A celebration for Independence Day, the fourth of July, with a selection of wonderful American landscape paintings.
How two people changed the history of painting in the twentieth century, and destroyed John Singer Sargent’s reputation.
Why would an artist compose a painting to hide the face? Examples by Degas, Anders Zorn, John Singer Sargent and others. It’s our faces that make us human.
One of the three great masters who took realist oil painting into the twentieth century: we commemorate the centenary of his death in August.
Paintings by Klimt, Bouguereau, Moreau, von Stuck, and John Singer Sargent’s last vast masterpiece in Boston.
Three to seven sisters who guard Hera’s golden apples in a land ‘to the west’, painted by Burne-Jones, Leighton, Turner, Sargent, and more.
John Singer Sargent’s ‘Gassed’ was probably the most important painting of the year, but wasn’t the only memorial to the millions who died.
Smoke in paintings by Poussin, Millet, Homer, Sargent, Waterhouse, Rossetti, and others with more subtle meanings about wind, magic, and gambling.
It’s just water, pigment, a little binder and paper. What’s so difficult in painting a brilliant watercolour? Sargent shows us how to do it.
Pointing and gesturing in a selection of paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Corot, Poussin, Gérôme, John Singer Sargent and others.