We feature American paintings and works on paper from the 1920s to the 1950s with special interest in the Urban/Industrial Scene, Modernism, Atelier 17, Surrealism, and African American work.
American paintings and works on paper and glass from the 1930s to the 1950s are on view in Summertime at the Susan Teller Gallery, July 8 through August 14, 2014. Artists love the summer as much as the rest of us. On the Gallery’s South Wall there’s a stream of identical blue flowing from an Angelo Pinto drawing to a Fred Shane painting to a William Baziotes watercolor. Long days at the beach (Wellfleet, Long Beach Island, NYC, Kennebunk, the Aleutians, LaJolla), in the water (ocean waves, lakes, bays, rivers), boardwalks, amusement parks, picnics, bikinis, trees...
On view through tomorrow, May 25: Artists of Roosevelt New Jersey State Museum, Trenton Works by BERNARDA BRYSON SHAHN, BEN SHAHN, and JONATHAN SHAHN, on included. The museum’s permanent collection is showing paintings by BEN SHAHN and ALICE TRUMBULL MASON.
On view through May 11, 2014 Medium at Muse: Woodcuts and the Modern Book The Morgan Library & Museum Lynd Ward is featured with woodcuts from Wild Pilgrimage, 1932, and the U.S. Pipeline company’s advertisements and calendars (although the Morgan didn’t go into those), 1946. Also in the show is the short film by Elias Katz. It documents Ward working on a print for Vertigo, 1937. Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris are also well represented.
This show covers sixty-five years of paintings and works on paper, from 1933 to 1997. Sinclair's children, her home, and her Union City, New Jersey, neighborhood, were her most important subjects. She considered herself an impressionist. Her son, the artist Richard Barnet, noted, “The skill and beauty of Mary Sinclair’s drawing-in-color does not stand alone. Rather, central to her work are the compositions. She always builds powerful designs from these elements: people and the places they inhabit.”
The Susan Teller Gallery is participating in Art Basel week in Miami, showing at Red Dot in the Wynwood Art District. We are featuring Modernist works by William Baziotes, Theodore Haupt, Alice Trumbull Mason, Hugh Mesibov, Angelo Pinto, Bernard Rosenquit, Anne Ryan, Louis Schanker, and Judith Shahn.
The Flint Institute of Arts Fifth Annual Print Fair was November 22-24, 2013. There was a steady stream of visitors throughout Saturday and Sunday, both novice and experienced collectors. In particular there was interest in the works of Bernard Rosenquit and Anne Ryan. The Flint Institute of Arts (Michigan) is located in the Cultural Center, near The Whiting, a performing arts theatre, the Longway Planetarium, the Flint Youth Theatre, the Flint Institute of Music, and the Buick Automotive Gallery. The Cultural...