When I was an undergraduate at Rutgers University studying art history, one of my all time favorite books that I continually went back to and even now, will pick up from time to time were any of Peter Mayle’s Provence series. What I loved so much about them was that I was learning about life in Provence …
The following volume corresponds to exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago which runs from May 26 to September 8, 2019 and the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center which runs from October 8, 2019, to January 12, 2020. Unlike most Manet exhibitions, the curators of Manet and Modern Beauty chose to focus …
Museum of the Missing: The High Stakes of Art Crime pinpoints the cause of art crime as being the high rise of auction house prices beginning in 1958 to present day.
Bass presents a clear and concise art historical view of the Spanish court under Philip III.
When the British painter, Dora Carrington is discussed, the name Lytton Strachey is not too far behind. Carrington was associated with the Bloomsbury Group, a circle of artists who worked near Bloomsbury in London during the first half of the twentieth century. Its famous roster not only included Strachey, but Virginia Woolf as well. During her lifetime, …
A book review of Gill Perry’s, Francis Frascina’s and Dr. Charles Harrison’s Primitivism, Cubism, Abstraction: The Early Twentieth Century.
Elizabeth Crowling creates an informative view of the near obsession that plagued Picasso when it came to the French painter, Edgar Degas.