Tag Archives: American

Visiting Vollis

Jill hits the road with some colleagues to visit Vollis Simpson and his whirligig workshop.

Follow Our Journey: Big Man On Campus

“The Stella” shares the hardship (and pleasure) of being one of the biggest, brightest and most colorful works in the collection.

A Writer’s View: The Garden Parasol

Growing up in a country town in the thirties and forties, I first knew about art from reproductions of the “old masters.” But when it came to “modern art,” as we called it, it was the Impressionists who came to mind. They had crossed to us so easily: Monet, Manet, and Renoir. Also we would [...]

Two from the Vault

Art handlers brought two NCMA works out of hiding today for a special group of students from Perry Harrison School in Chatham County. Thomas Sully’s portrait of Udney Maria Blakely (1830) and the silver tea and coffee service (1818-19) made for her by silversmith Anthony Rasch have been off view since the American galleries were [...]