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

Brooklyn Sublime: Theodore Earl Butler featured at the Hudson River Museum

Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to announce the inclusion of our painting Brooklyn Bridge by Theodore Earl Butler in the exhibition Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York’s Rivers, 1900­–1940. This exhibition will be on view through January 17, 2014 at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York. Butler’s view above New York’s… Continue reading Brooklyn Sublime: Theodore Earl Butler featured at the Hudson River Museum

An Artist Abroad: Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939) in Holland and France

An American expatriate, Frederick Carl Frieseke left New York for Paris in 1898 to attend the Académie Julian and the Académie Carmen, where he studied with James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). In the summer of the same year, Frieseke traveled to Holland, visiting the artist colonies in both Katwijk and Laren. Like many American artists… Continue reading An Artist Abroad: Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939) in Holland and France