Edith Halpert by Charles Sheeler, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Inspiration: Edith Gregor Halpert & American Art

When I worked at the Phillips Collection in the late 80’s, I had the chance to be introduced to a number of major american artists. One of those was Jacob Lawrence. I became familiar with this work as a staff docent as well as museum guard.┬áHe was pleasant to all of the staff when the…