• Catalog Review: American Pre-Raphaelites

    11 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    Today the National Gallery in Washington opens the exhibition " American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists ."
    John William Hill, Bird's Nest and Dog Roses, 1867 watercolor, gouache, and graphite The exhibit examines a group of American artists that were inspired by the English critic John Ruskin. Ruskin advocated that young artists should go to Nature ‘rejecting nothing, selecting nothing, and scorning nothing.'
    Thomas Charles Farrer , Mount Tom, 1865, oil on canvas, The show includes more than 90 works of art, including oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings, some never before...
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