American Painting

Visual Arts Review: This Unique Place — Jeff Weaver’s Magisterial Paintings and Drawings of Gloucester

May 14, 2023
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It is as poignant as it is ominous that Jeff Weaver will be among the last painters to document the last gasps of Gloucester as locals have known and loved it

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Book Review: “The Grand Affair: John Singer Sargent in His World” — Forever Out of Reach

November 7, 2022
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Paul Fisher’s back-and-forth tease about John Singer Sargent’s sexuality starts out as intriguing, then becomes distracting, and finally irritating as the biographer never quite closes in on his targets.

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Visual Arts Review: Winslow Homer at The Clark – The Painter and the Printmaker that Almost Was

August 21, 2013
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No one associates Winslow Homer with abstraction, but Sleigh Ride (1893) indicates that he at times ventured into the non-figurative borders of landscape painting Edgar Degas was exploring in France at the same time.

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