Thomas Nast’s self-portrait, ca.  1879.

ARTISTS AT WORK: THE PRACTICE OF PAINTING

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, Delaware

Benjamin West. John Singleton Copley. Rembrandt Peale. We’re familiar with their paintings, but how much do we know of their challenges in establishing themselves as recognized artists of their times?  This exhibit features material from American artists working from colonial days through the early 1900s, and traces the evolving occupation of the professional painter. Early self-instruction led to the organization of schools and associations for better training and guidance, swelling the ranks. As competition grew, artists needed to promote themselves, seek and retain patrons, and stay afloat. This exhibit, on view in the case at the library entrance, was curated by Jeanne Solensky.

Upcoming Events

  • November 23-26, 2017
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Song Dynasty frescoe after Tang Dynasty artist Zhang Xuan paintng.
  • December 1-9, 2017
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I Ching In America, Hexagram #32
  • December 2, 2017
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Rose Finn-Kelcey, House Rules, 2001.  Courtesy the Estate of Rose Finn-Kelcey
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Important Jewelry Auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois

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  • December 4, 2017
  • New York, New York

2017-2018 Lecture Series: Chinese Porcelain

Appraisers Association of America

The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, New York

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  • December 4, 2017
  • Chicago, Illinois

Fine Timepieces Auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois

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  • December 5 - November 5, 2017

Featured Event

ANSEL ADAMS, Richard Kobayashi, farmer with cabbages Manzanar Relocation Center, 19.  Courtesy of Library of Congress
Two Views: Photographs by Ansel Adams and Leonard Frank
Crocker Art Museum exhibition looks at Japanese internment and incarceration in the early 1940s
February 19 - May 14, 2017
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