Best Weekend of the Year

Friends, the best weekend of the year is upon us! Yes, Black Eyed Susan Day and Preakness tomorrow and Saturday!! In honor of spending two days at one of my most favorite places – Pimlico, below is Red Riders, a piece by one of my new favorite equestrian artists, Tyler Robertson. You can find him[…]

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Sporting Artist – Franklin Voss

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, then it’s probably no secret that I love sporting art. “Sporting art is a relatively modern term. It is traditionally understood to refer to a genre of art that encompasses country pursuits, predominantly in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The art documents the popular rural[…]

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Postcard Décor

This post will be the first of many regarding the Voss family, particularly renowned sporting art artist, Franklin Voss. I will give a variety of history regarding Franklin in another entry, but today I’m going to focus on one of his most famous portraits, Man o’ War as a Two-year Old. This piece was painted[…]

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Sporting Art Auction

“Keeneland Association and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington are again teaming to conduct the fourth annual Sporting Art Auction, to be held Monday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion. The 2016 collection features 175 high-quality lots representing fine sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture from renowned masters as well as[…]

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