Poussin was by no means the only artist to paint the narrative of Rinaldo and Armida. Here are many more.
The story behind Poussin’s painting explained, and its narrative techniques revealed.
An overview of an extraordinary art exhibition, and its 30 contributors.
An established sculptor, a maker of stained glass, one who has truly vanished, and a successful industrialist and patron.
Japanese woodblock prints are usually termed ukiyo-e, but ukiyo originally meant ‘this world of sorrow and grief’. How did they get their name?
Painting is one of the oldest and most widely-accessible media for narrative. But narrative painting is also one of the least studied.
A painter in enamel, three assorted landscape painters, and probably the most gifted artist of the whole group.
From cave paintings to on-demand movies, narrative is one of the most pervasive and persistent features of humans.
Marines painted by the grandson of one of Napoleon’s generals, and views of the Seine and its bridges.
Born from the ashes of MacUser magazine, it has come full circle as my first section appears in the latest issue of MacFormat.