by Madison V. Fisler
Oct. 29, 2013. This is the last week to view 80 impressionist and realist paintings and one bronze sculpture that have graced the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum since May. The exhibit finds its final week this week before the end of the exhibition on Nov. 2.
The pieces come from the collections of Welborn and Patty Alexander; Mary Bost and Michael Gray; Charlie Murray and a friend of the Museum.
The exhibition features various famous artists such as Charles Gruppe, Anthony Thieme, William Lester Stevens, Otis Cook, James McNeill Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Childe Hassam, Frederick Frieseke and Max Kuehne among many others, who were prominent art figures in the