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PAFA Receives Unprecedented Gift of Art by Women from Philadelphia Art Collector and Artist Linda Lee Alter

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) recently announced a gift of the collection of art by women from Philadelphia art collector and artist Linda Lee Alter. This collection includes approximately 400 works of art spanning the 1910s to the present in all media and by a wide range of artists from the well-known

Ryder and Inness at Christie’s

Three paintings on display at Christie’s by Albert Pinkham Ryder were the draw to New York this weekend. It’s not often works by this artist come up for sale. The three were a disparate lot, one somewhat resembling a painting in the Smithsonian Museum of American Art (The Lorelei, lot 87), the only other place

Newly Restored, Eakins’s ‘The Gross Clinic’ to be Centerpiece of Exhibition Shedding New Light on Artist’s Original Vision

The Gross Clinic of 1875 is one of the most significant works created by the great Philadelphia painter Thomas Eakins (1844-1916) and a landmark in the history of 19th-century American art. A new exhibition—An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing ‘The Gross Clinic’ Anew (July 24, 2010 – January 9, 2011), to be presented in the Pennsylvania