Winslow Homer


Winslow Homer at the Met

A new sweeping exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art showcases the work of painter Winslow Homer, with a particular focus on his depictions of conflict from the mid 19th to early 20th century. Curators Stephanie Herdrich and Sylvia Yount join us to discuss the exhibit, Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents, which is up at the Met through July 31.
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Winslow Homer In The Adirondacks

Bill Cross’ book Winslow Homer: American Passage (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022) is a biography of a man who was a visual counterpart to Mark Twain in prose and Walt Whitman in poetry. Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain (ADKX) Lake will host “Winslow Homer’s Adirondack Discovery,” a...
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Winslow Homer: American Passage – an evening with curator and author William R. Cross at the Sawyer Free Library

TheGloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Libraryis pleased to welcome curator and local authorWilliam R. Crossfor a discussion of his bookWinslow Homer: American Passageson Thursday, May 26 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Cross’ newly published bookWinslow Homer: American Passageis a definitive biography of the painter. It studies Homer in the context...

The State of the Art World, Previewing the African Film Fest, Winslow Homer at the Met, Leyla McCalla, 'Selling Kabul', 2022 Debuts

A lot has happened in the art world this week. The most expensive painting ever at auction was sold, the Sackler name was removed from two institutions, and there are two blockbuster shows at two of the city's institutions: Matisse at MOMA and Homer Winslow at The Met. We discuss what's different about the way artists in the canon are being considered by exhibitions in 2022. New York Times culture reporter Robin Pogrebin joins us to discuss.

Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents

With war raging in Ukraine and the U.S. still divided, we continue to recognize iconic Americans whose art now seems more relevant than ever. The Morgan Library and Museum celebrates Woody Guthrie, the influential songwriter and recording artist who spoke out for the average worker. (Read the review.) An exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art focuses on Winslow Homer, his fascination with struggle dramatically portrayed in his oil paintings and water colors.