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Basquiat Artwork
11th Anniversary
Basquiat marchand Mr. Geldzheler in the 80's went for a trip in South America...
Outside Perspectives: Visiting Artists in Charleston
11th Anniversary
Charleston, South Carolina, has long been a destination for those seeking warm weather, picturesque landscapes, and the charm of a historic city.
Outsider and Self-Taught Art Focus: Thornton Dial
11th Anniversary
An important part of the story of art has been characterized by self-taught ingenuity and work ethic honed by struggle for survival and passionate appreciation for life.
A Handful of Harts: The Cabinet Landscapes of William Hart (1823-1894)
Spring 2009
The nineteenth century critic George W. Sheldon spoke to the popularity of William Hart's (1823–1894) cabinet landscapes2 when he observed they "may be found in almost all the principal private collections in the Atlantic cities...
Art Focus: The Influence of Wiliam Morris Hunt
Spring 2008
One of the most important American artists of the second half of the nineteenth century, William Morris Hunt (1824-1879) transmitted his enthusiasm for the aesthetic ideals he espoused through rhetoric, instruction, and essay.
The Tradition of Teaching
Spring 2008
At the beginning of each school term, matriculating students at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts gather for an orientation session. Between such nuts and bolts details as locker combinations and studio assignments, Albert Gury, chair of the paint
Art Focus: Artists of the Fourteenth Street School
8th Anniversary
The term "Fourteenth Street School," originating in the early 1950s, refers to a group of New York painters who, during the 1920s and '30s, continued the tradition established by the Ashcan School a generation earlier of realistically portraying everyday
Fine Art as an Investment: Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927)
8th Anniversary
A painter of appealing impressionist works, Edward Henry Potthast (1857-1927) is best known for his cheerful and vibrantly colored beach scenes -- two of which broke previous auction records for the artist by each selling for $1,384,000 in the spring of
Fine Art as an Investment: Stuart Davis (1892-1964)
Summer/Autumn 2007
A leading member of the first generation of artists who put a distinctly American spin on the modernist ideas then percolating in Europe, Stuart Davis (1892-1964) is celebrated for his lively and colorful canvases that incorporate imagery from the America
Art Focus: American Still Life: Part III -- Modernist Influences in the Twentieth Century
Summer 2007
Although a number of American still life artists who gained prominence during the nineteenth century were still active and influential after 1900, the still life genre in America in the early part of the twentieth century was profoundly impacted by modern
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