ROCKPORT ART ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES MAJOR EXHIBITION: ROCKPORT, Mass., September 12, 2008 -- The Rockport Art Association, in partnership with the Spanierman Gallery, LLC, of New York, is pleased to announce an important upcoming exhibition, “Emile A. Gr
addition to the gallery talk by Charles Movalli the night of the opening, the association will schedule additional gallery talks by local artists. Call or check the RAA’s website to find dates and times.
About The Rockport Art Association
Founded in 1921 as an artist cooperative and social gathering place for artists and art lovers, the RAA is one of the oldest and most active art organizations in the country. In 1929, the Rockport Art Association found its permanent home at the historic Old Tavern building, 12 Main Street, Rockport, Massachusetts. It now encompasses three buildings, with over 3,000 square feet of beautiful galleries and teaching facilities. Its mission is to promote the art of Cape Ann, past and present, through exhibitions and education. It also regularly exhibits its impressive museum collection, and has published four books on Cape Ann artists. The Association currently includes approximately 250 juried artist and photography members, and over 800 contributing members. More information may be found at www.rockportartassn.org.
About the Spanierman Gallery, LLC
For more than half a century, Spanierman Gallery, LLC, has been dedicated to dealing in the finest nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American art. Located at 45 East 58th Street in New York City, the gallery features 12,000 square feet of space and presents exhibitions of the highest quality including works on loan from museums and private collections. The gallery is distinguished for its scholarship and actively supports research in American art. More information may be found at www.spanierman.com.
Emile A. Gruppé, 1896-1976 exhibition catalog by Carol Lowrey, Spanierman Gallery, LLC., July 2008; The Gruppé Gallery website (www.GruppéGallery.com); 300 Years of American Art by Michael David Zellman, Plein Air Magazine, September 2005; AskArt (www.askart.com) for biographical information on all three artists.