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ARTFIXdaily News Feed - Friday, July 29, 2011
Fitz Henry Lane’s Personal Life
Robert Cook, Lane at age 31, 1835, American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts
Given the enormous interest Fitz Henry (formerly Hugh) Lane’s artwork has generated over the years, it is perhaps only natural that little attention has been paid by scholars on Lane’s ...

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Hawthorne Fine Art Pairs Great American Literature with Beautiful American Paintings
Catalogue cover featuring a detail of William Frederick de Haas (1830–1880), Fishermen Off Beavertail Light, 1875.
New York's Hawthorne Fine Art presents a new gallery catalogue titled Summer Reading: American Paintings & Prose, a lovely little booklet that can serve as a reading companion during summer travels. In Summer Reading, Hawthorne has paired passages from great works of American literature with a beautiful selection of their current offerings. James Fenimore Cooper is paired with Alfred Bricher; Soren Emil Carlsen with Herman Melville; Walter Launt Palmer with Henry David Thoreau; Paul Cornoyer with Edith Warton; William Hart with Mark Twain. It is a feast of text and image that immerses ...

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Late 19th Century Hooked Rug with Horse and Abstract Flowers.  Jewett-Berdan Antiques. 54th Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show
August 11-13, 2011
New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association
Manchester, New Hampshire
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Don Bacigalupi, Crystal Bridges executive director, announced on July 28 a $20 million grant from Walmart for free admission to the museum which opens on 11-11-11 in Bentonville, Ark. Walmart Donates $20 Million to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art to Sponsor Admission
Release Date: 28 July 2011
  Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced a $20 million grant from Walmart to cover admission fees for all visitors.  Prior to the grant, a $10 admission fee was being considered for adults. “While saving people money is how we make people’s lives better every day, we ...

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