The American Art Union   Gathering funds by subscriptions, the Union purchased and then redistributed paintings and engravings, creating a structure that made high art accessible to the middle class. from Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (The History of New York City) The Panic of 1837 had disrupted Manhattan’s patronage system. Cole, Sully, and […]


NEW PAINTINGS 20 Bay Street Landing, Apt. 3K Staten Island, NY 10301 Saturday, May 11, 2013 Noon through 5 p.m. 718-356-5314 (a few short blocks from the ferry in Staten Island’s Arts District) Please have security office (entrance) call in your visit! Welcome, ASCA Friends!