Bo Bartlett, The Present, 2003, Oil on linen, 39 1/4 x 37 inches

Somerville Manning Featured in Top 5 Booths at Seattle Art Fair

Delaware’s Somerville Manning Gallery will be returning to the fair for the second year with a mix of figurative works by a multigenerational set of American painters, among them the legendary realist Andrew Wyeth, whose work will be hung alongside paintings by his son, Jamie Wyeth. (An artistic family, Andrew Wyeth’s father was the famed illustrator N.C. Wyeth.) In keeping with this realist thread, the gallery will also be showing Bo Bartlett‘s uncanny depictions of figures set in isolated landscapes—in their airtight and almost eerie sensibility, these works call to mind a cross between BalthusEdward Hopper, and Grant Wood.

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