Gary Erbe: 50 Year Retrospective’ brings ultra-realistic edge to paintings

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PUBLICATION: Reading Eagle WRITTEN BY BY RON SCHIRA, READING EAGLE CORRESPONDENT   READING, PA — “Gary Erbe: 50 Year Retrospective,” viewing through Aug. 5 at the Reading Public Museum, is a national exhibition touring throughout 2018. It also has made its way through the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, and the Brinton Museum … Continued

Masters of Illusion: The Legacy of John F. Peto

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PUBLICATION: The Patch Morven is pleased to partner with the John F. Peto Studio Museum,  to present a new look at trompe l’oeilart in New Jersey.  Trompe l’oeil, pronounced “tromp loi,” is a French phrase meaning “to deceive the eye,” which is used to describe paintings that create the illusion of a three dimensional sc VISIT … Continued

Pennsylvania Artists Have Long Been in the Limelight

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PUBLICATION: Trib Live Pennsylvania may not be home to a major art market like New York City, but, nevertheless, many famous artists have hailed from the state. One need look no further than Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), who is one of the best-known American painters of the mid-20th century. This realist painter used scenes in and … Continued

John F. Peto: Island Heights’ trompe l’oeil painter.

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PUBLICATION: Design NJ John Frederick Peto, a 19th-century still life painter, never had a single exhibit in his lifetime. He lived quietly, he made quiet paintings and, when he died in 1907, the art world took little notice. Ironically, Peto’s obscurity has made him more accessible to art lovers today. A famous cosmopolitan painter might … Continued