“From being the homes of great lords in the Middle Ages to being either homes of modern aristocrats or ruins (many castles were destroyed during the English Civil War), castles became both symbols of democracy and warnings to aristocrats that you had to always respect the power of the people.”
Like his art, Bearden’s life was about changes of context.
The Flemish artist Hercules Segers—now the recipient of his first exhibition in America, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York—was probably the oddest European painter and printmaker of the seventeenth century.
Zinelli painted for up to eight hours a day, producing nearly nineteen-hundred works of art.
Kentucky by Design: Material Culture, Regionalism, and the New Deal at the Frazier History Museum in Louisville is an exhibition eighty years in the making. The show examines the never-before-seen work of Kentucky artists who contributed to the Index of American Design, part of the New Deal’s Federal Art Project.
A new exhibition opening January 27, 2017 at the Fairfield University Art Museum in Connecticut aims to restore some luster to Adolf Dehn’s name.
Flood, fire, earthquake, drought…few things capture the collective imagination more than the subject of disaster.
The name of Charles Percier has for so long been linked with that of his collaborator and partner, Pierre François Fontaine, most notably for their Recueil de décorations intérieures, that the breadth of his individual accomplishments and talents as revealed in the current exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center is a bit mindboggling.
Alice Ravenel Huger Smith wrote in her Reminiscences that Middleton Place, the family seat of her Middleton ancestors, reminded her of ‘a jewel thrown down in the green woods.”
The ninth edition of this elegant fall showcase will fill the top three floors of the 1896 Renaissance revival style Bohemian National Hall on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with stock from seventeen top-tier art galleries.