Thank you to all the visitors and staff for making this a record breaking season! The eagerness of visitors to participate in the demos and drawing/visualizing exercises was inspiring.
"In 1937, the American Abstract Artists held their first group show in the Squibb Gallery in New York City. The show would attract 1,500 viewers over the course of its three-week run, but the art critics were not kind", writes Jennifer Huberdeau of the Berkshire Eagle. "But George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, abstract artists themselves, saw value in the paintings of their peers. Morris, a founding member of the AAA purchased 10 pieces..."Click here to read the whole article.
Protests & Patronage: Morris, Frelinghuysen, and the Promotion of Abstract Art in the 1930's presented this July by Carol Troyen, Curator Emerita at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her entertaining insight into this year's exhibit is not to be missed. Last day of hourly guided tours is October 13th.Click here to watch.
Click here to listen to Director/Artist Kinney Frelinghuysen's interview with Joe Donohue last week talking about the story behind the creation of the House & Studio and this Season's exhibit.