exhibition, Studio Window: The Prints of Grace Martin Taylor, closes on
Thursday, December 15. It’s been open since September 16, at the Deem Print
Gallery of the West Virginia University Art Museum, Morgantown.
A gift of
the artist’s daughter, Lucie Mellert, the University is fortunate to have an
entire set of the artist’s prints, including many white-line woodcuts, and is
showing the complete collection. It is such a rare opportunity to see an
artist’s total oeuvre (more than 50 pieces) and these are so lovely besides.
(1903-1995), who eventually spent twenty-eight summers in Provincetown, learned
printmaking from her cousin, the artist Blanche Lazzell. Taylor attended the
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with Arthur Carles and later studied with
both Hans Hofmann and Emil Bisttram. Taylor herself taught for forty years, at
what is now the University of Charleston, West Virginia.
to AL for alerting us to this terrific show.
our pastel drawing (Town View), about 1935. It’s a beauty (and pretty large at
17 x 24 inches) but does have condition issues.
The Susan Teller Gallery began in 1988. In March, 2015, we made the move to private dealership.
The focus of the gallery is American paintings, prints, and unique works on paper, of the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, including the New Deal-WPA Era, Urban and Industrial Realism, Modernism, and Surrealism.