a comment

Samuel Colman (1832–1920)
Morning, 1859 
Oil on canvas
15¼ x 24 3/16 inches
Signed and dated lower right: S. Colman ’59
Currently available at Questroyal Fine Art

Samuel Colman: Hudson River School Painter and Asian Art Expert!

Published on January 30th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

American landscape artist Samuel Colman played a leading role in initiating the American …continue reading or post a comment