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Andrew Wyeth

Appreciating Andrew Wyeth

Thom Nickels | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Thom Nickels

In the mid 1970s, when I was an avid hitchhiker, Andrew Wyeth's son, Jamie, an iconic artist in his right, offered me a lift to my parents' home in Frazer, Pennsylvania.

Now Maine's Largest Museum

Henry Miller | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Henry Miller

With 38,000 square feet of exhibition space, it's small by museum standards. The Colby Museum's significance comes from both the outsized role that Maine has played in the history of American art.

Wyeth Paintings Score Big

AP | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Six paintings by the famous Wyeth family of artists have sold for just over $2 million at a New York City auction. New Jersey busine...

Three Generations Of Wyeth Head To Auction

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — American realist painter Andrew Wyeth left an indelible impression on Eric Sambol after a museum class trip in the 1970s. Many years...

LeRoy Neiman -- The Artist Critics Love to Hate

Joan Gage | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I'm not qualified to tell you if LeRoy Neiman was a "serious" artist or not, but I'm glad he managed to enjoy his art for 91 years and that the rest of us were able to enjoy it as well.

They Wrote Too??!

Posted 03.12.2012 | Arts

We know that you've probably read an artist's biography or two, but have you ever read artists' own account of their lives? Let us provide you with th...

House In Wyeth's 'Christina's World' Now A US Landmark

AP | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

CUSHING, Maine -- A weather-beaten farmhouse in Maine, featured in the backdrop of one of the most famous paintings from the 20th Century, is now a na...

What's the Value of a Signature on an Art Print?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Several years before his death in 1987, Andy Warhol sat down and signed his name on copies of the tabloid magazine Interview, of which he was the edit...

Fostering Mastery

Terry Newell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Terry Newell

A society that does not encourage mastery gets mostly average performance. For our children, for ourselves, and for our future, we need more.

PHOTOS: FOUND ART: Where's Waldo? Dan Wilbur Finds Waldo In Classic Paintings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Dan Wilbur and Anya Garrett have created, er "found," Waldo in a number of classic paintings. As their story goes, Waldo was "desperate" for some sel...

N.C. Wyeth Auction: Three Generations Of Wyeths To Be Sold

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Three generations of Wyeth artworks will be auctioned next month, including 14 original oil canvases by N.C. Wyeth that were used to ...

Andrew Wyeth, "Christina's World" Artist, Dies At 91

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA — Although some critics deride his art as drab and kitschy, Andrew Wyeth's melancholy paintings were praised by others as profound ...

Photography Undergoes A Sex Change: The Art Of Tom Chambers

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home
Kimberly Brooks

Over the last ten years, the art of photography has undergone a sex change. The rather masculine act of capturing or "shooting" a moment ("the hunt")...