Saturday in the museum with Norman

Image: Norman Rockwell, Elect Casey (1958) We take a break from our series on still life painting to post something that captures the moment we are living through. In this case the exhaustion of an election and its aftermath. Norman Rockwell’s original version of Elect Casey was intended to run as the Saturday Evening Post […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Robert

Image: Robert Seldon Duncanson, “Still Life with Fruits and Nuts” (1848). Oil on board. For the last few weeks our Saturday posts about art have focused on still life paintings.  The golden age for the style was in the Netherlands during the 17th century.  The tradition, however lasts to this day and can be found […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Anna Mary

Image: Grandma Moses, Birthday Cake (1952) For our Saturday trip to the world of art, we highlight Grandma Moses on her birthday.  Anna Mary Robertson Moses was born in 1860, the year of Lincoln’s election. Early in her life she worked on farms, including for a time in Staunton, Va.  She had 10 children (five […]

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