In the early 20th century, painters started using intense colours, often raw from the tube, and those shifted to give green flesh and blue horses.
A group of at least a dozen oil sketches made during the last months of the First World War show the veterinary care given to horses.
Two by Edvard Munch, and by Lovis Corinth, Gabriel von Max with one of his monkeys, Egon Schiele with his family, the elderly Christian Krohg, and more.
More modern landscapes by Paul Nash, Anna Hills, Lesser Ury, Lovis Corinth, Pierre Bonnard, Emily Carr, and Joseph Stella’s Cubist masterpiece.
Considered one of the leading British painters of the first half of the 20th century, she was an incessant traveller, and came from New Zealand.
A look back at some of my favourite articles on painters and painting, from Moreau and Salome, to Merson’s tame wolf.
In her final years, she concentrated on her writing. But her painting continued to innovate, and she produced some of her finest work, shown here.
She started with sculptured solids which then broke into swirling fluids. Then she patterned and structured using brushstrokes. More marvellous paintings.
She wasn’t a late developer at all: for over ten years her work was shunned. Then in 1924, this started to change, as did her painting.
In just a few years, she painted more than 200 works documenting the totems and villages of the First Nation peoples of the Pacific North-West.