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Art Up Close on WGBH

Posted: 7/17/15

Art Up Close: John Sloan Gloucester Days At The Cape Ann Museum

By Amanda Kersey & Emily Wishingrad

Through this fall, the Cape Ann Museum has on view some of John Sloan's most vibrant oil paintings, from his five consecutive summers in Gloucester. There, between 1914 and 1918, he applied the European modernist approaches to painting he saw at the 1913 Armory Show in New York. And he turned his attention away from dark street scenes and toward the purples and yellows of the New England landscape and sea.

Curator Martha Oaks took WGBH on a tour of the exhibition, "John Sloan Gloucester Days."  Listen to her talk about four of the 30-some individual works by playing the audio right below the images. 

Listen to the interview with CAM curator Martha Oaks here.