Tag Archives: American art

Art Colonies Along the Hudson

Art Colonies Along the Hudson

The Birth of American Art by Judy Gonyeau, Managing Editor With the onset of the industrial revolution in the United States, the ecosystem of the rugged landscape across the country appeared to be lost in the face of progress. The expansion of manufacturing was affecting what was once a pristine, breathtaking view of the American […]

Navajo Weavings: Tradition and Trade

Navajo Weavings: Tradition and Trade

A Unique Exhibit at Colonial Williamsburg Collecting and Living with Treasured Southwestern American Art For generations, anonymous Navajo women working on hand looms created brilliantly colored, boldly designed pictorial blankets and rugs as was their longstanding cultural and artistic tradition. They adapted and modified their weavings from the world around them and created an art […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Frieseke oil painting, $962,500, Bonhams

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Frieseke oil painting, $962,500, Bonhams

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Frieseke oil painting, $962,500, Bonhams Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A 1912 oil painting by the American Impressionist Frederick Carl Frieseke, titled The Garden Chair, painted in the artist’s Giverny home, where his neighbor was the French Impressionist Claude Monet, sold for $962,500 at an American Art Auction held […]