In­dus­trial Sublime: Mod­ernism and the Trans­for­ma­tion of New York’s Rivers, 1900-1940

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Rapid Amer­i­can in­dus­tri­al­iza­tion thrived on New York’s wind­ing wa­ter­front in the early 20th century, and so did the Amer­i­can artists who painted these boom­ing businesses: Ge­orge Bel­lows, Robert Henri, John Sloan, Ge­or­gia O’Keeffe. The Nor­ton’s new show of 60 paint­ings fea­tures land­scapes de­pict­ing the sky­scrapers, pas­sen­ger ocean lin­ers and bridges that came to dom­i­nate the New York sky­line in the first four decades of the century. When: Through June 22; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues­day, Wed­nes­day, Fri­day and Satur­day; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thurs­day; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun­day Where: Nor­ton Mu­seum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach Cost: $12, $5 for stu­dents Con­tact: 561-832-5196 or Nor­ton.org

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