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American Watercolor Masterpieces

American Watercolor Masterpieces

When I attended Sotheby's Institute of Art, we studied Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent extensively. These two artists made me fall in love with watercolors. I am so excited to visit the American Watercolor in the Age of Home and Sargent Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in April. The exhibition highlights the rise of the watercolor movement in America in the 19th century.
Many rare watercolor masterpieces are on exhibit until May 14th. Now that spring is upon us, plan your day trip to Philadelphia. @philamuseum #Americanwatercolor
I have attached two videos: The first is an exhibition preview and the second is a conversation about the exhibition with one of the American Watercolor creators, Laurie Olin.

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Chairish - The Paris Apartment

Chairish - The Paris Apartment

I sell mid-century pieces on the Chairish e-commerce destination @chairishco @shopchairishlive under E G Valentine. I often review their new listings to discover new sources. On this snowy March day, it's a real treat to spend my Friday afternoon scrolling through other vendor's fabulous finds.

I covet Carol Summers' Paris Review Silkscreen from 1968. You can find it under The Paris Apartment heading. Maybe it's because of the large red heart or the fact that it reminds me of Ellsworth Kelly, but it is large and striking. 

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Posh Picks

Posh Picks

I hope to inspire with posts highlighting the Classic American Lifestyle, including art, antiques, fashion, dining and travel. Join me!
Elizabeth Glynn Valentine

 

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