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Albert Pinkham Ryder: A Precís of a Critical Approach

Over the years, when I’ve been asked who my favorite American painter is, I have consistently and unequivocally replied with Albert Pinkham Ryder.

In the past- reaching back to my undergraduate studies- I have written critical works focused almost exclusively on continental European art. 874 more words

Art Criticism

Up close with Thiebaud

I’m experiencing some synchronicity with work by the artist Wayne Thiebaud, whose paintings seem to be adjacent to a number of my research interests. I came across a tantalizing description in  454 more words

Consumer Culture

From the Collection: Frederick Edwin Church and Charles De Wolf Brownell

A number of the artists featured in the special exhibition Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School can also be found in the galleries of the Milwaukee Art Museum. 822 more words

Art

A Treasury of American Prints, 1st Edition

A Treasury of American Prints, edited by Thomas Craven.  1st edition.  1939.

Subject/Topic:  “A selection of One Hundred Etchings and Lithographs by the Foremost Living American Artists”. 207 more words

Books - 1st Editions

A collector's passion with Howard Godel and Katherine Baumgartner of Godel & Co

CROSSOVER AUCTIONS ARE VERY MUCH THE CURRENT TREND IN THE AUCTION WORLD ESTABLISHING A NEW MARKETING APPROACH IN THE ART MARKET.  THE SALES COMBINE, EITHER THEMATICALLY OR SIMPLY IN TERMS OF THE PERIOD, SEVERAL CENTURIES OF ARTWORKS  WITHIN A SINGLE SALE. 1,259 more words

Sunlight: portrait of an American lady

John White Alexander was an American painter who began his career as a political cartoonist and illustrator for Harper’s Weekly. Known particularly for his society portraits, he was considered one of America’s foremost artists during his lifetime, but after his death in 1919 he dropped quickly out of fashion. 185 more words

Art And Culture