Em 1825 em NY os norte americanos fundavam este espaço dedicado a arte…
The National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, founded in New York City as the National Academy of Design – known simply as the “National Academy” – is an honorary association of American artists founded in 1825 by Samuel F. B. Morse, Asher B. Durand, Thomas Cole, Martin E. Thompson, and others “to promote the fine arts in America through instruction and exhibition.” Its museum houses a public collection of over five thousand works of nineteenth and twentieth century American art. The Academy was
The Academy has had several homes over the years. Notable among them was a building built during 1863-1865, designed by architect F. B. Wight in Venetian Gothic style, which was modeled on the Doge’s Palace in Venice. Another locale was at West 109th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan. Since 1942 the academy has occupied a mansion that was the former home of sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington and Archer Milton Huntington at Fifth Avenue and Eighty-ninth Street.
The school offers studio instruction, master classes, intensive critiques, various workshops, and lunchtime lectures.
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