It was Clive Bell’s aesthetics which underpinned Roger Fry’s promotion of the Post-Impressionists. Here is what he wrote.
An exhibition in London in 1910 changed the course of history for Cézanne, and John Singer Sargent.
Vincent van Gogh’s career as an artist was brief, intense, only successful long after his death, but of enormous influence. He also painted lots of trees.
A chronological index to articles in this series, with example paintings.
Paintings by Delacroix are rare outside Paris. This book is catalogue to an exhibition now in Minneapolis, in 2016 due for London.
A brief glance through the history of painting trees in the landscape, from Rubens and Poussin to van Gogh and Pissarro.
How a small group of Dutch merchants were able to bring Western influence to Japanese painting during the Edo period.
Does this catalogue/book change our understanding of van Gogh?
From his first influence by Impressionism, van Rysselberghe explored a world of vivid light and colour, painting some of the most distinctive works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
How many times have you heard it said that mark-making is a sign of abstraction in painting?