Painting of the Week
Painting of the Week: Eduardo Paolozzi, I was a Rich Man’s Plaything
Painting of the Week: John Singer Sargent, Simplon Pass: The LessonMay 26, 2019
Many people know John Singer Sargent for his beautiful oil paintings of turn-of-the-century high society. However, he also made many lovely watercolors, and they’re not nearly as well known. One example of a Sargent watercolor is our painting...
Painting of the Week: Simpatía (La Rabia del gato), Remedios VaroMay 19, 2019
Our painting of the week is Simpatía (La Rabia del gato) which is soon going to be auctioned at Christie’s. It’s a huge treat for all art lovers because for the last 40 years it was a treasured piece of art...
Painting of the Week: Tarsila do Amaral, AbaporúMay 12, 2019
Abaporú: a painting that was a birthday gift from a wife to a husband, from Tarsila do Amaral to Oswaldo de Andrade. This work was a symbol of the loving and intellectual connection between two artists, and it also...
Painting of the Week: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Street, DresdenMay 5, 2019
The swirling crowds and electric lights of the modern city. This is the subject of today’s painting of the week, created by one of the greatest German Expressionists, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Kirchner was a member of the group...
Painting of the Week: Albert Eckhout, Mameluca WomanApril 28, 2019
For readers in the northern hemisphere, spring has just begun. For those of us in the southern half of the globe, it’s the fall that presents itself. And if there is a painting that brings me back to...
Painting of the Week: Raphael, TransfigurationApril 21, 2019
The Transfiguration was the last painting created by Raphael. Commissioned by Cardinal Giulio de Medici, the later Pope Clement VII (1523–1534) and conceived as an altarpiece for the Narbonne Cathedral in France, Raphael worked on it until his...
Painting of the Week: Leonardo da Vinci, The Lady with an ErmineApril 14, 2019
This, one of the greatest masterpieces of Western art by Leonardo da Vinci, presents Cecilia Gallerani (ca. 1473–1536). Young, beautiful and talented, especially in the areas of music and literature, she entered the Court of Milan and wrote...
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