Tag Archives: Highlights of the American 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 [...]

Melting Bierstadt

Check out this post from the Brooklyn Museum of Art…in which our painting of a waterfall inspires a charred, warped, tumbling-to-the-floor sculpture of a painting of a waterfall. Fascinating. Valerie Hegarty’s piece is now on view as part of the Brooklyn Museum’s new contemporary art exhibition. (See more of Hegarty’s work. Warning: Conservators, please avert [...]