Exploring representations of women, from Amazons to Salome, in a series of thought-provoking images.
He explored new and recurrent themes, including the dark and erotic side of Eve, the Greek sphinx, and made an early painting of movement in dance.
Is it really futile and impossible to try to paint the wind? Here’s a selection of evidence, drawn from landscapes and marines.
Another narrative painter in Germany around the turn of the 20th century, he is known for his symbolism and femmes fatales.
On the ceiling of a stairway of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is one of Sargent’s last and greatest paintings: one of the greatest narrative paintings of the 20th century.
From the 1870s, Salome became the central figure in the story, and increasingly became the femme fatale: beautiful, sexy, and dangerous to know.