Alexander Calder

Philadelphia born sculptor and printmaker, Alexander Calder was an innovator working with constructed metal and printmaking. He created the hanging mobile sculpture in the Abstract Expressionist manner and later, offered the stabile sculpture for large scale public art sites. Values for Calder works of art regularly reach the six figure mark. 

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Ranulph Bye

Dr. Lori discusses the works of Bucks County, PA artist, Ranulph Bye. Bye worked as a teacher and author, and accomplished watercolorist and painter capturing the Pennsylvania landscape through his works of art.

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Frank Alfred Bicknell

Frank Bicknell's background and career work associated with the Old Lyme, Connecticut artist colony figure prominently in assessing the value of his paintings in today's art market. Bicknell painted colorful landscapes in the American Impressionist circle of Hassam, DuMond, and Metcalf.

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Harry Bertoia

Harry Bertoia worked as a sculptor in constructed metal in the mid 1900s and produced large scale public sculptures worldwide. Bertoia's background, major works, and market impact are discussed.

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Romare Bearden

Dr. Lori focuses on the career work of Romare Bearden. Bearden is best known for his American scene paintings and works on paper (collages, silkscreens, prints) featuring depictions of Jazz musicians, and workers.

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Walter Emerson Baum

A Pennsylvania Impressionist and founder of the Allentown Art Museum, Dr. Lori highlights Baum's training at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, his teaching at the Baum School of Art, and his valuable paintings of landscapes.

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Picasso and African Art

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and other modern artists were influenced by the forms of African art. Totems, ceremonial objects, and masks from Africa were evident in the paintings and sculptures of some of Europe's and America's most important modern artists.

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