The Portland Art Museum acquired seven significant works of art, including a major landscape painting by Paul Cézanne titled Paris: Quai de Bercy-La Halle aux Vin. The acquisitions also include paintings by noted American artists Thomas Moran and David Salle. The new works will be permanently installed in the museum’s renovated 240,000-square-foot space, which is scheduled for completion in August 2000.
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Wolf Walking By Donna Tennant Wolf Walking By Edwin Daniels Illustrated by Judi Rideout This is the first book to feature paintings by Rideout, one of North America’s best-known wildlife painters. She has won numerous awards for her popular wolf paintings with their intricate details and piercing eyes. Daniels’ text explores legends of the wolf [...]
By Donna Tennant The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection By Brian W. Dippie Though born and raised on the East Coast, Frederic Remington’s work is synonymous with the American West. His paintings and sculptures defined the region and gave it a mythological lure that exists to this day. Remington is also a controversial figure; many [...]
By Donna Tennant Our Saints Among Us: 400 Years of New Mexican Devotional Art By Barbe Awalt and Paul Rhetts Barbe Awalt and Paul Rhetts began collecting devotional art—santos, retablos, and bultos—in the mid-1980s. After moving to Albuquerque, NM, in 1990, they stepped up their acquisitions and began educating themselves further on the subject. In [...]
10th Mountain Division by Chris Navarro Tidbits Internationally known sculptor and educator David Deming has been named dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. Deming’s large-scale works have been exhibited at museums and galleries from New York, NY, to Los Angeles, CA. He has taught at the University [...]