I Art Whitney

A blog about the collections, exhibits, and goings-on of the Whitney Western Art Museum.

Points West Online: The Art of John Mix Stanley

John Mix Stanley (1814 – 1872). The Williamson Family, ca. 1842. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of George H. Danforth III, 1976. (1976.338) L.412.2015.1

Originally published in Points West in Spring 2015 Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley — Revealing an unknown artist By Mindy N. Besaw… Read More

Alfred Jacob Miller: Western Journey

Alfred Jacob Miller.  Sioux Setting Out on an Expedition to Capture Wild Horses. Watercolor, gouache, pen, ink, graphite on board. Ricketts Art Collection

Listen to Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Peter Hassrick, give a talk on the western scenes of Alfred Jacob… Read More