Painting of the Week
Painting of the Week: Heart of the Andes by Frederic Edwin Church
Henri de Toulouse Lautrec Portraying Misia Natanson in a TheaterMarch 28, 2021
Henri Toulouse Lautrec is famous for his portrayals of Paris nightlife: cabarets, theaters, and brothels. He showed us a world of decadence and escape from urban malaise where his friends, muses, and patrons collided. He portrayed one of...
Painting of the Week: Anne Vallayer-Coster, Still Life with MackerelMarch 28, 2021
Anne Vallayer-Coster was one of the foremost still-life painters in 18th century France. She was enormously prolific and extremely popular. Her works were highly esteemed among private collectors and public institutions. Vallayer-Coster displayed at the Salon de Paris,...
Painting of the Week: La Primavera by Sandro BotticelliMarch 21, 2021
La Primavera, which means ‘Spring’ in Italian, is without a doubt the most famous painting of Sandro Botticelli. Its mysterious allure continues to dazzle audiences and baffle art historians to this day. However, the painting was originally commissioned...
Everything You Must Know About A Sunday on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges SeuratMarch 16, 2021
Spring is shyly approaching in the Northern Hemisphere. Longer and warmer days, more light, and the first signs of nature rebirth encourage us to spend more time outside. There is a famous painting which is the quintessence of...
Painting of the Week: Georgia O’Keeffe, Jack-in-the-Pulpit No. IVMarch 14, 2021
Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the greatest female artists of the early 20th century. She could also be considered the mother of American Modernism. She was a pioneer in reducing subjects to their purest colours and forms to...
Painting of the Week: Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue ArmchairMarch 7, 2021
Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she became friends with Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists as one of “les trois grandes dames”...
Painting of the Week: Jan Asselijn, Threatened SwanFebruary 28, 2021
Swans are normally characterized as graceful birds. They are magnificent and majestic. However, Jan Asselijn displays another side of these elegant birds. In Threatened Swan, we witness the fierce, protective, and powerful nature of motherhood. Yet, we are...
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