Election Day in the Collection

Lee Gatch was born in Maryland and attended Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where one of his instructors was John Sloan. In his paintings, Gatch wanted to combine design and color with the natural, abstraction with the representational. In Three Candidates for Election (1948), warm oranges and yellows on the right side of […]

Drawing Political Opinion

A small gallery on the top floor of the house features the work of HonorĂ© Daumier and Patrick Oliphant. It is a small display–four works by Daumier and five by Oliphant–and will be on view through the Presidential Inauguration in 2013. Oliphant earned the ire of more than a few of those in power with his […]