When the Ming succumbed to the Qing, many rebel scholar-artist-officials became landscape painters who forged new, singular styles Read More
Wayne Thiebaud on Morandi, light, color, shadows, and more
In ‘The Three Musicians,’ Léger plays off his relationship to Picasso and Braque Read More
Ellsworth Kelly’s sculpture, subject of a show at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, makes the complex simple and the simple complex Read More
From gift bows to gold chains, Piper Brett’s blown-up sculptures are elegant and over the top. Read More
At the Denver Art Museum, mud is ‘marvelous’. Read More
The German artist does Rembrandt, by way of van Gogh. Read More
Richard Serra on sketching, mapping, rolling, stapling, cutting, and the other techniques he used to make the works in his Met drawings retrospective. Read More
The organizers of Slow Art Day ask museumgoers to take their time. Read More
The jungle connection animates Pino Pascali's steel-wool bridge and chimpanzee imagery. Read More
In a new book, Martin Gayford recalls what it's like to be painted by Lucian Freud. Read More
Goya captioned a drawing of a couple suspended in the air 'joy'—but the true meaning of the picture is not so certain. Read More
Everyone agrees that portion sizes in depictions of the Last Supper have grown. Not everyone agrees why. Read More
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