Art Watch: Stop, look and listen when it comes to Andrew Wyeth

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times As most of Chester County knows by now, July 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist Andrew Wyeth, which is being celebrated locally in an exceptional exhibit at The Brandywine River Museum of Art, “Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect.” The Brandywine River Museum of Art offers an opportunity to see over 100 works by Andrew Wyeth, created...

U.S. Postal Service honors Wyeth with new stamp series

PENNSBURY — Andrew Wyeth, one of the most prominent artists of the 20th-century — whose realistic style defied artistic trends — was commemorated today on his birth centennial with the issuance of 12 Forever stamps highlighting his paintings. The Andrew Wyeth Forever stamps were dedicated in his home town of Pennsbury, at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. The public is asked to share the...

Art Watch: Reflections throughout the Brandywine Valley

Editor’s Note: Our regular Art Watch Columnist, Lele Galer is taking a well-deserved week off. Filling in for her this week is Caroline Roosevelt, a Chester County resident and experienced arts writer. Lele will return next week. By Caroline Roosevelt, Special To The Times Laura Ducceschi’s ‘The Pier’ at the Wayne Art Center as part of Reflections Through The Lens The Chester...

What To Do: Get revved up for Auto Show

Also: Wyeth on display & will Phil see his shadow? By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Whether you’re a die-hard automobile fan, someone considering buying a new auto or just a person with a casual interest in modern vehicles, you should definitely consider visiting the 2016 Philadelphia International Auto Show which is running from January 30-February 7 at the Pennsylvania Convention...

Art Watch: A master of abstraction

Also: Book signing features Robert Jackson By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Start your art weekend off Friday in West Chester with a visit to Church Street Gallery’s “Master of Abstraction” exhibit. Friday January 29 at 5pm, the gallery will have an opening reception for artist Alan Soffer‘s latest collection of abstract acrylic and encaustic paintings. Beautiful arrangements...

Wyeth studio designated as landmark

Andrew Wyeth’s Chadds Ford studio, where he painted for nearly a half century, was designation as a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service, Monday. CHADDS FORD — The studio of legendary local artist Andrew Wyeth was named as a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service, Monday. This designation for the studio follows that of the two other properties owned and...

Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show dazzles again

Organizers express thanks to patrons, participants, volunteers who make it possible The smiling, tuxedoed waiter is Unionville Supt. John C. Sanville, who served hors d’oeuvres during the Friday night portion of the 2014 Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show. Organizers of the 65th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show want to thank everyone who made the popular event another huge success. On...

Popular art fund-raiser draws on Wyeth legacy

Annual sale at Chadds Ford Elementary poised to celebrate 65th year in style  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Artist Shawn Faust (left) displays “Mother’s Day,” the painting he donated to the 65th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale and Show, as co-chairs Frances Galvin and Lynda Nadin (right) hold “Along the Brandywine” with featured artist J. Wayne Bystrom. You...