Virtual Exhibition

In July, the virtual exhibition of “Masterpieces of American painting” has begun with approximately 600 images and paintings of 59 American artists. In July, the virtual exhibition of “Masterpieces of American painting” has begun with approximately 600 images and paintings of 59 American artists. The exhibition focuses not on the ubiquitous icons of popular culture such as Warhol, Hopper, Pollock, but illuminates the American painting starting from the early colonial painting to the landscape paintings of the Hudson River School”, up to the beginning of modernism. The virtual exhibition of “Masterpieces of American painting” can now be visited under. More info: Match Group. Only when the United States went up after the second world war to a leader the American painting at the universities has become a theme. In the traditional understanding of civilization, the painting was an essential criterion for the development of a society. If, it is surprising that the first American painters, their Painting the world’s attention at the world exhibition in Paris presented, only reaped scorn. While the Americans had discovered the painting just for themselves, Europe was long since forfeited Historicism.

“Wrongly, Europe knew at the top of the international avant-garde: while in 1920 the first French Impressionists in the forests on the outskirts of Paris, to the plein air” to invent this technique with American painters of the Hudson River School, such as Frederic Edwin Church and Albert Bierstadt, was already long uzo. Another advantage of American painting of this period was that all landscapes were completely new and exciting motifs. While images and paintings la already abundantly used were “the chalk cliffs on Rugen” or “Wanderer above the sea of fog” a, offered the appearance of Niagara falls or the jungle in the southern States new impressions of nature. This unique selling propositions, despite America until many years later with the advent of the Abstract expressionism, to step out of the artistic shadow of Europe. (Source: Wolfe Herd). A detailed artist and Museum index with biographies of the most important artists and image directories through the virtual exhibition. All images of the exhibition “Masterpieces of American painting” can be ordered from as a replica of the painting, art print on canvas or poster in the Museum shop.