Louis Blériot’s flight across the Channel of 25 July 1909, then the First World War. Aircraft became popular subjects for paintings. With John Singer Sargent, Paul Klee, and Paul Nash.
From 1880, artists concentrated on social aspects of work. They questioned whether young children should be at work, and the role of the worker in society.
Working alongside Jules Bastien-Lepage, he was a brilliant painter who in his early career experimented with different styles.
Those artists who did visit and paint the women of North Africa show very different pictures, here seen in depictions of the Ouled Naïl people.
From John Singer Sargent to Charles Demuth, war artists showing the horrors of the Great War to the wild waters and hills of central Canada.
Including superb paintings by Zorn, Marie Spartali Stillman, Boldini, van Gogh, Cézanne, Sargent, Demuth, and Signac.
Degas was nothing if not thoroughly sociable. Here are some of his more significant artistic friendships, with paintings.
In less than a decade of painting, he rose as a brilliant star among America’s Impressionists. Why then has he been forgotten?
He painted many wonderful oil sketches and watercolours of other artists painting outdoors. Here are a few to enjoy.
Are these beautiful paintings of women and children just eye-candy for middle-class Victorian women?