Sargent was known for his portraits, but he may have even been an even greater watercolorist due to the sublime ways he used the medium to move from the abstract to an almost classical sense of perspective.
Everyone knows the tremendous stores at the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. But other organizations also have some interesting items. Visit these museum, then take the time to explore unique gifts while you beat the heat.
Hershman Leeson asks the audience? "Can you name three women artists?" She took her camera into the streets where flabbergasted subjects exiting world-class museums struggle to name names. A few, tentatively, produce, "Frida Kahlo?"