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Americana Weekend: 5 Patriotic Art Exhibitions
Winslow Homer (1836-1910), Croquet Players, 1865.
Across the U.S. this July 4th weekend, museums and special exhibits offer the opportunity to revel in art and antiques that celebrate the spirit of America.

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Andy Warhol's 1963 silkscreem entitled "Silver Liz" went for $10.1 million at Christie's.
Pop artist Andy Warhol led a 45.6 million pound ($68.2 million) sale at Christie’s International in London Tuesday night. Good quality and low estimates were a deciding edge in ...
Paul Thiebaud
Art dealer Paul Thiebaud, who handled the creative output of his father, the celebrated California painter Wayne Thiebaud, passed away from cancer June 19. Thiebaud, who was 49, ran ...
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Norman Rockwell, Boy on High Dive, The Saturday Evening Post, August 16, 1947.  Oil on canvas, 35 x 27 in.  Collection of Steven Spielberg Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg
July 2, 2010 - January 2, 2011
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC
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Derek A.  Bencomo, Hana Valley, First View from the "Peaks and Valleys Series", 1997, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Fleur and Charles Bresler in honor of Kenneth R.  Trapp, curator-in-charge of the Renwick Gallery (1995--2003) A Revolution in Wood: The Bresler Collection
Release Date: 01 July 2010
“A Revolution in Wood” celebrates the gift of 66 pieces of turned and carved wood to the Smithsonian American Art Museum by the noted collectors Fleur and Charles Bresler. The collection includes works by some of the best-known wood artists in the United States that highlight the ...

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