George Bellows: New York’s Great Realist Painter

A century ago, George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) was one of America’s leading artists. He had risen quickly–from star baseball player and illustrator of the student yearbook at Ohio State University to “the apotheosis of the 100 per cent American artist.” Without waiting to graduate from OSU, Bellows set out for New York City and fell … Read more

August Birthdays

In celebrating some of Green-Wood’s most inspiring, influential and infamous permanent residents, the Green-Wood Historic Fund is putting the August Birthday spotlight on some fascinating people who helped changed the American political, cultural and scientific landscape of the 19th and 20th centuries. Key among the Green-Wood residents whose birthdays fall in August are 19th century … Read more