Geometric MADI Biennial

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art in Dallas is seeking entrants for its fourth Biennial, with an entry deadline of April 15, 2017. Approximately thirty entries selected by Juror Magdalena Arria of Caracas, Venezuela, will be exhibited in the Museum between July 28 and October 22, 2017. At the opening on July 28th, three […]

Image: Concept Gallery

Bryant Chapin

(1859-1927) Best known for his still life paintings, Bryant Chapin is also known to have painted landscapes and portraits. Born in Fall River, Massachusetts, Chapin is considered a member of the Fall River School of Painters He studied with Robert S. Dunning and lectured throughout New England about art and painting. In Search of the Balance Between Aesthetic Proclivity […]

"Vanitas Still Life” (1640-'90), by Gerrit van Vucht. (Photo: Milwaukee Art Museum)

Rarely-Seen Old Masters from Private Collections at Milwaukee Art Museum

The age-old tradition of art collecting is highlighted in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s current exhibition- From Rembrandt to Parmigianino: Old Masters from Private Collections. On view now, this exhibition gives the public a rare chance to see treasured artworks from the private collections of regional residents, including several works from Wisconsin homes. During this exclusive […]

Charles Linford

(1846-1897) Pittsburgh-born Charles Linford also lived in Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey.  One of the Scalp-Level painters of Western Pennsylvania, Linford was a student of landscape painter George Hetzel. Influenced by the French Barbizon school, Linford’s favorite subject was birch trees within a fall landscape. Linford exhibited often at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ Annual […]

The Red Tower by Giorgio de Chirico. Oil on canvas, 1913. Guggenheim Museum (via Wikipedia)

Giorgio de Chirico

(1888-1978) Georgio de Chirico was an Italian artist and founder of the scuola metafisica art movement but later in life turned to a neoclassical or neo-Baroque style. Scuola metafisica paintings feature sharp contrasts of light and shadow and often have a vaguely threatening, mysterious quality. de Chirico studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He had a […]

A. F. King (Albert Francis King) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, Carnegie Museum of Art

A. F. King

(1854–1945) A. F. King (Albert Francis King) made his living by painting portraits for the residents of the growing city of Pittsburgh including Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick. He is best known however for his landscape, and especially still-life painting, including a commission used in early advertising for Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer. King followed […]