Texas Impressionism: Branding with Brushstroke and Color, 1885-1935 is now on exhibit at the Tyler Museum of Art through May 26. Drawn from public and private collections, including works from the TMA’s Permanent Collection, the exhibition features more than 100 Texas Impressionist works by more than 60 different artists, including Robert Julian Onderdonk, Frank Reaugh, E.G. Eisenlohr and Porfirio Salinas.
Texas Impressionism presents a rare opportunity to see how Texas artists around the turn of the 20th century created their own style influenced by European painters. It features landscapes and urban scenes capturing the magnificence of Texas executed in the Impressionist style from 1885 through 1935.
The works in the exhibition, painted by both native Texans and those who moved to the area, illustrate the Lone Star State at the turn of the century. From the beaches of the Gulf Coast to the rolling plains of the Panhandle, the paintings offer unique