Veronese used a narrative form which only works in paintings and other visual media, and is still used in popular children’s books.
Wonderful paintings of a gruesome story: that of Judith and Holofernes, by Veronese, Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi.
Turner’s style may have become radical, but he continued to paint narrative works throughout his career.
The Death of Sardanapalus, a story from Orlando Furioso, and the question of narrative in Courbet’s paintings.
The strongest and most moving narrative can be the simplest: one woman and one dagger.
Tools provided in Storyspace are ideal for analysing text and painted narratives, as well as developing them into hypertext.
Poussin was by no means the only artist to paint the narrative of Rinaldo and Armida. Here are many more.
The story behind Poussin’s painting explained, and its narrative techniques revealed.
Painting is one of the oldest and most widely-accessible media for narrative. But narrative painting is also one of the least studied.
Most narrative is synchronous, structured by the march of time. There are exceptions, though.