Over the past two years, in preparation for the exhibition The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America’s Oldest Continuous Art Colony 1899-2011 now on view at the New Britain Museum of American Art, we have compiled a list of online interactives and research materials that are both entertaining and educational. The games, videos, and additional resources pertaining to the Provincetown art colony are listed here and provide information related to the community and its artists. Enjoy!
-Spotlight on the American artist Childe Hassam – perfect for kids!
-Experiment with color combinations of Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe
-Quiz your knowledge of the “Irascibles” using the iconographic image produced by Life Magazine
– “Be” Jackson Pollock and create action paintings!
-Hans Hofmann’s push pull theory is put to the test as the viewer experiments with Hofmann’s method
-Hans Hofmann’s influence as a teacher as expressed by students
– Provincetown as a community and its impact on artists
-Interview with the artist Robert Motherwell
-Exploration of the technique of Franz Kline; links to other videos related to Mark Rothko and others
-Video comparison of historic Provincetown (as seen through the eyes of Edward Hopper) and its present-day landscape
-Silent film produced in 1932 as a biographical sketch of Childe Hassam’s career and life
-Gallery talk focused on artist Selina Trieff with links to other artists who exhibited at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum
-Interview with Will Barnet
-Registry of artists who visited the art colony
-Street-by-street architectural guide of Provincetown
-Digitized images of historical Provincetown documents
-A go-to guide for all things related to visiting Provincetown including dining and shopping suggestions
-Digitized Provincetown newspaper articles from the Provincetown Advocate, Provincetown News, Provincetown Banner, Provincetown Beacon, and New Beacon
The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America’s Oldest Continuous Art Colony 1899-2011 is on view until October 15, 2011. Please see our Calendar for a full schedule of related events.