American Fine Art
Sculptor Edmonia Lewis a Pioneer for Women, Minority Artists
Sculptor beat odds and shattered expectations to become the first woman of African-American and Native American heritage to achieve international recognition and fame as a sculptor in the fine arts world.
Rare Frederick Childe Hassam Painting Leads Hess’ Auction
The June 19 Summer Showcase features other lots of antiques, fine art, silver time pieces, and objets d’art.
How a Little Black Dress Scandalized Paris in 1884
The infamous painting, Madame X, caused so much outrage, it ruined a woman’s reputation and caused the artist to flee the country.
The Groundbreaking Leaps of Sculptor Augusta Savage
The artist and activist also blazed trails for other Black artists.
Western Art: G. Harvey painting sells for $516,500
In paintings such as When Cowboys Don’t Change, artist G. Harvey encourages the viewer not only to see the physical elements of his subject, but also senses an over-arching mood.