An exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum examines Winslow Homer’s puzzling, productive mid-career sojourn in Britain.
Barbara Babcock Millhouse answers some question about her grandparent’s home, now the Reynolda House Museum of American Art.
The fascinating crime scene dioramas of Frances Glessner Lee.
The Jewish Museum explores Modigliani’s lonely sense of self
A new exhibition examines the luxury arts of the ancient Americas
Fashion and the Wiener Werkstätte
As a symbol of fortitude and flexibility, bamboo often appears in Japanese art depicting rough weather—bearing up under high winds or the burden of snow, bending yet refusing to break.
Everyone talks about the weather. Charles Burchfield turned it into art. He rendered its shifts, subtle or severe, in watercolors and sketches, giving visual expression to the humidity on a summer evening, or the faint warmth of the sun on a spring afternoon.
Sanford R. Gifford in the Catskills is the name of an intimate, beautifully curated exhibition on view at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in Catskill, New York. But the show could also have been subtitled Local Boy Makes Good.
Pennsylvania impressionist George Sotter (1879–1953) excelled as a stained-glass artist before he turned his talents to landscape painting, and his facility with that first medium perhaps gave him a special understanding of the effects of light and color.