Tag Archives: Kimbell Art Museum


Vertiginous Pleasures: Caillebotte Retrospective Cements the Painter as a Top-Tier Impressionist, Ahead of His Time

History has treated painter Gustave Caillebotte unkindly. Caillebotte’s art has been underappreciated ever since his death from a stroke in 1894, at the age of 45. For almost eight decades, he was mostly known as a perspicacious art collector who … Read More


Renzo Piano as Light and Space Artist

With his new building for the Whitney Museum opening May 1, the architect’s 2013 expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum offers insights into his approach Read More

Jean-François Millet's 1857 painting, The Gleaners, as altered by the Gluten Free Museum.

Morning Links: Gluten-Free Art Edition

The Art Newspaper’s analysis of museum visitor figures from 2014. [The Art Newspaper]California’s District Court  denied a motion to dismiss the case of ownership of Lucas Cranach the Elder’s circa 1530 dual paintings, Adam and Eve. The case began in 2007, when … Read More

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Mochica, North Coast, possibly La Mina, Forehead Ornament with Feline Head and Octopus Tentacles Ending in Catfish Heads, 100 – 800 A.D., gold, chrysocolla, and shells. MUSEO DE LA NACIÓN, LIMA, PHOTO ©DANIEL GIANNONI.

The Art That Made Peru Peru

Three millennia, 350 objects, and one national identity are featured in an ambitious show at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts Read More


Why It’s a Michelangelo

A painting in the Metropolitan long attributed to the circle of Francesco Granacci is really by Michelangelo— according to experts who cite underdrawings, imagery, and aspects of the artist's own biography as clues. Read More