Jewish Artist from Berlin: Lesser Ury Paintings

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Artist Lesser Ury

Berlin: it’s long been considered a city full of revolutionary artwork. At the turn of the century, a group called the Berlin Secession jumpstarted a movement that would help put Berlin on the map as a place that produced radical art. Formed in 1898 as a counter group to the conservative art associations of the state, the Secessionists became known … Read More

Childe Hassam: American Impressionist Painter

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Artist Childe Hassam

Childe Hassam (1859-1935) was a pioneer of American Impressionist painting, his work characterized by its attentive accuracy in depicting light. Though he found solace in the countryside and retreated there often, he became well-known for his representations of urban places, particularly New York City – a departure from the more conventional impressionist tendency to draw upon landscapes as subject matter. … Read More