Seasons's highlights include “American Abstract Artists-A Collection-Unseen Works” with 25 works by Frelinghuysen and Morris' fellow American Abstract Artists. Ten of these previously unseen works were aquired from the groundbreaking first AAA show in 1937, organized to combat strong critical resistance to abstraction in that era. Click Continue Reading for more names and dates.
This matching grant will help pay for the completion of the repair to the four rear patios and has been a catalyst to continue and expand engineering probes. A probe last month uncovered steel beams in a critical area eliminating mysteries for the engineer's calculations. Thank you to the Lenox residents for the approval at the Town Meeting, committee members and Land Use Director/Town Planner Gwen Miller.
"An abundance of art, food and nature make the Berkshires an idyllic (and interesting) country escape.." writes Natalie Shukur in the month's Australian Vogue magazine. She curates a pictorially lush travelogue of accomodations, restaurants and art venues including the Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio. Read the whole article right here!
Frelinghuysen's painting sold for over three times its high estimate and far surpassed her previous auction record of $85,000. "Composition" measures 40"x30" and was painted in 1943, incorporating corregated cardboard as a collage element. Appearing wholly abstract at first, it actually refers to the image of a bullfighter. Renowned collector and travel entrepreneur Barney A. Ebsworth bought the painting in the 1970's adding to his collection based on the rise of American Art in the 20th century. He exhibited his collection widely across the United States.