Artists

John Constable

We are accustomed to thinking of landscapes in terms of grand vistas—the visionary storms and sunsets of J.M.W. Turner or the American sublime of Frederic Church and Albert Bierstadt. But before the nineteenth century, landscape as an autonomous genre—rather than as mere backdrop to noble human or divine events—ranked low in the...

Howard Pyle

Howard Pyle (1853–1911) belongs to the golden age of illustration, a creative effloresence born of technical innovations, especially in color printing, an energetic publishing industry and an attitude—articulated in the principles of the Arts and Crafts movement and its international offshoots—that everyday objects and images...

Peter Colquhoun

Two series of paintings, “Made in TRiBeCa” and “The Highline,” are the result of Peter Colquhoun’s long fascination with urban views in and around New York City. Colquhoun’s history with the older areas of Manhattan began in the early 1980s. He maintains a studio in TriBeCa, as well as a residence in...

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