The Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is now presenting the first in a series of exhibitions focusing on the creative process behind the development of major works of art. More than 30 studies -- including outdoor drawings and paintings -- that were used by Andrew Wyeth to develop the masterpiece "Ides of March" are shown. Take a look at those studies, his studio, and the finished egg tempera painting.
Next week, the Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut will present the work of modern-day American Impressionist Dmitri Wright in a show titled Impressions of Light. Wright has a long association with Weir Farm National Historic Site, having led the park's Impressionist Painting Workshops since 2009 as master artist and instructor.
West Wind Fine Art on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with artwork by master artists Richard Schmid, Clyde Aspevig, Nancy Guzig, Carol Guzman-Aspevig, Daniel J. Keys, Judy Stach, and Timothy R. Thies. A paint-out and demonstration are also planned.
Artist and gallery owner Crystal Moll is hosting an exhibition of paintings by herself, Tim Kelly, and Tim Bell, as well as a sampling of an American-style premium lager beer, in Baltimore, Maryland. Sheâ€™ll also be sponsoring a two-day painting workshop with Bruno Baran. Find out the dates, times, and location.
For several successive evenings in January 1879, Edgar Degas (1834-1917) made graphite drawings and pastel paintings during performances by a famous aerialist known as Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando in Paris. Those on-site studies and the resulting studio painting are on view at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York.
Foothills Art Center in Golden, CO will present an extraordinary exhibition of drawings, prints, and photographs by Edgar Degas (1834-1917) from April 6 through June 30, 2013. Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist will go beyond Degasâ€™s familiar subjects.
Some of the talented California women and men who participate in plein air events will display their figurative paintings in The Man Show in the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art & Culture at California Lutheran University.
Collectors and artists who have discovered the stunning landscapes Erik Koeppel creates using techniques he describes in his instructional DVD, Techniques of the Hudson River School Masters (http://streamlineartvideo.com/titles/koeppel/), were excited to discover his paintings on view in in Naples, Florida.