Two historic women, one old and one young, were the first to welcome and praise the Savior of the world. And two glorious paintings communicate the beauty of these wondrous events.
You truly haven’t lived until you’ve seen Cate Blanchett wearing a bicycle helmet being spun around inside a giant clothes dryer as part of an art piece.
Berruguete took the fruits of his Italian education and combined them with the tastes and traditions of Spain, resulting in art that, for the first time, was Renaissance in style but unmistakably Spanish in feeling.
‘Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence’ at the National Gallery of Art is the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated to this artist ever mounted in the United States.
In this single work, Tintoretto manages to demonstrate his astonishing artistic skill, while simultaneously evoking the wealth and power of the Venetian Republic.
The first major exhibition dedicated to Giovanni Battista Moroni’s work ever mounted in the United States opened recently at the Frick Collection in New York.
What happens when you come to own a very old painting that’s in need of some tender loving care? For pity’s sake, don’t break out the soap and water.
The Newark Museum’s new exhibition provides an enlightening examination of two simultaneous currents in nineteenth-century American and European art.
‘Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons,’ a current Frick exhibit, brings together for the first time in this country 13 monumental paintings of the biblical patriarch Jacob and his 12 sons.
After having a look at every portrait of every president since the very beginning, I like President Obama’s portrait. It is not only accurate, but refreshing.
So is Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ worth $450 million? I don’t think that’s the real question—or at least, it’s not the ultimate one.
If you’re surprised how we ended up in the philosophical rabbit hole we live in today, you haven’t been paying attention to the licentious parade of narcissistic art for the past 60 years.
Hieronymus Bosch remains one of the most fascinating painters who has ever lived. Madrid’s The Prado is holding a magnificent 500th anniversary commemoration.
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