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William Merritt Chase: A Life in Art

at Parrish Art Museum, TheThu Oct 31
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Parrish Art Museum, The

279 Montauk Hwy.
Water Mill NY , 11976 (map)

Tel: 631-283-2118

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Date & Time

11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
 

Ticket Info: 631-283-2118; http://www.parrishart.org

Cost:    Included in admission

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William Merritt Chase: A Life in Art

William Merritt Chase first came to paint in the Shinnecock Hills in 1891, at the invitation of two civic-minded Southamptonites who proposed opening a summer art academy based on the plein-air schools then popular in Europe. His own schooling at Munich's Royal Academy and a decade spent traveling abroad made ...


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William Merritt Chase first came to paint in the Shinnecock Hills in 1891, at the invitation of two civic-minded Southamptonites who proposed opening a summer art academy based on the plein-air schools then popular in Europe. His own schooling at Munich's Royal Academy and a decade spent traveling abroad made Chase one of the most worldly and sophisticated American painters and the most renowned teacher of his day--the logical choice to become founding director of the Shinnecock Hills Summer School of Art.
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