The experience of colour in our buildings, indoor environments, clothing and objects we look at has changed. What used to be a privilege of class is now all but universal.
From Charles Conder’s Holiday at Mentone, Australia, to Pierre Bonnard on the beach at Arcachon in south-west France, in 1922.
Enchanted Norwegian birch woods, the Massachusetts coast, Catalina Island by night, Spanish mountains, and a picturesque French village.
More wonderful paintings of snowlines on the Sierra Nevada, in the South Tyrol, the Bavarian Alps, and in Maine. Autumn has arrived, and winter’s coming close behind.
A selection of favourite paintings from 1918 by artists who worked in more traditional styles, from Japan to Texas, and Norway.
Borrowed from the Church, parasols became an accessory of the aristocracy, then for all who were fashionable. They went from black to white, then Japanese.
The birthplace of Impressionism, and its spread around the world, it also reflected the huge changes in society, leisure, and dress. Let’s soak up the sun.
Where land, sea, and sky meet. Sought-after and hugely popular in fine weather, the forces of nature are most obvious in storms. The cradle of Impressionism and more modern painting.
One of William Merritt Chase’s pupils, she was a strong character, and a vigorous advocate for women artists.