Press Releases tagged with tonalism

Leon Dabo, Taillories, July 12, 1939, oil on panel, 13 x 18 1/4

Lawrence Fine Art to Show "Leon Dabo: Jolie Fleurs" Opening June 12

Released: May 29, 2014

Lawrence Fine Art will open "Leon Dabo:  Jolie Fleurs" at its East Hampton Gallery on Thursday, July 12 with a gallery talk on the artist Saturday, July 14. The exhibition will highlight Dabo's florals in pastel and on canvas with contributions from Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, California and from Stillwell House Antiques, Manalapan, NJ. The gallery will also offer for sale Leon Dabo's Floral Oils, which contains an essay on Dabo's florals by William Gerdts.  The exhibition will continue for two-and-a-half weeks. "Dabo's florals are not something you normally see exhi...

Thomas Mora Picnic, Wrentham, MA c.  1900 Oil on board | 12 x 25 inches

AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISTS: Selected Works from 1880 through 1920

Released: May 18, 2012

Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery presents AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISTS, a remarkable salon of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Tonalist paintings by some of the giants of the American School. Around the late 1880s, the rapid brushwork and bold colors found in European salons began appearing in American museums and galleries. Artists like Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam, John Henry Twachtman, and Louis Ritman traveled abroad to learn the grand tradition of painting only to  discover that the rules of classical, Academic painting had been broken. These artists and the others...

GRAVES Roses on a Table

Garden of Love: American Still Life Painting, 1880-1930

Released: May 13, 2012

Garden of Love: American Still Life Painting, 1880-1930 is now on view at Catherine Dail Fine Art through the end of May. This sumptuous Spring exhibition of American still life and garden painting was curated with inspiration from the poetry of William Blake and the new music of Martha Redbone.  Garden of Love is the title of one of Blake's Songs of Experience - in which he wrote, illustrated and included the stanza: "I went to the Garden of Love/And saw what I never had seen/A Chapel was built in the midst/Where I used to play on the green."  Like many of the 19th-century Ameri...

"Blowing Rock"

PFA spotlight on Elliott Daingerfield

Released: March 29, 2012

  The works of Elliott Daingerfield are in the spotlight this spring. A major exhibition -- "Elliott Daingerfield: Art and Life in North Carolina"  -- wraps up its time at the Blowing Rock (North Carolina) Art and History Museum on March 31 and then moves on to the Cameron Museum of Art in Wilmington, North Carolina, where it will be up from May 25 to August 19. The artist is also in the spotlight at Payne Fine Arts. A wonderful, George Inness-like oil painting, inscribed "Blowing Rock" on the back, enjoys pride of place on our home page.   The oil on canvas board m...

Jon Francis, Who's Going To Go First?, 2010, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches

Jon Francis: Paintings from the Drive Home

Released: November 18, 2011

Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery presents the fourth solo exhibition for American Tonalist, Jon Francis. In his newest exhibition, JON FRANCIS: Paintings from the Drive Home, Susan Bush has curated a collection of his characteristically warm, vintage inspired paintings. Jon Francis is a contemporary painter with an old world feel who captures the simple beauty of American life in a timeless, classic style. From the gleaming chrome of an airstream parked in tall grasses, to the bold ultramarine paint on a suped-up Thunderbird, these quotidian monuments are Jon Francis’ representat...

Nicole Strasburg, Chroma, September 2011, oil on brich panel, 12 x 12 inches

Nicole Strasburg: islands valleys home

Released: October 15, 2011

Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery is pleased to announce their newest solo show for local artist Nicole Strasburg. NICOLE STRASBURG: islands valleys home, features contemporary Tonalist paintings that depict views of islands--the Santa Barbara Channel Islands, in particular Santa Cruz Island, valleys--both on the islands and the mainland, and home--the California coast. The archipelagos, rolling hillsides, deep valleys, and the vast expanse of the Pacific comprise the artist’s vocabulary of forms. It is through these forms that Strasburg speaks about how she&...

Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871 - 1933) Chadwick House, Old Lyme, signed lower right, oil on canvas, 28" x 36".  $110,000

The Cooley Gallery Proudly Announces: The Light Lies Softly in Old Lyme, The Paintings of Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871-1933)

Released: June 02, 2010

The Light Lies Softly in Old Lyme, the Paintings of Clark Greenwood Voorhees marks the return of Voorhees’ paintings to their birthplace of Old Lyme in an exhibition at The Cooley Gallery on June 3rd, 2010.  The first exhibition opened in New York at Hawthorne Fine Art in the winter of 2009 with paintings by the artist of Bermuda, Newport and Old Lyme. The Cooley Gallery, in conjunction with Hawthorne Fine Art, is proud to present a selection of impressionist paintings Clark Voorhees made during his many happy years in Old Lyme.  Clark Greenwood Voorhees is often cre...

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