Landscape painting was the first uniquely American art, beginning with the Hudson River School artists such as Thomas Cole and Fredrick Church. Explore the Luminist paintings of Martin Johnson Heade and Fitz Henry Lane reflecting the coast of New England. The landscapes of Winslow Homer, George Bellows, and Georgia O’Keeffe illustrate the expressiveness of the late 19th and 20th centuries.
GROUP LEADER: Martha Chiarchiaro has brought history to life through the art of the times for more than 30 years. She received her Master’s degree in the History of Art from Williams College and has taught a variety of art history courses at the Worcester Art Museum and Worcester State University. Martha has provided numerous talks on American painting, with a special fondness for American landscapes.
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Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)
Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609