May 29 through October 3, 2021
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
November 6, 2021 through January 31, 2022
Published by the Peabody Essex Museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the University of Arkansas Press, a related publication,highlights American art historical and cultural traditions associated with the sea, deepening our understanding of it as a symbol of American ambition, opportunity, and invention. Edited by Daniel Finamore, PEM’s Associate Director — Exhibitions and The Russell W. Knight Curator of Maritime Art and History, and Austen Barron Bailly, Chief Curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, this 240-page book includes more than 120 images, featuring fascinating historical paintings alongside works by major modern and contemporary artists. With contributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Mindy N. Besaw, Sarah N. Chasse, Daniel Finamore, and George H. Schwartz.