Independent and aloof, cats train their humans and think that they’re still large and ferocious. Paintings from Carpaccio to Bonnard.
It was Vincent van Gogh who first showed rain streaks, in a painting made just a few days before his death. They’ve since become a standard visual device.
Canals from Sisley at the end of the 19th century, and paintings of Venice by Canaletto, Rico, and of course John Singer Sargent.
She lived mainly in Tokyo from 1899-1914, where she learned colour woodcut prints. A small selection of her wonderful work from there and Mexico.
From a strange rustic nude by Millet, in the 1880s and 90s the Goose Girl was a popular motif. Examples from Lhermitte, Bouguereau, and others.
Plans to celebrate anniversaries of major painters, series on narrative paintings, and more, for the coming year.
Narrative works by Corinth, Klimt, and others; figurative work by the same two, Schiele and Munch.
He was 22, just trained, and on a working holiday on Capri. She was 17, and the priest had warned her not to associate with artists. She ignored that advice.
When did spiders and their webs first start appearing as motifs in paintings and prints? Who was the inspiration for Spider-Man?