6th Biennial David B. Warren Symposium on
American Material Culture and the Texas Experience
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
Utamaro and the Lure of Japan is a celebration of Japanese art at the Wadsworth Atheneum, and a rare opportunity to enjoy the museum’s exceptional collection of paintings, prints, ceramics, and more.
Genre painting is the art of painting subjects (usually people) in the activities of everyday life. These paintings were most often done in a realistic style and by artists who are well recognized for their work.