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Issue: March-April 2013

Table of Contents


Anders Zorn: Ready to Reconquer America?


The Swedish master painter (1860-1920) is the subject of several new exhibitions.
By Peter Trippi


In Williamsburg, A Season of Art from Italy


Michelangelo, Mattia Preti, and Ramiro are celebrated at the Muscarelle Museum of Art.
By Héloïse B. Levit


Creating the Golden Age of American Illustration


The private collection of Richard and Mary Kelly highlights early 20th-century America’s most popular artists.
By Michael Zakian


At Last, the Pre-Raphaelites Have Landed


The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., is hosting a trove of 19th-century English masterworks.
By Peter Trippi


Seeing Indians through Art


Bierstadt to Warhol: American Indians in the West is on view at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.
By Matthias Anderson


Impressions of Interiors: Gilded Age Paintings by Walter Gay


Glowing scenes by an American master (1856-1937) offer insights into both social history and the venues where they are hanging.
By Isabel L. Taube


Charles R. Knight: The Artist Who Saw through Time


A recent book highlights the American painter (1874-1953) who brought prehistoric animals back to life.
By Richard Milner


In Art, Animals Abound


Outstanding images of wildlife and domestic animals can be found across America today.
By Kelly Compton


Gambling Big on 57th Street


In Manhattan, Rehs Contemporary Galleries is showing top-notch realism this season.
By Kelly Compton

The Italian Art Cruise: A Voyage to Remember


Fine Art Connoisseur’s most recent adventure in Europe was another taste of la dolce vita.
By Peter Trippi


Art Thrives in Minnesota


Terrific art of all eras can be found in the Upper Midwest’s largest state.
By Max Gillies


At Maastricht, Discoveries of All Kinds


At TEFAF last year, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts bought a superb pair of sculptural reliefs from London’s Fine Art Society.
By Peter Trippi


A Dealer’s Delight


New York City’s Jack Kilgore & Co. returns to Maastricht with an array of little-known 19th-century masterworks.
By Eric M. Zafran


A Master of Old Masters


The dealer Bob Haboldt marks 30 years in business with an impressive book.
By Max Gillies


The Fine Art of Drawing: Juliette Aristides & Sherrie McGraw


The virtuosic drawings of two American artists remind us why smart collectors are paying ever more attention to this area of contemporary art.
By Vanessa Rothe


On the cover


Anders Zorn (1860-1920)
Self-Portrait (detail)
1889, Oil on canvas, 29 1/4 x 24 1/2 in. (overall)

Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

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Fans of John Singer Sargent often comment on the artist’s unique ability to communicate so much information and emotion with one broad and aptly placed stroke of the brush. Using the palette knife rather than a brush is renowned painter Lynn Boggess, whose creative abilities could be on par with the American master. Decide for yourself!