PAFA Presents Barnes Show Prior to Landmark Museum Opening

In celebration of the debut of the Barnes Foundation in its new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is presenting PAFA and Dr. Barnes, on view April 7 through July 8, exploring the connections between the Pennsylvania Academy and Dr. Albert Barnes. This exhibition will … Continue reading PAFA Presents Barnes Show Prior to Landmark Museum Opening

Milwaukee Art Museum Acquires Copley Masterpiece

The Milwaukee Art Museum has acquired the portrait Alice Hooper, a major colonial American painting by John Singleton Copley (1738–1815). Copley is recognized as one of the great American artists of the day—and one of the first native-born painters to achieve success both at home and abroad. Alice Hooper, painted by Copley around 1763, depicts … Continue reading Milwaukee Art Museum Acquires Copley Masterpiece

Warhol Scholar to Complete Memoir of the Art World and Gay Culture in New York

A pioneer in almost all forms of visual art, Andy Warhol used everyday images to raise questions about American art and culture in the 1960s. Through his experiences in New York, he helped redefine the relationship between pop culture and high art, paving the way for a new generation of artists and critical thinkers, like … Continue reading Warhol Scholar to Complete Memoir of the Art World and Gay Culture in New York