This book, and exhibition, start to document and analyse an essentially new field.
Category Archive: Painting
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.
How choice from available pigments, coupled with the way of applying the paint, relate to painting style.
Billed as reflecting the most recent research on the movement, this is a large and lavishly-illustrated book. But I had a struggle to read it.
A total of 17 paintings by 13 artists from 11 viewpoints, covering 261 years of art and parliamentary history.
Was Turner right in his dying words, proclaiming that “The Sun is God”?
Index to individual locations covered in this series.
Fifteen paintings by 11 artists showing the gardens over more than 130 years.
Why was Vermeer forgotten, or van Gogh ignored, or Western-style painting in Japan suppressed?