An exhibition at the Met surveys the art of Winslow Homer through the lens of conflict
East Meets West
An exhibition explores the affinities between a pair of American artists whose works have each become iconic representations of a region
The Artist as Journalist
American artist Winslow Homer is best known for his work in oil and watercolor, but he began his career in the newsroom making images for illustrated periodicals.
An exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum examines Winslow Homer’s puzzling, productive mid-career sojourn in Britain.
Winslow Homer’s The Life Line: A Narrative of gender and modernity
from The Magazine ANTIQUES, September/October 2012 | Bringing a suspenseful story of danger and heroic rescue to an audience that never seems to tire of courageous knights and fainting maidens, Winslow Homer’s The Life Line (Fig.1) has been popular since the day it was completed in 1884. Homer’s themes of human frailty, bravery, and romance in the context of the overwhelming power …
Poetry and painting
Among this year’s best surprises is the moving exhibition Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and American Art of the Civil War Era, which opened during the summer at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, and remains on view at the Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah, New York, through January 24, 2010. Taking its title from a Whitman …