Demuth Museum Opens Chasing Inspiration The Art of the Newswangers

The Demuth Museum presents Chasing Inspiration: The Art of the Newswangers. On view September 2 – November 27, 2011.

Featuring the work of Lancaster County artists Kiehl and Christian Newswanger, this exhibition (and accompanying catalogue) emphasizes the artistic training each received and how their travels influenced their shared artistic output. This exhibit highlights the works completed by each individual artist as well as their artistically shared works. Primarily focused on the Amish, the exhibit will also feature works from their circus period.

Image: Kiehl Newswanger, Portrait of a Woman, 1925, oil on canvas, 25 ¼ x 19 ¼ in., Collection of Thomas Hills Cook, Courtesy The Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA.

The Demuth Museum is dedicated to developing awareness, understanding and appreciation of the artwork and legacy of Charles Demuth, renowned American modernist painter and his family’s contributions to the Lancaster community. The Demuth Museum strives to engage and inspire a diverse range of audiences by pursuing an innovative program of exhibitions, education, scholarship and collections activities.

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