Originally published in Points West magazineFall/Winter 2013 The American West in Bronze1850–1925 By Peter H. Hassrick On December 17, 2013, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York opened a major exhibition titled The American West in Bronze: 1850–1925. It was the first comprehensive exhibition of American sculpture with western-related themes to ever be mounted. […]
Alexander Phimister Proctor
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Originally published in Points West magazineFall 2004 Proctor Museum Donates Collection Ed. Note: A look back to the acquisition of the Alexander Phimister Proctor Collection following a 2004 exhibition on the sculptor and his work. By Sarah E. Boehme The Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s 2004 special exhibition on Alexander Phimister Proctor reaped a […]
Proctor, Self Portrait, 2.16.9 Alexander Phimister Proctor (1860–1950). Self-Portrait, 1882. Oil on paperboard mounted on canvas, 26 x 22 inches. Gift of A. Phimister Proctor Museum with special thanks to Sandy and Sally Church. 2.16.9 The Center is home to four studio collections – those of Frederic Remington, Joseph Henry Sharp, W.H.D. Koerner, and Alexander […]
Frank Perely Fairbanks was a classmate of Phimister Proctor’s, the famous American sculptor, at the American Academy in Rome. Fairbanks who himself was a portraitist admired Proctor greatly. So much so that he painted a monumental portrait of Proctor. Karen McWhorter, the curator of the Whitney Western Art Museum, said the painting doesn’t only portray […]
Originally published in Points West magazine Winter 2008 A Public Monument: Theodore Roosevelt, Rough Rider By Stuart Gunn Former Assistant Registrar, Whitney Western Art Museum’s 50th Anniversary Unless otherwise noted, all photographs are gifts of A. Phimister Proctor Museum with special thanks to Sandy and Sally Church. If public monuments must meet two requirements, that […]