{ "objects" : [ { "embark_ID" : 3249, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/3249", "Disp_Access_No" : "94-P-405", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1994", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1994", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1994", "Disp_Title" : "Misty Morning (North Carolina)", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Richard J. Watson", "Sort_Artist" : "Watson, Richard J.", "Disp_Dimen" : "11 1/2 x 10 1/8 in. (29.2 x 25.7 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "11 1/2 in.", "Disp_Width" : "10 1/8 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "Window Opening", "Medium" : "Oil", "Support" : "panel", "Disp_Medium" : "Oil on panel", "Info_Page_Comm" : "Gallery Label: Born in a rural area of North Carolina, Watson studied at the Fleisher Art Memorial and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). He has worked at the African American Museum in Philadelphia for many years, most recently as Exhibitions Manager and Artist-in-Residence. In 1983, Watson became a member of Recherché, a Philadelphia exhibition group dedicated to showing the diversity of work by African American artists, inclusive of both representational and abstract art. He has painted murals at various institutions, such as the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia, which reflect his concern for social justice issues in an urban environment. This painting suggests the artist’s development from representational work to a more abstract personal style evoking feelings and memories.", "Dedication" : "Purchased with funds provided by the Art Angels", "Copyright_Type" : "Artwork © the artist or artist's estate", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "PAINTINGS", "Creation_Place2" : "", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/94-P-405.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/94-P-405.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/94-P-405.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/94-P-405.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "265", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] },{ "embark_ID" : 3226, "URL" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Objects-1/info/3226", "Disp_Access_No" : "94-D-357", "_AccNumSort1" : "", "Disp_Create_DT" : "1992", "_Disp_Start_Dat" : "1992", "_Disp_End_Date" : "1992", "Disp_Title" : "Midnight Serenade", "Alt_Title" : "", "Obj_Title" : "", "Series_Title" : "", "Disp_Maker_1" : "Richard J. Watson", "Sort_Artist" : "Watson, Richard J.", "Disp_Dimen" : "10 x 6 in. (25.4 x 15.2 cm)", "Disp_Height" : "10 in.", "Disp_Width" : "6 in.", "Dimen_Extent" : "Sheet", "Medium" : "Acrylic and watercolor", "Support" : "paper", "Disp_Medium" : "Acrylic and watercolor on paper", "Info_Page_Comm" : "<SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size:10pt">Label from</SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size:10pt;font-style:italic;color:#222222"> American Originals: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collectio</SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size:10pt;color:#222222">n</SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size:10pt;font-weight:bold;color:#222222">, </SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size:10pt">La Salle University Art Museum, </SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size:10pt;color:#222222">December 16, 2015 through March 4, 2016:<BR/><BR/></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size:10pt">Born in a rural area of North Carolina, Watson studied at the Fleisher Art Memorial and PAFA. He has worked at the African American Museum in Philadelphia for many years, most recently as Exhibitions Manager and Artist in Residence. In 1983, Watson became a member of Recherché, a Philadelphia exhibition group dedicated to showing the diversity of work by African-American artists, inclusive of both representational and abstract art. This work is representative of Watson’s imagination and creativity in his abstract painterly rendering of a moonlit landscape awash with color.<BR/></SPAN></SPAN>", "Dedication" : "Purchased with funds provided by the Art Angels", "Copyright_Type" : "Artwork © the artist or artist's estate", "Disp_Obj_Type" : "DRAWINGS", "Creation_Place2" : "", "Department" : "", "Obj_Name" : "", "Period" : "", "Style" : "", "Edition" : "", "Curator" : "", "Images": [ { "ImagePath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/images/94-D-357.jpg", "ThumbnailPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Thumbnails/94-D-357.jpg", "PreviewPath" : "https://webkiosk.gallerysystems.com/Media/Previews/94-D-357.jpg", "IIIF_URL": "http://iiif.gallerysystems.com/94-D-357.jpg", "IsPrimary" : "1", "_SurrogateID" : "1552", "Image_Type" : "", "Photo_Credit" : "", "Remarks" : "", "View" : "" } , ] }, ] }