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 Women Artists · Essay · Works on Paper

Early Twentieth Century Seashores

The shorelines of the Eastern seaboard have enamored tourists for over a century. From the Outer Banks in North Carolina to the Hamptons in New York to the cliffs of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, Americans have reveled in the untouched beaches that became symbolic of the country’s natural beauty. Before the Industrial Revolution, which provided… Continue reading Early Twentieth Century Seashores

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 Women Artists · Exhibitions

Women Artists of Paris at the Denver Museum of Art

Denver Museum of Art presents the exhibition Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism, on view 22 October, 2017 through 14 January, 2018. The exhibition highlights the works of women artists active in Paris in the nineteenth century—a time that was still characteristically restrictive to women. Her Paris displays works of artists who… Continue reading Women Artists of Paris at the Denver Museum of Art

American Impressionism · American Women Artists · Essay

Mary Fairchild Low & Women Artists During WWI

Like their male peers, women artists depicted the atrocities of World War I, which was characterized by muddy land battles and stifling trench warfare, from a diversity of vantage points. Several of these iconic works were commissioned from the women directly by the Imperial War Museum in London, where many of them are still located.… Continue reading Mary Fairchild Low & Women Artists During WWI

American Women Artists · Exhibitions · Hudson RIver

“Soaring Sights: Luminist Landscapes by Female Hudson River School Painters (1825-1875)” on View at Hawthorne Fine Art

Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of its upcoming exhibition, Soaring Sights: Luminist Landscapes by Female Hudson River School Painters (1825-1875). Featuring a selection of women artists who were active throughout the nineteenth century, the exhibition focuses on these women’s contributions to the history of the Hudson River School, Luminism, and American… Continue reading “Soaring Sights: Luminist Landscapes by Female Hudson River School Painters (1825-1875)” on View at Hawthorne Fine Art

American Impressionism · American Women Artists · Essay

Marguerite Zorach and the Park Avenue Cubists

Marguerite Zorach, Flowers and Shells II, 1956, Hawthorne Fine Art, New York City. When we discuss women artists, it is crucial to remember that their careers were often defined by limited access to education and proper means for exhibition. In the case of Marguerite Zorach, who was born in Santa Rosa, California in 1887, the artist was… Continue reading Marguerite Zorach and the Park Avenue Cubists