His enigmatic paintings of interiors appear cinematic in their composition and lighting, akin to those of cinematographers of the future, not painters of the past.
Originally a portraitist in academic style, he was a Nabi in the early 1890s before developing his own simple but strange figurative paintings.
How a Polish pianist came to enable so much of the painting, music, and ballet of the first half of the 20th century – with her portraits by Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, and others.
The late 19th century took gambling upmarket into glitzy casinos. Seen in paintings by Courbet, Rossetti, Félix Vallotton, and others.
First of a new series looking at his paintings, discovers a startlingly beautiful three-panel screen showing a La Fontaine fable, and his Nabi paintings.
Concluding the analysis of narrative paintings showing Andromeda’s rescue from sacrifice to Cetus, the sea monster.