Celebrate our 20th anniversary June 16th, 3pm with an intimate piano concert in the living room with the restored Knabe piano. Limited seating so reserve now, free for members. Seasons's highlights include “Clues behind the Painting” with paintings by Picasso, Braque & Gris mounted on acrylic posts so viewers can see both the front and back. Backs reveal historic stamps and labels and tell compelling stories in the history of art. Architectural Historian Richard Guy Wilson lectures August 4th on Le Corbusier. Painting demonstrations by professional artists every Friday and monthly color workshops Saturdays. Click Continue Reading for more names and dates.
"Across the Berkshires, historic homes are emerging from hibernation...At the Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio, cold air, large expanses of glass and moisture combine as threats to art," writes Ruth Bass, Berkshire Eagle columnist and author of this feature in their Up Country magazine. Click here to read the whole article about all the homes, starting on page 63.
Spring Sun, a large 1970 oil painting by George L.K. Morris, sold for $52,500 last week, which was more than double its pre-sale estimate, at Shannons Auction in Connecticut. The 42" x 51" work of art, sold by a private collector, is composed of cheerful colors evoking springtime growth. The title refers to Morris' interest in Native American themes.
The Alfond Collection is part of the permanent collection of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. A significant part of The Alfond Collection is on view at The Alfond Inn, a philanthropic boutique hotel near the Rollins campus whose proceeds fund student scholarships. Previously, the painting was in two other private collections and will now be on view May 25th in the exhibit, "Forging a Modern American Identity: New Aquisitions".Click on the link to the show here