This extraordinary gathering of rarely seen masterpieces traces the rise of a uniquely American medium.
These explain various techniques—how to work and paint with artist’s watercolor on paper, oils or acrylics on artist canvas; how to use pastels, pencils or pen and ink; how to work with different surfaces/grounds;
Abner Peeler, of Webster City, IA, invented the airbrush in 1878. Imagine, over 130 years ago! Abner, a professional inventor who tinkered with things such as screw machines, bicycles and typewriters, developed this painting tool—originally called a “paint distributor”—specifically for photographic retouching.
Exhibition Opens Saturday, January 21 Exhibition Hours Saturday Jan 21 12 – 5 Monday Jan 23 10 – 6 Tuesday Jan 24 10 – 6 Wednesday Jan 25 10 – 6 Thursday Jan 26 10 – 12 Auction Thursday January 26 – 1:30 pm • Online Catalogue • 3D Catalogue Nicholas D. Lowry Director, Vintage Posters […]
on view at the de Young from April 8 through August 20, 2017. Featuring a wide array of iconic rock posters, period photographs, interactive music and light shows, “out-of-this-world” clothing, and avant-garde films, the exhibition celebrates