Issue 45

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American Fine Art Magazine #45

May 2019


Gallery Shows


76

Fresh Views

On the eve of major museum exhibits, a new retrospective on N.C. Wyeth opens June 14 at Somerville Manning Gallery

80

The Painted Environment

Gerald Peters Gallery presents more than two dozen landscapes and still lifes by Harold Weston

Columns


46

Not “Our Crowd,” Mostly



58

Making a House a Home

In an upcoming exhibition at Peabody Essex Museum, the eclectic, expert collection of Carolyn and Peter Lynch shines By Erin E. Rand

Features


50

Points of View, Moments of Art

N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives explores the breadth and significance of the artist’s illustrious career By James D. Balestrieri

64

Beauty into Art

A comprehensive look into the life and art of Thomas Wilmer Dewing By Susan A. Hobbs, with Shoshanna Abeles

68

Window to the Past

This couple’s Connecticut home is a grand display of fine American art and furniture from the 1800s By John O’Hern

Events & Fairs


86

Just Off Madison

Madison Avenue’s top art galleries kick off spring with the Just Off Madison art walk

90

Out and About

The Art Show 2019 was an affair filled with panelists, philanthropy and art lovers aplenty

Museum Exhibitions


92

An Artistic Union

A new exhibition in Memphis examines the work of married artists William McGregor Paxton and Elizabeth Okie Paxton

96

Water Works

An upcoming exhibition at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts explores Philadelphia’s impact on American art

100

Celestial Visions

A new traveling exhibition sheds light on pioneer modernist painter Agnes Pelton

104

Wet Wash

An exhibition at the Chrysler Museum of Art surveys the rise and growth of the dynamic art form of watercolor

108

This is the Modern World

The Heard Museum in Phoenix is the last stop for Josef Albers in Mexico

110

Designer’s Universe

A traveling exhibition for Alexander Girard is the first major retrospective of the celebrated designer’s work

Auctions


114

Modernist Classics

Examples of American modernism will be highlights in Christie’s May 22 American art sale in New York

118

Special Examples

Sotheby’s brings works by Milton Avery and Thomas Hart Benton to its May 21 American art sale in New York

122

In Demand

Bonhams’ May sale of American art features a diverse range of works in both genre and price point

126

Crossing Categories

More than 220 lots will be available during Heritage Auctions’ May 3 sale of American art

130

Lasting Impressions

Freeman’s most popular auction, American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists, returns this June

134

Diverse Arts

Morphy Auctions’ two-day sale of fine and decorative art features paintings, sculpture, furnishings and more

136

A Western Legacy

Bonhams’ L.D. ‘Brink’ Brinkman sale February 8 in Los Angeles earns $8.4 million

138

Joint Auction Preview



141

Joint Auction Report


Galleries in this Issue








Christopher Cardozo Fine Art

Christopher Cardozo Fine Art

MN


Brian Lebel's Old West Events

Brian Lebel's Old West Events

NM



The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

The Couse-Sharp Historic Site

NM















A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings

WA