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A Gilded Age painter’s springtime New York | Ephemeral New York

I used to think that Frederick Childe Hassam’s most evocative paintings were his moody, poetic winter scenes of turn of the century New York. But his Impressionist renderings of Manhattan in … 12 more words

Art & Design

A Gilded Age painter's springtime New York

I used to think that Frederick Childe Hassam’s most evocative paintings were his moody, poetic winter scenes of turn of the century New York.

But his Impressionist renderings of Manhattan in springtime—lush parks, rainy blue twilight, and exaggerated pastel skies—are just as striking. 144 more words

Music, Art, Theater

Childe Hassam

On recent visits to the Royal Academy of Arts for the ‘Painting the Modern Garden’ exhibition, drawn to Childe Hassam’s work.  Such a wonderful discovery! 30 more words

Art

In the Eye of the Beholder

Childe Hassam, The Room of Flowers, 1894.

I’ve gone from ooh and aah…to oh!…aha…and finally uh-oh… 

Play a little game of “I spy” and see what you can see.

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Miscellaneous

The Spirit of Line

This blog explores the wonder, artistry and meaning behind the etching revival of the 19th and 20th centuries.  How did these extraordinary artists express the spontaneity of line in etching?   40 more words