Painters Paintings John Sloan (1871-1951): Travelling Carnival, Santa Fe, 1924, oil on canvas, 76.5…
Painters Work John Sloan (1871-1951): Travelling Carnival, Santa Fe, 1924, oil on canvas, 76.5 x 91.6 cm. (30 1/eight x 36 1/eight in.), Smithsonian American Artwork Museum, Washington DC . .
Sloan’s topics are voyeuristic, a spectator of the human dramas he glimpsed within the streets and tenements of New York.
The artist additionally discovered themes to depict in varied different cities, cities of US like a vivid scene of a travelling carnival in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
As Duncan Phillips famous Sloan was a “…sympathetic and understanding observer of sophistication consciousness, crowd psychology and the bitter ironies of life.” Considered one of America’s most revered artists in his later years, Sloan continued to color, etch, and experiment with new printing methods, till his loss of life in 1951.