Art of the American South at Colonial Williamsburg

The Old Plantation, John Rose, Beaufort SC, 1785-1790

Presented by The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, curators say a new exhibit called Painters and Paintings in the Early American South is the first exhibition of its kind that explores the scope of this region of early American art while bringing new vitality, excitement and scholarship to the forefront. “Nothing like this has been done … Continue reading Art of the American South at Colonial Williamsburg

LACMA and the Getty Acquire Robert Mapplethorpe Art and Archive

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the J. Paul Getty Trust recently announced their joint acquisition of art and archival materials by or associated with Robert Mapplethorpe.  The vast majority of the acquisition comes in the form of a s gift from the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, and the remainder from funds provided … Continue reading LACMA and the Getty Acquire Robert Mapplethorpe Art and Archive