"The place is startling even when you know it's coming. Part of the surprise stems from the location: the old and self assured village of Lenox, Massachusetts--the Berkshire Mountains summer seat of Gilded Age worthies who built estates..." CLICK HERE to read the full article.by writer Gregory Cerio and photographs by John Hall.
Highlights include “Find Your Creativity” with our simple techniques that connect art to your senses on every tour and in more depth on monthly Saturday workshops. Cubist masterpieces will be exhibited front and back and we will examine the artists' use of words as well as historical exhibition labels on their backs.
“See Their World”, the final digitizing of 16mm 1930’s travel films by artist George L.K. Morris are able to be viewed. France, Belgium, Holland, Korea and Japan are featured. June-August, Painting Demos every Friday at 11am with professional artists. Free with admission. Shades of Gris-July 15th @ 3pm with Emily Braun, leading art historian and curator of the Leonard Lauder Cubist Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She will reveal the stories the historic labels tell us. Click CONTINUE READING below for more information, specific names, times and dates.
After years of solar radiation, moisture, and the freeze/thaw cycle, the outdoor fresco painted by George L.K. Morris in the 1940's needed to be conserved. Cassie Myers, a conservator specializing in murals, is re-attaching the loose stucco which adheres to the base wall and is "in painting" the losses on the mural surfaces. She is retaining the integrity of the artwork in this painstaking process.
Vintage 1930's travel films, taken by the Berkshires' most creative couple. Click here to read the rest of the fabulous article and slideshow by Hilary Reid.