Paintings of scenes from plays by Degas, Seurat, Georges Clairin, and others.
Some artists not only spoke out against slavery and racism, but painted about it. Here’s a small selection of works by Turner, Eakins, Tanner, Biard and Morland.
From the early landscapes of Rubens and Dutch masters to the surrealist skyscapes of Paul Nash, introducing a history of painting the sky.
A brilliant watercolour painter as a student, he made a success of portraiture in Sweden and London. His early career to 1885.
The climax: Satan enters the serpent, and tempts Eve to eat the forbidden fruit of the tree of knowledge. Adam and Eve are undone.
Was a primordial deity, attendant at Aphrodite’s birth, or her son by Ares/Mars? When did he get his bow and arrows? Answered in fine paintings.
Skyscrapers and human landscapes in New York City, tennis in Rhode Island, and Mardi Gras on Coney Island – and more.
A celebration for Independence Day, the fourth of July, with a selection of wonderful American landscape paintings.
Isn’t that a horrific example of racism: a white man standing on the head of a Black man? Not when you read the image carefully.
In which Adam is warned again not to eat the fruit of the tree of Knowledge, and recalls how Eve was made from his rib.