The availability and use of modern pigments was a major factor in determining Impressionist painting style.
The methods used for a more robust analysis of palettes, which is unique and innovative.
A brief glance through the history of painting trees in the landscape, from Rubens and Poussin to van Gogh and Pissarro.
From Text Twist and tossed coins, to Jackson Pollock and human genetics – a crucial toolset for life.
The nineteenth century saw the successful introduction of more new pigments than had the preceding two millenia.
The recent exhibition of Sargent’s informal portraits raises questions not so much about his work, but more about his critics.
The period 1700 to 1850 saw the introduction of the first modern pigments, such as Prussian blue and emerald green, which started to transform paintings.
This book, and exhibition, start to document and analyse an essentially new field.
An outstanding overview of legendary places, from paradise to Utopia. Is the new paperback edition a good choice, though?
This traces the pigments, palettes and techniques used in easel paintings from Classical times to 1700.