Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009)

"Wind From the Sea" by Andrew Wyeth
"Wind From the Sea" by Andrew Wyeth

Here is one of my favorites from the American master who died last week. The New York Times obituary could scarcely manage a compliment to Wyeth without copious references to how polarizing he was in the art world. For some reason, art that is unselfconsciously American has no legitimacy in those circles.

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