Summertime Art at Sullivan Goss

Posted on Jul 25 by SEASONS Magazine

The new art never stops at Sullivan Goss.

Seated Woman in a Cloak by Myron Barlow, Courtesy of Sullivan Goss

Seated Woman in a Cloak by Myron Barlow, Courtesy of Sullivan Goss

One of Sullivan Goss—An American Gallery‘s current exhibits (on view until September 1), The Summer Impressionists, highlights the evolution of American Impressionism from the 1880s to 1940s. Works by Mary Cassatt, George Inness, John Leslie Breck, Colin Campbell Cooper, Thomas Dewing, Myron Barlow, Thomas Anshutz, Albert Bierstadt, John Henry Twachtman, Kenyon Cox, Horace Gilmore, Anna Hills, Leon Dabo, Guy Pene Du Bois, Thomas Hill, Mary De Neale Morgan, William Bradford, Walter Launt Palmer, Paul Sample, Theodore Wendel, George Loftus Noyes, Cecil Crosley Bell, Reginald Marsh and Lillian Westcott Hale will adorn the walls.

The Impressionist movement began in Europe, where artists rejected the traditional, academic rules of art in favor of painting plein air, using small dabs of paint and marking visible brushstrokes to capture fleeting instants of time. When American artists traveled abroad, they learned this new method and brought it back home with them, teaching the next generation of American artists. While this technique was initially rejected, it is now perhaps the most beloved style of painting.

Sullivan Goss is located on 7 E. Anapamu St. and is open everyday from 10 a.m–5:30 p.m. For more information, please click here or call 805/730-1460.

—Manon Cooper


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