The Portland Museum of Art’s Winslow Homer Studio is the Inspiration for J.Crew’s Spring 2011 Men’s Collection

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PORTLAND, ME.- The Portland Museum of Art’s Winslow Homer Studio is the inspiration for J.Crew’s Spring 2011 Men’s Collection. The Museum’s catalogue for the exhibition Winslow Homer and the Poetics of Place, designed by Daniel Pepice and authored by Museum Chief Curator Thomas Denenberg, and the Museum’s Homer painting Weatherbeaten are featured in a promotional video on J.Crew’s website for the spring collection. The http://www.jcrew.com/mens_feature/presentation.jsp To research the spring men’s line, J.Crew Head of Men’s design Frank Muytjens took his team to the Winslow Homer Studio, where this 19th-century American artist painted his famous images of the coast of Maine. In the promotional video, Muytjens states that he was influenced by “the beautiful watercolors by Winslow Homer of the Maine coast where you can see all the different hues of the oce