Tag: American Art

James Castle’s Silent Universe

James Castle’s Silent Universe

Interview with John Beardsley by David Ebony Today, James Castle (1899-1977) is renowned for the richly nuanced surface textures of his gray-scale drawings, his moody and mystical views of the… READ MORE

Americans in Spain

Americans in Spain

Brandon Ruud— The catalogue for the exhibition Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820–1920 was a labor of love, a treat to produce, and, especially, a visual feast thanks to the… READ MORE

Annie Swan Coburn—Mystery Collector

Annie Swan Coburn—Mystery Collector

Gloria Groom— In April 1932, the Art Institute of Chicago, under the auspices of the Antiquarian Society, showed some thirty-nine Impressionist and modern paintings, plus works on paper by American,… READ MORE

Horace Pippin’s Self Portraits

Horace Pippin’s Self Portraits

Anne Monahan — Horace Pippin (1888-1946) painted two self-portraits in the 1940s on his way to becoming the decade’s most successful black artist. Both evince an indifference to illusionistic perspective… READ MORE

New Perspectives on N. C. Wyeth

New Perspectives on N. C. Wyeth

Well known during the twentieth century for his bold, imaginative illustrations that brought new characterizations to classic stories such as Treasure Island and The Boy’s King Arthur, N. C. Wyeth… READ MORE

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