A selection of favourite paintings from 1918 by artists who worked in more traditional styles, from Japan to Texas, and Norway.
Into the 20th century, with superb paintings from Hodler and William Merritt Chase, to Marsden Hartley.
Spring is here, in the UK the season of umbrellas. Here are paintings by Caillebotte, Krohg, Degas, Renoir, and others showing umbrellas used to shelter from the rain.
A look back at some of my favourite articles on painters and painting, from Moreau and Salome, to Merson’s tame wolf.
His style avoided sentimentality, showing life on the land as it really was. His paintings were faithful expression of what country life was really like for the poor.
Dividing his time between his home in Courrières and Brittany, he broadened his range of subjects and views – with mounting success.
Their landscapes developed a magic distinctive to the artist. Only by direct comparison are their similarities and differences made clear.
Some of his last magical paintings of the Norwegian mountains and farms, and a brief overview of the development of his prints.
Ignoring Cubism and modernism, he developed a magical realism, bringing to life the trees and corn stooks around his smallholding.
Gardens aren’t just for flowers, and paintings of vegetable gardens can be just as good art as the most resplendent roses.