Oil Painting: Work by Ralph Albert Blakelock at the National Academy Museum

0808blakeexhib1_600x434_3 The goal of this exhibition at the National Academy Museum, in New York City, is to dispel the image of Ralph Albert Blakelock as a “mad genius,” by demonstrating the value of his work and its influence on modern and contemporary artists.

The Unknown Blakelock
October 2, 2008 through January 4, 2009
National Academy Museum
New York, New York
(212) 369-4880

The goal of this exhibition at the National Academy Museum, in New York City, is to dispel the image of Ralph Albert Blakelock as a “mad genius,” by demonstrating the value of his work and its influence on modern and contemporary artists. Loans from major museums across the country, such as The Corcoran Gallery of Art, and Smithsonian Museum of American Art, both in Washington, DC, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City, as well as loans from private collections from throughout the country, present a comprehensive view of the breadth and variety of the artist’s work.

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Moonlight
1886–1895, oil, 28 1/16 x 37 1/16. Collection The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
Woodland Brook
1880s–1890s, oil, 16 x 24. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York.

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