Who or what exactly is Cupid? How did a mischievous and rather obese infant come to represent love?
On the ceiling of a stairway of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is one of Sargent’s last and greatest paintings: one of the greatest narrative paintings of the 20th century.
Her portraits are of the New Woman: well-educated, thoughtful, and increasingly in control of their own destiny.
One of the most influential painters of the early 20th century, he founded the Ashcan School, and was a major landscape painter of the time.
What do Bosch’s many owls signify? Wisdom, night, or something more sinister?
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.
In the absence of any clearly articulated theoretical statements from the core French Impressionists, there are no obvious rules or clear criteria handed down.
The main German impressionist painters followed the French Impressionists, with Liebermann and Slevogt continuing to use the style well into the twentieth century.