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 · 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 · Essay · New York City

Picturing Public Space in New York City circa 1900

Artists have been recording the act of ‘promenading’ for display in public spaces since its rise in popularity in the late eighteenth century. The great French flaneur Constantin Guys (1805-1892) made several works depicting a promenade, which in Paris was “at once the activity of taking a stroll or a horse or carriage tour, and… Continue reading Picturing Public Space in New York City circa 1900

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Did you do your Summer Reading?

Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to present the third installment of our annual Summer Reading: American Paintings and American Prose. This catalogue features highlights from the gallery’s exquisite inventory of landscape paintings paired with selections of writing by well-known American literary figures. For summer 2013, we explore works by painters who found artistic inspiration in… Continue reading Did you do your Summer Reading?

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Hopper Drawing at Hawthorne Fine Art and the Whitney Museum

Hawthorne Fine Art has had the privilege of acquiring a drawing by the American Realist painter Edward Hopper (1882–1967). The Family House at Nyack from 1906 depicts the artist’s childhood home along the Hudson River. The view looks eastward toward Broadway and the Hudson River, seen delineated in the background. Hopper’s paintings often feature carefully… Continue reading Hopper Drawing at Hawthorne Fine Art and the Whitney Museum

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Hawthorne Fine Art Hosts Gathering of Bermuda Luminaries

On Tuesday, January 8th, over 75 friends and members of the Bermuda National Gallery gathered at Hawthorne Fine Art for a reception and private viewing of our current exhibition, Isles of Tranquility: Paintings of Bermuda by Clark Greenwood Voorhees (1871-1933). Guests included His Excellency the Governor, The Hon. George Fergusson and Mrs. Fergusson; and Premier,… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art Hosts Gathering of Bermuda Luminaries

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Hawthorne Fine Art Opens “Isles of Tranquility”

On Saturday, December 8, Hawthorne Fine Art held an opening event for Isles of Tranquility: Paintings of Bermuda by Clark Greenwood Voorhees, 1871–1933. Our latest exhibition features brilliant representations of the Bermuda islands completed by the artist during his annual winter visits, which began in 1919. Works on view range from intimate nature studies, to… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art Opens “Isles of Tranquility”