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Winslow Homer

Vacations Just Like Home, Only Better

Christine Negroni | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I started thinking about this in Maine, during a visit to the Black Point Inn. Viewing the sunset over the ocean from a sprawling porch with a glass of wine in hand was great but it was the people there who made it special.

Our First Year: Opening a Gallery

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

This month marks the first anniversary of the Barbara Prey Gallery on Main Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Opening a gallery was not something I had honestly planned.

The Importance of Art Conservation: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The conservator can talk about the nuts and bolts while I try and figure out what was going on in the artist's head and eye. In this case, what did Homer see, how did he chose to paint it, why that and how did he execute it.

Religious Salvation And Winslow Homer's 'Shipwreck'

Menachem Wecker | Posted 12.13.2012 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

Even as Homer seemed to have grappled with important, sweeping religious questions in his work, he also clearly intended viewers to get lost in the details.

My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

Black Point Inn: A Classic Maine Getaway

Jill Fergus | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

After catching the morning Jet Blue flight from JFK to Portland, I hopped in a taxi and within 20 minutes I was at the Black Point Inn in the exclusive, seaside community of Prouts Neck.

The New American Wing

AP | By ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 03.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Get ready to fall in love all over again – with John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, Frederic Edwin Church, Frederic Remington and ot...

Hidden Wound: Understanding Working Class Votes

Jackie Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jackie Hammond

Now-obscure and critically dismissed author W.J. Cash provides important keys to understanding Obama's troubles connecting with white working voters in the South and Appalachia and elsewhere.