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Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends

Paintings by Tony Bennett

An exhibition of paintings by singer Tony Bennett.

Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius

About the Artist

Born in Port Arthur, Texas in 1925, Robert Rauschenberg imagined himself first as a minister and later as a pharmacist. It wasn’t until 1947, while in the U.S. Marines that he discovered his aptitude for drawing and his interest in the artistic representation of everyday objects and people. After leaving the Marines he studied art […]

Diego Rivera: Rivera In America

About the Artist

“An artist is above all a human being, profoundly human to the core. If the artist can’t feel everything that humanity feels, if the artist isn’t capable of loving until he forgets himself and sacrifices himself if necessary, if he won’t put down his magic brush and head the fight against the oppressor, then he […]

Georgia O’Keeffe

About the Painter

Among the great American artists of the 20th-century, Georgia O’Keeffe stands as one of the most compelling. For nearly a century, O’Keeffe’s representations of the beauty of the American landscape were a brave counterpoint to the chaotic images embraced by the art world. Her cityscapes and still lifes filled the canvas with wild energy that […]

Thomas Eakins: A Motion Portrait

About Thomas Eakins

“I never knew of but one artist, and this is Tom Eakins, who could resist the temptation to see what they think ought to be rather than what is.” – Walt Whitman When Thomas Eakins died in 1916, he left behind a body of work unprecedented in American art for its depth, strength, perception, character, […]