Watch Watercolorist Tony Conner demonstrate his technique at 11am this Friday, June 21st. Free with admission.
"An abundance of art, food and nature make the Berkshires an idyllic (and interesting) country escape.." writes Natalie Shukur in the month's Australian Vogue magazine. She curates a pictorially lush travelogue of accomodations, restaurants and art venues including the Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio. Read the whole article right here!
Seasons's highlights include “American Abstract Artists-A Collection-Unseen Works” with 25 works by Frelinghuysen and Morris' fellow American Abstract Artists. Ten of these previously unseen works were aquired from the groundbreaking first AAA show in 1937, organized to combat strong critical resistance to abstraction in that era. Click Continue Reading for more names and dates.
Frelinghuysen's painting sold for over three times its high estimate and far surpassed her previous auction record of $85,000. "Composition" measures 40"x30" and was painted in 1943, incorporating corregated cardboard as a collage element. Appearing wholly abstract at first, it actually refers to the image of a bullfighter. Renowned collector and travel entrepreneur Barney A. Ebsworth bought the painting in the 1970's adding to his collection based on the rise of American Art in the 20th century. He exhibited his collection widely across the United States.