Connecting with Art: Ann Morris

Interview by Farnsworth Curator Jane Bianco Farnsworth Curator Jane Bianco recently sat down with Ann Morris of the Rockland Historical Society to understand which artworks in the Farnsworth’s collection Morris values most. A shortened version of this interview appeared in the fall 2020 Farnsworth magazine.  AM: I love the way the Farnsworth presents Rockland and […]
Emily Muir, Stonington, Circa 1960, Stone mosaic, 28 x 148 inches

Artist Trivia: Elaine de Kooning

QUESTION: Considered by some the voice of Abstract Expressionism, this artist was an articulate defender of the movement. She wrote numerous insightful pieces about her fellow artists. As a critic for ARTnews, she reviewed the work of Arshile Gorky, Franz Kline, David Smith, Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, and Josef Albers, among others. In numerous series […]

Artist Trivia: Childe Hassam

QUESTION: Considered the pioneer of American Impressionism, this artist painted works of New York City street scenes that earned him the reputation as “our street painter par excellence” around the turn of the 19th century. Considered the pioneer of American Impressionism, he was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and after studying in France from 1886 to […]
Andy Warhol, Portrait of James Wyeth

Three Fascinating July Lectures

The Farnsworth Art Museum is presenting three fascinating lectures in July. All three programs are taking place online via Zoom and are presented in conjunction with our ongoing exhibition programming. Wyeth Day 2020—View from Brandywine: The Wyeths of Pennsylvania Wednesday, July 15, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Join us for the twelfth annual Wyeth Day, celebrating Andrew Wyeth’s […]