Catherine Murphy, “Persimmon,” 1991, oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 29 1/2 in., collection of Dixie Sheridan

An Observational Painter? Perhaps, Perhaps Not

What is this artist looking at, and what does she see? But first, what do we see?
Lucy Mackenzie, "Model Aeroplane on a Chair," 2023, oil on board, 5 ½ x 4 inches

Lucy Mackenzie: New Paintings and Drawings

The artist works for several months on each piece, creating around four paintings a year, objects of contemplation and devotion, each a timeless world, each a touchstone to a larger story of life.
Beatrice Cuming (1903–1975), "The Architecture of Light," c. 1940s, oil on canvas, 29 x 39 in., Florence Griswold Museum (Old Lyme, Connecticut), purchase, 2021.7 

Beatrice Cuming: Connecticut Precisionist

The exhibition title acknowledges the artist’s embrace of precisionism, an aesthetic mode that merged elements of ...
PleinAir Salon - Bill Farnsworth (Venice, Florida), “Looking East,” Oil, 12x16 in.

Farnsworth Wins February Salon

We’d like to congratulate this month's Overall First Place in the PleinAir Salon, judged by Darrell Beauchamp, Executive Director of the Western Art Museum.
Diana Tremaine, “Infinite” 2024, oil on canvas, 50” x 50"

Stroke of Brilliance

View new paintings from two contemporary artists whose quiet grace and skills offer us new ways to see through strokes of brilliance.
Marc Hanson, "The Space Between," 72 x 48 in.

Devotion in Bluffton, South Carolina

Learn about a current exhibition of realistic landscape paintings on view through ...
American art - limestone riggs painting

American Realism: Visions of America, 1900-1950

The early 20th century was a transformative time for art in America as industry, immigration, and politics changed the way of life for many Americans...
Friday Virtual Gallery Walk

Virtual Gallery Walk for March 22nd, 2024

As part of our effort to continue to help artists and art galleries thrive, we're proud to bring you this week's "Virtual Gallery Walk."...
contemporary realism painting of a city scene

Seth Tane: The Painted City

In these works, Tane shares with the viewer personal explorations of places he has lived, painting scenes of busy subway stations, bustling city sidewalks, as well as shipyards and railroads, evoking sensations akin to peering through a dreamlike aura or recalling a vivid memory.
John Frederick Lewis (British, 1805-1876), “Portrait of a lady in a straw hat,” pencil and watercolor, oval, 29 x 24cm, signed and dated 'JF Lewis 1837' (lower right); Provenance Sale, Christies New York, April 5th, 2005, lot 151; Lowell Libson, London; Property of a Nobleman

New: 3 Private Collections up for Auction

This auction of Old Masters, British, and European paintings will include three collections with works of four artists born in the 19th Century, all coming from descendants and new to the market.

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