A new show at the Shelburne
Museum features three generations of one of the most influential families in
modern American Art.
Vertigo" collection showcases works from three generations of Wyeths--
N.C., Andrew and Jamie.
The idea for the exhibit
was sparked by a painting the museum owns called "Soaring" by Andrew
Wyeth. It features an overhead view of a bird looking down. The curators
realized that all three generations of Wyeths often use extreme perspectives in
their work and decided to gather 36 pieces of art that show those dramatic
Museum: This whole way of looking askance, askew at the world, is something the
Wyeths really gave America in the 20th century.
Reporter Kristin Carlson:
It sounds like people were ahead of the art critics, because people all along
thought this was interesting.
Tom Denenberg: Exactly.
Popular acclaim has always been with the Wyeths and here we are at a moment
where critical acclaim is being paid for them and it's pretty exciting.
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