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NYT Review: Francisco Oller Exhibition Explores Impressionism and the Caribbean

Harold Colter reviews the upcoming exhibit.

In the 19th century, Modernism traveled the world, and one of the places it flourished was in Puerto Rico, where the painter Francisco Oller was born in 1833. 177 more words


The Blanton Museum: Keeping Austin Awesome

If there is one thing that can pry me away from my plate of three types of smoked meat while I am in Austin, it is the Blanton Museum. 686 more words

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‘Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World’ Review

Francisco Oller put a French movement at the service of island patriotism, Willard Spiegelman writes in this review for The Wall Street Journal.

If you don’t know the Puerto Rican painter Francisco Oller (1833-1917), get ready to meet a man whose work bridges two centuries, several artistic styles (Realism, Naturalism, Impressionism), genres (still life, portraiture, landscape, history) and, most stunningly, the Atlantic Ocean. 1,046 more words


Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Opening tomorrow:

Impressionism and the Caribbean

June 14 – September 6, 2015

From the Blanton Museum’s website:

The Blanton Museum presents Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World… 785 more words


Happy Birthday, Lisa!

Although I already wished her a wonderful birthday today, in person, I invite our readers far and wide to join me in wishing all the best to my friend and co-blogger Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert. 31 more words

La ceiba de Ponce by Francisco Oller

Francisco Manuel Oller y Cestero (17 June 1833 – 17 May 1917) was the only Latin American artist to have played a role in the development of the Impressionist movement.

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Art Exhibition: Behind Closed Doors—Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898

Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898 opened in September 20, 2013 and runs through January 12, 2014, at the Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor of the Brooklyn Museum. 336 more words