Max Mason: Painting the Game

The Butler Institute of American Art 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown

Exhibition: June 13 – September 5, 2021 The paintings of Max Mason are impressive on a variety of levels. He is a masterful draughtsman who can lay down paint in the manner of the old masters. Staying with the magical theme of baseball he presents a virtual clinic on composition and color usage. In a museum filled […]

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Francie Lyshak: Precarious Visions

The Butler Institute of American Art 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown

Throughout the history of art, but especially in the last 150 years or so, there have been numerous painters whose works have been either inspired by dreams or carry a dreamlike resonance. One thinks of French Symbolists like Gustave Moreau or the fiercely original Henri Rousseau or any number of Surrealists who claimed to be […]