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This is not your father’s realism

Andrew Wyeth was almost the only realist painter to overcome the 20th century. He started his career at the venerable and modest Macbeth Gallery, where his work was priced at $300-600. By 1959, his work was pulling as much as $100,000. Wyeth’s prices continued to rise rapidly until the 1980s, when he withdrew entirely from […]