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J. Alden Weir, Midday Rest in New England, 1897. Oil on canvas, 39 5/8 x 50 3/8 in. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Gift of Isaac H. Clothier, Edward H. Coates, Dr. Francis W. Lewis, Robert C. Ogden, and Joseph G. Rosengarten, 1898.9

Back to the Garden

The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920, an exhibition of “vital naturalism,” now on view at the Florence Griswold Museum



Just what is it about Nicole Eisenman’s work that opened the doors of the Whitney and the New Museum? Why is her work “culturally significant” and the work of generations of figurative painters not?