Painting Symbolist works in Divisionist style, he’s normally excluded from both movements, despite his success at the time.
How two people changed the history of painting in the twentieth century, and destroyed John Singer Sargent’s reputation.
Account of the creation of the world, and of Adam in God’s image. Illustrations by William Blake, Gustave Doré and John Martin.
Some of the greatest figurative artists including Botticelli, Titian, Poussin, Boucher, Ingres, Moreau, and Joseph Stella.
Why would an artist compose a painting to hide the face? Examples by Degas, Anders Zorn, John Singer Sargent and others. It’s our faces that make us human.
What has distinguished this year isn’t the pandemic, police murders, or Apple’s intransigence, but the complete intolerance which we are showing to one another.
Paintings of women covering their faces in embarrassment by Murillo, Gérôme, Corinth, and others.
It’s our faces, more than any other part of the body, that make us human. Paintings of veiled and masked faces by Pelez, Morelli and others.
One of the three great masters who took realist oil painting into the twentieth century: we commemorate the centenary of his death in August.
How one critic established the success of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, but set its landscape painters an impossible challenge.