Issue 33

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American Fine Art Magazine #33

May 2017


Gallery Shows


62

Powerful Emotions

Somerville Manning Gallery hosts exhibition in celebration of Andrew Wyeth’s 100th birthday

66

Monumental Triad

Max Ernst’s sculptural ensemble Teaching Staff for a School of Murderers is on display at Paul Kasmin Gallery

68

The Grand Tour

Images from home and abroad to be featured in new Jane Peterson exhibition at Vose Galleries in Boston

72

Survey of Modernism

New exhibition at Menconi + Schoelkopf narrates the evolution of American modernism

76

Ethereal Nature

Work from throughout Grace Hartigan’s career on view at ACA Galleries

Departments


24


28

Museum News



34

Art Market Updates



36

People & Places



37

New Acquisitions



42

Columns


44

Georgia in my Mind


Features


48

Earth into Body; Body into Earth

A century of Andrew Wyeth

56

Lasting Impressions

This contemporary Washington state home features a collection dedicated to American impressionism

Events & Fairs


80

Strong Turnout

The ADAA’s 2017 Art Show drew large crowds

82

Open House

Over a dozen private New York City galleries open their doors during American Art Week

Museum Exhibitions


86

Connecting with the Land

Twenty paintings of the Catskills by Sanford Robinson Gifford to exhibit at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site

90

The Painter from Maine

Marsden Hartley’s Maine at the Met Breuer explores the artist’s fascination with his place of origin

94

A New American Sculpture

Approximately 60 works by Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman and Zorach highlight exhibition devoted to their impact on American sculpture

98

Beauty and Power

A new exhibit at the National Gallery of Art captures mid-century urban life

102

Across the Pond

American artists in Europe is the focus of a new exhibition at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, New York

104

Worldly Views

Seventy paintings focusing on the sights of the Mediterranean region are on display at Boca Raton Museum of Art

Auctions


108

Into the West

Western paintings and bronzes play a significant role in Christie’s May 23 sale in New York City

114

Strength at Many Levels

Buoyed by strong London and international sales, Sotheby’s brings important American works to auction May 23 in New York

118

Stellar Examples

Fresh to the market paintings by Moran, Rockwell and Sandzén among highlights of Heritage Auctions’ May 3 sale

122

Views of the Land and Sea

Noteworthy property from all segments of the American art market available at Bonhams’ May 24 sale

126

Select Offerings

High-quality examples cross the block at Freeman’s June 4 American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionist sale

130

Joint Auction Previews



133

Joint Auction Reports



134

Record-Setting Works

John Moran’s California and American Fine Art auction yielded $860,000 in sales from many private collections