Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee

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Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee Exhibition Overview

Simple Pleasures: The Art of Doris Lee presents the first major critical assessment of works by the artist Doris Lee (1905 – 1983). Lee was one of the most recognized artists in the country during the 1930s and 1940s, and was a leading figure in the Woodstock art colony. In response to the rise of … Continued

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Art Making Activity: Relief Style Cut-Out Art

Enjoy this art making activity created for you by the Museum’s Studio Programs Coordinator Michael Carsone! Read on for Michael’s explanation behind the inspiration for the project and his step-by-step instructions. During the better part of 2020 and now almost through 2021, my daughter and I have found many maker projects to create. One of … Continued

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Dive into Dorothy Lauer Davids’ The Swimming Pool

  In The Swimming Pool, Davids depicts the end of an idyllic summer day at a swimming pool in a rural area, shown by the rolling hills dotted with the occasional house in the background. Interestingly, many of the figures are faceless, lending an air of an anonymity to the vignette, that this could be … Continued

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