Have you checked out A Passion for Pyle: The Paul Preston Davis Collection, a new digital exhibition from the Brandywine's Annenberg Research Center? Derived from an extensive collection of archival research materials related to artist Howard Pyle, the Davis Collection was created and donated by local collector and historian Paul Preston Davis. The following blog post, written by former Research Center Archivist, Eileen Fay, delves into the stories of Howard Pyle’s summer home at Rehoboth Beach, utilizing research materials found within the Davis Collection.Read More
Inspired by the Brandywine’s new special exhibition “Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War,” I wanted to make a craft that could merge Crawford’s multiple abstract languages—his loose, sketchy drawings and his hard-edge, geometric paintings. Handmade paper platonic solids seemed...