3 generations worth of art in New York

June 20, 2011 2:39:35 PM PDT
For three generations, they have dazzled the world with their art.

The surviving artist, now 89-years-old learned his craft from his father who had also learned from his father.

Now for a limited engagement, you can see their creations.

"From the time I was a child, my father encouraged me to draw and paint until now, I call this my last horaah," said Arthur Wiggins.

Wiggins shows no sign of slowing down.

January on Wall Street, Snowy Weather at the Metropolitan, his oils are praise by critics but to understand his story, you have to delve deep into his past.

His late father, Guy Carlton Wiggins, known as the last great American Impressionist, created this watercolor when he was 4.

Years later, from the White House lawn, he proudly painted a piece that hung in President Eisenhower's office.

Go back one more generation and you'll uncover the highly acclaimed works of John Carlton Wiggins, his grandfather.

LINK: www.guywiggins.com

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