George Inness At Auction

This past weekend saw two paintings by George Inness at auction, one with a Pittsburgh connection. The first was offered by Fontain’s Auctions in Massachusetts and sold for $10,000, exceeding the estimate of $5,000-$6,000. The price would seem very reasonable. We wrote to ask for a condition report and found that there was much inpainting […]

Cropsey Red

Fall is a good time to go out and look for “Cropsey Red.” Not just any red leaves, but the red that clings to the trunk resulting from vines that turn red and result in red structural center in a fall tree. Fall was also a good time for a drive to the National Gallery […]

Art Squared, Tour This Weekend

This Friday and Saturday explore the Design Zone and Penn Avenue during Art Squared , a weekend of art featuring new art exhibits and studio tours on August 3 and 4. The weekend of art kicks off on Friday evening, August 3, with Unblurred: First Fridays on Penn. Various galleries in the Penn Avenue Arts […]