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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. […]
Originally featured in Points West magazine in Summer 2019 Winchester Calendar, 1894 In 1887, Union Metallic Cartridge Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut, introduced an advertising calendar to market its line of ammunition. Not to be outdone by its down-state rival, Winchester Repeating Arms Company in New Haven, Connecticut, also introduced the first Winchester calendar the same […]
Frederic Remington was a famous painter who was known for his depiction of the American West. But Karen McWhorter, the curator of the Whitney Western Art Museum, said at the end of his life his style changed. In his earlier years he was focused on accurate depiction and clarity of line, but McWhorter said this […]
Frederic Remington’s Studio in New Rochelle, New York While Frederic Remington worked from his studio in New Rochelle, New York, friends and neighbors Jack Summerhayes and his wife spent a lot of time with Frederic and Eva. Take a listen as Mrs. Summerhayes shares her reflections on the artist. Frederic Remington’s studio inspired his work. […]
The McCracken Research Library receives hundreds of collections of journals, notebooks and photographs annually. Often, library staff are not able to go through it all. But when library fellows come in to research their own interests, many unknown gems are exposed. This is what happened with a collection of military records and photos of a […]