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Wyeth's world opening for first time to the public; tours starting at late artist's Pa. studio
CHADDS FORD, Pa. (AP) ' For the first time, art lovers can venture into the private world of the late artist Andrew Wyeth.
Starting July 3, Wyeth's studio in in Pennsylvania's picturesque Brandywine Valley will be open to the public for a handful of tours each day.
Shuttle buses will transport a maximum of 14 people for the short ride from the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford to the studio for each tour. Timed tickets can be purchased starting June 1.
Andrew and Betsy Wyeth lived there from their marriage in 1940 until 1961. After that, Wyeth kept the place as his studio and created thousands paintings, drawings and watercolors there. The family also spent many summers in Maine.
After Wyeth's death in 2009, his wife donated the studio to the museum.