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  • Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

    Chesterwood Opens Daily for Season on May 23

    NEWS RELEASE Highlights include “Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015”, artist-in-residence Roberley Bell’s “object a day” sculpture project, and “Chesterfest” new Americana music festival Stockbridge, Mass. (April 30, 2015) — Chesterwood, the former summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, America’s foremost sculptor of public monuments, announces its 2015 schedule of exhibitions, programs, and events. Chesterwood will open the first three weekends in May for one-hour guided tours only of the studio and residence at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., […]

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  • News Release: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2015

    News Release: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2015

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2015 Images available upon request   Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood 2015 Exhibition dates: Saturday May 23, 2015 through Monday October 12, 2015 Participants: 24 Boston Sculptors Gallery members and alumni Stockbridge, Mass. (May 23, 2015) – Twenty-four Boston Sculptors Gallery members and alumni are creating new site-specific sculptures and installations for Chesterwood, A Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, for the exhibition Boston Sculptors Gallery at Chesterwood, May – October, […]

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  • Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2014: Selected Works by Albert Paley, on view June 14 to October 13, 2014

    Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2014: Selected Works by Albert Paley, on view June 14 to October 13, 2014

    CSC 2014 features the large-scale abstract work of Albert Paley, one of the world’s most acclaimed and prolific sculptors.

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  • From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial: The Timeless Sculpture of Daniel Chester French

    From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial: The Timeless Sculpture of Daniel Chester French

    On View at Concord Museum in Concord, Mass. (October 11, 2013 – March 23, 2014)

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  • Exhibition: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2013

    Exhibition: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2013

    Featuring 31 artworks by 26 artists. Guest Juror: Glenn Harper, editor of Sculpture magazine.

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  • Exhibition: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2012

    Exhibition: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2012

    Our annual outdoor sculpture exhibition returns with Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 2012. Guest Curators: Cameron M. Shay, Director, Graham Gallery, New York, and Priscilla V. Caldwell, Director, D C Moore Gallery, Chelsea.

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  • VIDEO: Daniel Chester French: Sculpting an American Vision

    VIDEO: Daniel Chester French: Sculpting an American Vision

    This video was produced to illustrate the life and accomplishments of Daniel Chester French, through it we hope to provide a primer on this remarkable individual which will provide better context of why he built and resided at Chesterwood, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, for half of the year.

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  • VIDEO: Conversation with Leonda Froehlich Finke, CSC 2011 Guest Sculptor

    VIDEO: Conversation with Leonda Froehlich Finke, CSC 2011 Guest Sculptor

    Leonda Froehlich Finke lives and works in Roslyn, NY. Largely self-taught, she has been creating sculpture for more than 50 years. This conversation, conducted by Donna Hassler, Director of Chesterwood, was held on the piazza of the studio at Chesterwood during the summer of 2011.

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  • The Minute Man

    The Minute Man

    In the small town of Concord, Massachusetts, there stands one of the greatest icons of American art, dedicated one hundred years to the day after the Revolutionary War battle it commemorated. In 1872, a committee of citizens awarded a commission to create a monument commemorating the battle at the North Bridge to promising local sculptor Dan French (who was only 22 years old at the time). French, who had never executed a full-sized figure, jumped at the opportunity and agreed […]

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  • Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial

    When Daniel Chester French began his life as a sculptor, the most famous American public monuments were portrait figures and equestrian statues, installed in the rotundas of public buildings and in parks.  The Lincoln Memorial, executed at the end of his career, reflects the expansion of the role of both the artist and architect.  Both figures had become dramatists of the nation’s core meaning, its most basic values, commitments, and memories. Each year, over four million visitors make the pilgrimage to the Lincoln […]

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