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Art: The Old Lady of Eagle Bridge

At Washington's National Gallery, a primitive revisited Primitives are the kittens of art; they stand for a kind of sweet, prelapsarian innocence that culture,...

Art: Grandma Goes to Europe

Vienna's tiny Neue Galerie was bright last week with crude, cheery pictures of U.S. farm life, New York State style. The paintings were the work of 89-year-old...

Art: Grandma Explains

Why did I start to paint in my old age?, well to tell the truth, I had neuritus and artheritus so bad I could, do but little work, but had to keep busy to pass...

Art: Grandma's Imaginings

In her steel-rimmed glasses and beaded chiffon dress, the little old lady looked like a tintype grandmother. Her birdlike, smiling face was framed in a white...

Art: Presents from Grandma

(See Cover) In the sunny front room of a trim ranch house in Upper New York State, a sprightly little old lady sat working one day last week, an array of...

Art: Grandma Moses

Eagle Bridge, N. Y. (pop. 300) nestles on the hard western slope of Vermont's Green Mountains just where they roll over the New York border. There 13 years ago...

Art: The Old-Timey One

The paintings on display in the drugstore window in the town of Hoosick Falls, N.Y., were as bright as a calico dress, gay as an old-fashioned quilt—bustling...

Letters, Jan. 18, 1954

Hand to Mouth Sir: Indeed, I admire President Eisenhower. But I was surprised to see the President's hand over little David's mouth [Jan. 4]. In front of a...

Outside the Lines.

American Artists don't have to be licensed — a good thing, that — but they do tend to be credentialed. The art world is bristling with degrees from Yale and Cal...

Careers: Catching Their Second Wind

You've got to love late bloomers. Knowing that Grandma Moses first picked up a paintbrush at 76 or that Ray Kroc launched the world's largest fast-food chain at...

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