Good for watercolour and pastels alone? Paper and cardboard have also been used extensively for oil sketches, and more.
Although known for his paintings of nudes, many of his subjects were fully-clothed, and most were powerful women who overcame adversity.
He returned to one theme repeatedly: reflections in the rippled and turbulent surface of a river.
At the end of the nineteenth century, Cornwall and its marvellous coast was within easy reach of London, […]
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.
People and the props which they carry can readily show the effects of the wind. Some brilliant examples illustrate this well.
Celebrate the Christmas holiday with a review of many wonderful paintings of snow scenes.
A unique opportunity to see the works of four of Australia’s most important painters, and to broaden understanding of Impressionism.
A brief glance through the history of painting trees in the landscape, from Rubens and Poussin to van Gogh and Pissarro.
Some paintings have figures and action which goes beyond staffage, and provides narrative, meaning, or puzzles.