The Tarble Arts Center Shows 82 Years of Painting from the Collection

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artwork: Robert M. Root - "October In Illinois", 1923 - Oil on board - 14" x 18". -  Collection of the Tarble Arts Center


Charleston, IL.- The full range of oil and acrylic paintings found in the Tarble Arts Center’s permanent collection are presented in the Tarble’s summer exhibition. Titled “From the Collection: 82 Years of Painting”, the exhibition is on view now. Paintings in a wide variety of styles and approaches are presented – Midwest Impressionism, folk art, and different forms of abstract art and representational art, from forms of Cubism to Surrealism to Photo-Realism.  Subjects include landscapes, still lifes, portraits, even some barn paintings. The paintings date from 1927 to 2009.