American Women Artists · Announcements · Exhibitions

American Museum Coalition Plans Exhibition of Women Artists

Hawthorne Fine Art will support the efforts of the newly founded Feminist Art Coalition in their plan to sponsor a national series of events dedicated to the careers of women artists. The series will take place from September to November in the fall of 2020 and will incorporate the efforts of a range of museums, nonprofit… Continue reading American Museum Coalition Plans Exhibition of Women Artists

American Impressionism · American Women Artists · Exhibitions

Triumphant Lives: American Women Artists (1795-1950)

Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to announce the fall exhibition “Triumphant Lives: American Women Artists (1795-1950),” which will open on October 18th and run through January 18, 2019. The exhibition illustrates the achievements in the fine arts of women from the early American colonial period up until the period of midcentury Modernism. The still-lifes, landscapes,… Continue reading Triumphant Lives: American Women Artists (1795-1950)

American Women Artists · Ashcan School · Exhibitions · Works on Paper

Summer Reading: Sand and Beaches

The rise of the American beach resort town as a tourist destination coincided with rapid industrialization in the nineteenth century. While visits to the coast were common in the first half of the nineteenth century, mostly for reasons related to health, the seashore came to symbolize recreation, leisure, and even anti-urban values by the latter… Continue reading Summer Reading: Sand and Beaches

American Women Artists · Announcements · Exhibitions

Historic Women Artists Shine Internationally in 2019

This past June, a painting by the nineteenth century artist Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) broke records during Freeman’s “American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists” auction [fig. 1]. The painting, named Ethel Page as Undine, sold for a record $454,000 to a New England institution and set the new world auction record for the artist. According to Freeman’s, this… Continue reading Historic Women Artists Shine Internationally in 2019

Announcements · Art and Antiques Fairs · Works on Paper

Hawthorne Fine Art at the Lyndhurst Flower & Antiques Show & Sale, April 6-7, 2019

Winslow Homer (1836-1910), Fishing, 1878. Charcoal and watercolor on paper, 8 13/16 x 10 9/16 inches, signed lower right. Hawthorne Fine Art Celebrates Spring through Participation in the Lyndhurst Flower & Antiques Show & Saleat Tarrytown’s Historic Lyndhurst Mansion with a Preview of the Exhibition, “Blossoms: A Botanical Exploration of Spring in American Art” February… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art at the Lyndhurst Flower & Antiques Show & Sale, April 6-7, 2019

Announcements · Art and Antiques Fairs · Hudson RIver · New York City

Hawthorne Fine Art at the Architectural Digest Design Show, March 21-24, 2019

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Western Scenery, oil on paper mounted to panel, 12 1/2 x 9 ¾ inches, signed lower left. Guy C. Wiggins, Columbus Circle, c. 1920, oil on board, 5 ½ x 4 inches, signed lower left,   March 2019, New York, NY – Whether used as a focal point or a subtle complement to an overall… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art at the Architectural Digest Design Show, March 21-24, 2019

American Women Artists · Essay · Exhibitions

Susie Barstow (1836-1923) in the White Mountains

The end of the nineteenth century saw the pinnacle of the nature spiritualism first advocated by the American Transcendentalists in the 1830s. By the 1880s and 1890s, the writings of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, as well as the art of Thomas Cole, had acquired a cult-like status.[1] This led to the founding… Continue reading Susie Barstow (1836-1923) in the White Mountains