Monday, 19 January 2015

A Pot of Paint


Entrance of the Grosvenor Gallery published in The Graphic, 19 May 1877

Whistler, Ruskin and the Value of Art
Biography click here
James McNeill Whistler (11 July 1834 - 17 July 1903), artist, was born James Abbott Whistler in Lowell, Massachusetts. His parents were George Washington Whistler, civil engineer, and his second wife, Anna Matilda McNeill.

Whistler and Glasgow info click here.

Freer Art Gallery Peacock Room
History and current state on website here

Greenery Yallery on Tate website

Grosvenor Gallery

Ruskin v Whistler
Tate exhibition account to be found here.

Victorian Web has this paper:
The Falling Rocket: Ruskin, Whistler and Abstraction in Art Clive Wilmer, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

An American in London exhibition toured various venues last year (details here). See websites for images and interactive features.
Whistler's Liverpool connections featured in the Liverpool Biennial 2014. A Needle Walks into a Haystack

Images from the presentation pinned here http://www.pinterest.com/peterjquinn/a-pot-of-paint/

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