Tag Archives: James McNeill Whistler

The Arts Seen in NYC (‘Summer with the Averys’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to check out this that and the other thing and, say, it was swell. After the usual funhouse ride through Six Flags Over Midtown Manhattan, we headed … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in Western Mass. (Summer of Whistler Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled out to the Berkshires for a couple of days last week to catch this & that and, say, it was . . . swelling with people. Upon our arrival in Williamstown we headed right to … Continue reading

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Whistler Past the Graveyard: America’s Most Artistic Artist

Ever since reading the novel I, James McNeill Whistler by Lawrence Williams in 1972, the hardworking staff has been a fanboy of James Abbott MacNeill Whistler, the 19th century American expatriate artist who embodied “art for art’s (and my) sake.” (Just for the … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Whistler and the Thames’ at Addison Gallery

Well the Missus and I trundled up to Andover to catch An American in London: Whistler and the Thames at the Addison Gallery of American Art and say, it was swell. From the Addison’s website: In the 1860s and 1870s, … Continue reading

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While We Were Out (The Art Seen In New York)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last week and here’s some of what we saw. For starters, a couple of galleries in Chelsea. (Sign o’ the Times: A billboard for a storage facility that said, … Continue reading

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