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 Gilded Age · American Impressionism · American Women Artists · Exhibitions · New York City

Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825-1945), An Exhibition and Sale

Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to present a new group show entitled, “Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825-1945), An Exhibition and Sale.” The majority of the works from this show date from the period in the nineteenth century when academic training was primarily for men. Beginning in the Gilded Age, during the rise of… Continue reading Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825-1945), An Exhibition and Sale

American Impressionism · Essay · Traveler Artists

Bermuda in the American Imagination

Americans have long been fascinated with the British West Indies. Among these territories, Bermuda became a unique destination for tourism after the decline of the shipbuilding industry in the first half of the 19th century.[1]The opinionated author Mark Twain further popularized the vacation spot with proclamations like, “You go to heaven if you want to,… Continue reading Bermuda in the American Imagination

American Impressionism · Exhibitions

Summer Exhibition 2018

This summer, Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to present a group of works that highlight the richness of the season as well as display the gallery’s exciting new acquisitions. Each year, summer is a long anticipated period filled with hazy days, outdoor excursions, warm sunshine, crystal blue waters, and twinkling light. Each painting in the… Continue reading Summer Exhibition 2018

American Impressionism · American Women Artists · Essay

Spring Time for American Women Impressionists

The sketchiness of an impressionist painting is often tied to the airiness of the season, the time of day, and the location of the view. Spring time, which has been described as “the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine,” provides ideal scenes of flickering shadows and dewy flowers.[1] As… Continue reading Spring Time for American Women Impressionists

American Impressionism · Exhibitions

Hawthorne Fine Art Presents “Winter Reprieve: American Artists in Bermuda”

March 2018, New York, NY — Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to present a special exhibit focusing on the topic of “Winter Reprieve: American Artists in Bermuda.” In the summer of 1877, Mark Twain described Bermuda as a land of “snow-white houses peeping from the dull green vegetation” marked by “gleaming white roads.” This cheery characterization, which… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art Presents “Winter Reprieve: American Artists in Bermuda”

American Impressionism · Essay

Saying Farewells: Nostalgia, Melancholy and Romance in Charles Y. Turner’s “Saying Goodbye”

To Edmund Caldewgate. New England, 5th October, 1850. My Dearest, -I cannot but write you as oft as times permit, for your absence is truly felt in your home and in our hearts . In honest, if I know my own heart, I should as soon neglect myself as to not express the least thought towards… Continue reading Saying Farewells: Nostalgia, Melancholy and Romance in Charles Y. Turner’s “Saying Goodbye”