I am going to try getting inside the artistic imagination of important landscape painters, and discovering the vision that each had of the landscape. Here are some hors d’oeuvres.
We should refer to European and not French Impressionism, although prior to about 1880 the hub of the movement was certainly Paris.
In the absence of any clearly articulated theoretical statements from the core French Impressionists, there are no obvious rules or clear criteria handed down.
This is a monumental, meticulous, and insightful account of Palmer’s life and work. It merits a wide readership.
He is often claimed to be the greatest of the American Impressionists, and with several thousand paintings to his name he was certainly among the most prolific.
Compared with most other European countries, Impressionism largely passed British painters by.
Visit the Louvre or another gallery and you will see copyists, usually skilled artists making meticulous copies of […]
How many times have you heard it said that mark-making is a sign of abstraction in painting?
A short overview of each of the eleven painters and paintings featured so far in the series ‘Favourite Paintings’, forming a concise history of painting from 1400 to 1914.
This evocatively shot period biopic of the latter part of JMW Turner’s life offers deeper glimpses into his painting.