For Charles Rosen, painting a single subject matter or specific style for his entire career, was not what made him happy. He enjoyed a very successful career as a landscape painter for the first 20 years of his creative life. In his late 1930's early 1940's, he became dissatisfied with landscape style and made a radical shift in his work. He abandoned his traditional landscapes and started to work in a modernist style.
At the Michener, there are many different ways to experience the exhibitions and artworks on view. One way families and children can enhance their visit is by stopping by the family education center. Explore the [...]
Pennsylvania Impressionist artist Fern Coppedge was one painter who went outdoors in all types of weather to create her work. Snow scenes such as The Road to Lumberville were Coppedge's favorite subject.
Edward Hicks, Penn's Treaty with the Indians, ca. 1840, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches, Courtesy of the Seraphin Gallery. The Museum recently installed a new work in the galleries, Penn's Treaty with the [...]
Thomas Hicks, (1823 -1890), Portrait of Edward Hicks, ca. 1850-1852, oil on canvas, H. 36.125 x W. 29.125 inches, James A. Michener Art Museum. Museum purchase funded by Eleanor K. Denoon, The Bella S. [...]
Image credit: Rajie Cook, Times Four, 2008, Painted metal, 51 x 34 x 23 3/4 inches, Gift of the Artist. Imagine yourself walking through the Betz-Hankin gallery. You see a brightly colored sculpture to [...]
Got underway this morning and sailed joyously out of Mahon's Ditch before a fresh northwest breeze. Headed for Cape May forty miles E.S.E. Had a glorious sail, strong wind....Widge behaved like a perfect lady.