The Blackstone Valley, with its mixture of farms, open landscapes and 19th century mills, has been a prime area for noted Plein-air
artists like the late Bernard Corey.
Bonhams & Butterfields will hold its next sale of California and American Painting and Sculpture in December 2007, which will feature an assortment of important western scenes, plein-air
creations, genre paintings and land and cityscapes by established California and American artists including Maynard Dixon, Frank Tenny Johnson and John Marshall Gamble.
The presence of the artist in the landscape does not in itself prove the actual practice of plein-air
The collection is valued at $30 million to $40 million, including a large number of California landscape plein-air
paintings purchased with funds from student body fund-raisers in the `20s, `30s and `40s.
painting, once a central genre of modern art, has experienced such a precipitous decline in recent decades as to have practically disappeared.
The influence of the emerging art form of photography, the work of Corot and the plein-air
painters, and then introduction of Japanese prints into the western art world are also addressed.
Coeval and consistent with The Venetian Painters (1894) and Lorenzo Lotto: An Essay in Constructive Art Criticism (1895) was his then radical taste for modern French, plein-air
Some of the work for this show is the result of the Guild's summer plein-air
Rosado is showing acrylic paintings in "Faces From the 2012 Oregon Country Fair"; Bourgault has a selection of his plein-air
painting class is included in one of the packages offered by the Ventana Inn & Spa.
Ya'ari sets up his shots with a plein-air
painter's sensibility for framing devices, paths leading the eye into the distance, and figures grouped according to compositional rules established centuries ago.