Ewa Zebrowski‘s new book project takes a look at the quiet world of a master painter, revealing a sense of place, light, and New England sensibilities. Ewa’s wonderfullimited edition artist’s book titled, Finding Wyeth, captures images of the Olson House located on the Cushing Peninsula in Maine, where for 30 years Andrew Wyeth created over 300 paintings, including his famous painting, Christina’s World. The book comes in an edition of 20 and is available through Ewa: [email protected]
I walked in, went upstairs, and suddenly I was startled.
time some three decades (1939-1968), at the Olson House (which belongs to the Farnsworth Art Museum), on the Cushing Peninsula in Maine, talking, sketching, painting, finding inspiration.
Alvaro and Christina Olson, the bother and sister who lived there, became his friends. He used an upstairs room as his studio, where he painted over 300 paintings. It was the view from a third story window that inspired his well known/iconic painting, Christina’s World.
I visited the empty house during the summer of 2010, a house filled with tangible emotion and light. A house pregnant with stories and secrets.