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Mahonri Young: Newly Discovered Works by a Heavyweight

  • By Micah Christensen
Mahonri Young: Newly Discovered Works by a Heavyweight
These newly found works illuminate a hitherto-unrepresented episode. The artworks date to the summer of 1929, a few months after Young had returned from Europe and after a series of successful shows in the United States. Young was invited to the Twentieth Century Fox Studio to collaborate on the film Seven Faces (1929). Over six weeks in Los Angeles, Young worked by day at the film studio and by night sketching amateur and professional boxers at the famed Main Street Club, where Jack Dempsey, John Silver, Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino, Henry Huntington, and Douglas Fairbanks met to socialize and spar. These scenes capture Young’s enormous arsenal at the height of his career.
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Préparation pour dîner by JT Harwood

  • By Eric Biggart
Préparation pour dîner by JT Harwood

To fully understand the weight of the work Préparation pour dîner by JT Harwood (American, 1860-1940), you first need to step back a few years when a group of artists persuaded leaders...

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Minerva Teichert & Robert Henri

  • By Eric Biggart
Minerva Teichert & Robert Henri

Recently we acquired three works from the well-regarded artist Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert (American, 1888-1976) which help tell an interesting story of one of the West's greatest figurative artists, and her deep connection to...

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