Art

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org With The Bathing Cove, circa 1918, the American modernist Maurice Prendergast continued to explore a theme that had preoccupied him for decades: groups of figures, decoratively arranged into a frieze-like formation, in a bucolic outdoor setting. Here, bathers are gathered on a grassy

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org Conversation Piece is representative of Charles Sheeler’s clean Precisionist style. The flattened industrial architectural forms are layered and transparent in a quasi-Cubist manner. The cool palette of whites and grays is punctuated by a cerulean sky and rich green shrubbery. Although Sheeler

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org Worthington Whittredge, 1820 - 1910 This intimate landscape, considered by many Worthington Whittredge’s masterpiece, commands the attention of the viewer through dramatic use of light and a strong vertical composition. A limited palette, controlled brushstroke, and realistic forms create a picture of restrained natural

Article Published by: storywork.com A Sacred Journey of Personal Discovery Over the years, television and other cultural forces have robbed us of storytelling as a tool of communicating, learning, and healing. In The Healing Art of Storytelling, StoryWork International CEO Richard Stone describes this crisis and its

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org Thomas Cole is known primarily as the father of the Hudson River School of landscape painting. Cole enjoyed the patronage of several prominent businessmen in New York City, and they would have been particularly interested in his depictions of the seemingly limitless resources

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org Blue Jay demonstrates John James Audubon’s mastery at creating lively compositions which he developed from both direct observation and the specimens he collected. Engraved by Robert Havell after Audubon’s original watercolor, it captures the villainous character of its subject with a restrained beauty.