Truman Capote once wrote of New York City: “I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it.” It is a sentiment that countless creative types have experienced over the last… Continue reading Exhibition: “Our Metropolis: Paintings of New York City by American Artists”
When looking at paintings by traveler artists from the mid to late 19th century, the viewer must ask one crucial question: what would the impression of these exotic vistas have ultimately been? Since 19th century viewers were most likely to see foreign landscapes in the museum gallery at this point, as photography would not become… Continue reading ‘Seeing and Being Seen’ in 19th Century Traveler Art
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
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”
Two of Hawthorne Fine Art’s newest additions illustrate the experimental changes yet steadfast spirituality of Douglas Arthur Teed’s oeuvre. Teed’s career developed during important transitions from Hudson River School landscape painting, through Tonalism and Impressionism, and even touched on Symbolist and early twentieth century Modernist trends. Teed studied in both the United States and Europe,… Continue reading Reflections on an American Romantic: A Fresh Look at Douglas Arthur Teed (1860-1929)
It has been a pleasure to work amid the beautiful and sublime landscape paintings of Lauren Sansaricq (b.1990), the first contemporary artist to ever be exhibited at Hawthorne Fine Art. After great success and positive reception, Nature’s Poetry: The Landscapes of Lauren Sansaricq will come to a close on Friday, January 13th. If you haven’t… Continue reading “Nature’s Poetry: The Landscapes of Lauren Sansaricq” Closes on January 13th!