Many of the great painters have been migrants. Here are examples from Canaletto to Sargent. Suppress migration, and art will be stifled.
When it comes down to it, we are deeply scared of the unknown and alien. Let’s turn that fear around using reason, knowledge, wisdom, and ideals.
Will Europe now force the US to swallow its data protection laws? Look to Dickens for his opinion.
Three more wonderful American Impressionists, although the lives of two were tragically cut short when they died suddenly.
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.
He became an unabashed Impressionist during his long training in Europe, and was a great painter by any standards.
He never aspired to be an impressionist, but painted many works plein air, with loose brushwork, and conveying impressions.
Whistler developed a unique style which had much in common with the Impressionists, anticipating several of the key features of Impressionism.
Today, many consider him to be the father of American landscape painting.