Whether a landscape, still life, or figural composition, watercolors appeal to collectors because of their subtlety, translucence, and freshness and also because of their abundance.
J. M. W. Turner travels to Connecticut
The Mystic Seaport Museum’s current show of ninety-two watercolors, along with four oils and a sketchbook, by Joseph Mallord William Turner, on loan from the Tate Britain in London, is rather a spectacular curatorial coup…
Woman of the World
Neuville is among the first women artists working in America to leave a substantial body of work. This article sheds light on this fascinating figure, whose life reads like a compelling historical novel.
British watercolors at the Gibbes
Rising up in the midst of the Charleston Historic District, what is today the Gibbes Museum of Art was founded in 1858 and has inhabited a sumptuous beaux-arts monument, inspired by the works of Andrea Palladio, since 1905.
Burchfield’s meteorological art in Montclair
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.