Blog Posts tagged with Metropolitan Museum of Art

Poodoocottah: Durbar Linnaeus Tripe, via the Metropolitan Museum of Art | Nazmiyal Design Blog

Historic Photographs of Nineteenth Century India at the Met Museum, 19th Century Indian Rugs at Nazmiyal

Posted: March 10, 2015 14:17 Last Updated: | Omri Schwartz

View Photographs from Nineteenth Century India and Browse Indian Rugs From the Same Period Nineteenth-Century Indian Photography and Indian Rugs – On view currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an exhibition of photographs by Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902) of India during the mid 19th Century. This is the first major exhibition of Captain Tripe’s work in New York. As a member of the British Army, Tripe traveled with the East India Trading Company’s expeditions, creating a visual inventory of the art and people of the region of South India. His work gives ...


"Sky Flowers" dated 1962, Oil on canvas.  10" x 11"

Victor Candell, A Provincetown Modernist (1903-1977)

Posted: June 23, 2010 08:59 Last Updated: | James Puzinas

For over 100 years, artists have been flocking to the Provincetown art colony each summer to paint in relative isolation amid the stark light and natural beauty that outer Cape Cod has provided. With summer upon us this week, I would like to take the opportunity to revisit the impact that this art colony had on one particular artist, not only on his style, but on his contribution to many art students in the years following the closing of the Hans Hofmann School. Victor Candell was a New York modernist whose initial preoccupation with explosions, violence and the horrors of the period fol...


Childe Hassam, Up the Avenue from Thirty-fourth Street

Brooke Astor's Favorite Painting at Heart of Trial

Posted: July 06, 2009 00:51 Last Updated: | Julie Carlson Wildfeuer

UPDATE (Oct. 8, 2009) - Jurors convicted Anthony Marshall, Brooke Astor's son, of 14 criminal counts, including fraud and grand larceny. He was found not guilty on charges of larceny, relating to the sale of his mother's Childe Hassam painting, and falsifying business records. The 85-year-old Marshall faces up to 25 years in prison. His sentencing is set for Dec. 8.  Read more on ABC News. **** A quintessential American painting, a coastal Maine summer house, one $920,000 yacht, and $60 million earmarked for charity: all enviable assets. And the source of controversy in the much...


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