john singer sargent

Adare, watercolor on paper 9" x 12" I have a major museum commission for MASS MoCA , but before I came back to my New York
That's the way that professionals at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) are thinking as they continue their exploration
Why did you choose to do the book in this way -- from the illustrations to the size (5 x 0.5 x 8 inches) to the paper? Well
The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.
The Metropolitan Museum has been hosting one of the great Sargent shows this fall; it will close on October 4, and believe me if you haven't run over to see it, do.
"Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends," currently showing at the Met, is a virtual vade mecum of l9th European culture, as seen from the perspective of the great and often quirky transatlantic portraitist. There is Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth (1889) and a sketch of Yeats (1908).