A Big Hello to Herman (Maril)

Well known for his landscapes, a palette of cool blues and warm, sunny yellows and whimsical birds, make the “The Patriarch” is a particularly cheerful example of Maril’s signature style (lot 1003). Previously part of the private collection and estate of Baltimore artist and patron, Phyllis Zheutlin, and on view at C. Grimaldis Gallery, Alex […]

September 5, 2019

Building an Inclusive Collection with Alex Cooper

It is impossible to miss the long overdue movement among cultural institutions as they move away from ignoring artists of color and their enormous contributions to finally giving these artists the exposure and accolades they well deserve. Here in Baltimore, we are proud of the revised mission of the Baltimore Museum of Art to dedicate […]

September 3, 2019

Art Conversations | Protecting Your Fine Art

Art Conversations: Protecting Your Fine Art with Ann Gonya, CAPI, CIC. I recently spent an afternoon with Ann Gonya, Vice President at Maury Donnelly & Parr Insurance, discussing the importance of insuring one’s art investments.  As a seasoned insurer of art collections, she had a wealth of information to share on why you need the […]

July 25, 2019

Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery: Pioneer, Advocate, Artist & Curator

“Through art we can have a better understanding of each other.”   Evangeline J. Montgomery. Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery was born in New York in 1933.  She has had a life-long career in art, arts advocacy and curation.   Following a move to California in 1954, she began studying art at Los Angeles City College and received a […]

January 15, 2019

Mad About Modern Art

When we talk about Modern Art, we are referencing the period of art that extends from the 1860’s into the 1970’s.  Modern Art is art that moved away from the stylistic traditions of the past into a phase of true experimentation.  When we see an abstract painting today it is not shocking as we have […]

June 12, 2018