Terra Museum of American Art
The City and the Country: American Perspectives 1870-1920
More than 100 works of art with urban and rural themes frame The City and the Country: American Perspectives 1870-1920, an exhibition scheduled to open Friday, December 10 at Terra Museum of American Art, 664 N. Michigan Avenue, in Chicago, continuing through May 7, 2000. (left: Charles Courtney Curran, In the Luxembourg (Garden), 1889, Oil on panel, 9 3/16 x 12 1/4 inches, Terra Foundation for the Arts. Daniel J. Terra Collection. Photograph courtesy of Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago)
Featuring oil paintings, prints, drawing;, watercolors and sculpture from Terra Museum's permanent collection, the exhibition returns to Chicago from Musée d'Art Américain Giverny, in France and includes a catalogue by curator and Musée director, Derrick Cartwrrght. Both museums are operated by the Terra Foundation for the Arts. Works to be featured will include landscapes and cityscapes by such notable American artists as Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Maurice Brazil Prendergast, John Singer Sargent, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Charles Demuth, and George Bellows.
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