French to Modern Impressionism

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Impressionism is a major style or movement in art originating from 19th century France. This style is not made to focus on an accurate depiction of the scene, but rather is more concerned with capturing the visual impression of the moment. This is achieved by a variety of brush strokes, some short and thick and… continue reading »

Duaiv: Technique and Passion

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The lustrous paintings of the artist Duaiv whisk viewers into a world of color and beauty. Duaiv is an internationally acclaimed artist who has been painting for over fifty years. Baterbys is highlighting the work of this accomplished artist in its new exhibit, Modernist Impressionists,  which is on view now until June 20th.        … continue reading »

William Vincent Kirkpatrick: Modern Impressionist

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Beginning next month, Baterbys Art Gallery will honor the life and work of American artist William Vincent Kirkpatrick by hosting an exhibit featuring his art. Visitors will be dazzled by the artist’s paintings which include serene landscapes, dynamic portraits, and fine still life images.       Kirkpatrick was born in St Augustine in 1939… continue reading »

Baltimore Magazine’s April Cover by Peter Max

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What has Peter Max been up to these days? Peter Max recently designed a cover for the April edition of Baltimore magazine in conjunction with his new exhibition at a city art gallery. Using his signature bright and cosmic style, Max captured several city landmarks. The USS Constellation warship figures prominently in the harbor while the city’s famous Domino… continue reading »

Dali: The Illustrator

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While Salvador Dali may be most famous for his large scale Surrealistic paintings, he also completed a number of print series. His illustrations for the Biblia Sacra form the largest collection of prints made by Dali. The artist undertook many other illustration projects throughout his lifetime. Dali did not see publishing as any less noble… continue reading »

Love in Art

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Throughout history, artists have been inspired by the theme of love. Many artists have imbued their own stories of love into their work, while others have been inspired by mythical or imaginative ideas of love. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are exploring different ways artists in our collection portray love.   Tomasz Rut: Passionate… continue reading »

Dali and Religion

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Salvador Dalí had complicated and evolving views on religion. He was born to a Catholic mother and an atheist father. His father made sure his son attended public school instead of a Catholic one. In his early life, Dalí shared his father’s views on Catholicism. His early films made with Luis Bunel, Un Chien Andalou… continue reading »