4 Jul 2015

Message in a Bottle- Nantucket Version

Cavalier Gallery presents, Message in a Bottle, a special exhibition guest curated by Lori Zimmer of Art Nerd New York. This group show will be exhibited in our Nantucket gallery from July 3rd to July 21st, 2015, with an opening reception on Thursday, July 3rd from 5-7pm. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Art Nerd, Lori Zimmer brings her curatorial eye to explore this romantic tradition of hoping for the sea and destiny to deliver a love

2 Sep 2012

George Hearts Maria

In 1785 Prince George of Wales fell in love with Maria Fitzherbert, a commoner. Because their love was forbidden, they each had miniatures of their eyes painted for one another, so that they could look deep into them always- without fear of being caught by the royal family. Although he officially married another, he was buried with his token of Maria around his neck. Eye miniatures, or Lover’s Eyes, stayed popular through Victorian times, before