Moreau is often claimed as a ‘father of Symbolism’, or even a Symbolist. A detailed look at his first great success at the Salon: is it regular narrative or symbolist?
Thirteen bays of four small frescoes each telling the Old Testament stories from the Creation to the building of the Temple, and four of the life of Christ.
Orlando quickly finishes off Agramante and Gradasso. Rinaldo’s love for Angelica has become an obsession, and he sets off to find her in the east.
As one of the last true Renaissance men, his artistic and diplomatic careers depended on his patrons – as much as they depended on him.
It’s ironic that the Pre-Raphaelites, who wanted to take painting back to the days before Raphael, then took up his themes.
Because of its glorious past, Apple is about the future. But just now we need our past, with the future looking so uncertain.
Her legends are confusing, but make no significant mention of music. So how did she become patron saint of music and musicians?
Beyond his most famous painting ‘American Gothic’, Wood shows life in the rural Midwest, and tells stories of Paul Revere and George Washington.
He completes his journey through Cubism to abstraction, but takes a pause to paint a few landscapes around 1916-17.
A few months ago, we all felt that we lived in uncertain times, but I suspect none of […]