The exhibition features approximately 100 prints from illustrated weeklies and journals by American Master, Winslow Homer. This group of engravings will be complemented by several paintings on loan. This overview of Homer’s rich career as an illustrator will be presented thematically. It will reflect the concerns of a nature during a period of significant social and political change. Subjects addressed include the Civil War, domestic and daily life in the 19th century, the changing role of women, popular entertainments and the outdoors.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.
Whether or not you go, Winslow Homer: An American Vision is a peerless and comprehensive survey of this important American artist. This thoroughly researched, immensely readable study on Winslow Homer, one of America's most significant and prolific painters, presents a full account of his life and work and offers a fresh and provocative reassessment of his place in the history of late nineteenth-century art. Homer's work is popular and accessible, and Griffin's text, with its solid documentation, original research and fresh interpretations, has become an essential survey of Homer and his creative output.