In the first article about the Symbolist painting of Giovanni Segantini (1858–1899), I showed a selection of his […]
One of the most famous, and most collected, Symbolists of the end of the nineteenth century was Giovanni […]
Pissarro started a realist, became Impressionist, then Neo-Impressionist, before returning to human landscapes. Sisley ploughed the Impressionist furrow all the way.
Being unable to paint outdoors for much of the year, Pissarro created human landscapes from the streets of Rouen and Paris.
Moving back to Impressionist style, he painted the countryside around Éragny, and views of the cities of London and Paris.
In 1885-86, he decided to become a Neo-Impressionist, but after 3 years of painting some of the finest Divisionist paintings, he faced a difficult decision.
After a winter working on decorative panels, he had another successful and productive season painting outdoors in Algonquin Park.
First article outlining Munch’s life and work. His early works shocked critics in Norway, and in Berlin brought an exhibition to a premature end.
Finally, we start to understand how oil paint works – just as Modernist painters seem determined to stop it from working at all.
You’ve probably heard of him, but can’t recall any of his paintings. Here is a small selection from his more than 2,000 oils.