A biography of the forgotten Hudson River school artist Eliza Pratt Greatorex.
Check out what’s going on this week online an in person at museums around the US!
Drawing is the foundation of art. The pencil is art’s midwife, and paper is its cradle.
Recent articles discussing the American art auctions in May at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in New York expressed concern about the state of the market for Hudson River school paintings.
As the cultural tides seem finally to be lifting women artists into prominence on par with their male counterparts, more and more are emerging into public view. Several museums and galleries are presenting women artist- Hawthorne Fine Art focused shows, and one of these is at Hawthorne Fine Art in New York, where you can find the selling exhibition Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825–1945).
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.
Among members of the Hudson River School of painting, Sanford Robinson Gifford has long been considered one of the most brilliant painters of light and air.
The fiftieth anniversary of the rescue of Church’s exotic masterpiece finds it and its spectacular landscape more popular than ever with lovers of art, architecture, and ecology. View looking south to the Hudson River from the bell tower of the main house at Olana. Andy Wainwright 2004. Just south of Hudson, New York, a signpost on Route 9G marks the …
By FREDERICK A. SWEET; from The Magazine ANTIQUES, March 1945. Toward the end of the nineteenth century America’s art collectors were captivated by French taste and filled their gilt drawing rooms with salon figure pieces and bucolic scenes by members of the Barbizon school. Our own painters such as George Inness and Homer Martin, had to follow French trends, in order to …
November 2009 | William Franklin Jackson was an artist who spent most of his career in an out-of-the-way city that was more concerned with politics and economic development than art. Sacramento, California, was little more than a frontier outpost when he arrived in 1863, although it was already the capital city of a state with almost unlimited potential for growth. …
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