A comprehensive lecture on Renoir's use of color and composition through out his career. Renoir was a far more complex and thoughtful painter than is generally known. Discussion includes a video lecture as well as text and images spanning Renoir's entire career.
During the decade of 1630 we see a meteoric jump in Rembrandt’s skills, style and compositions. This period was the foundation for his later work when he produced some of the greatest masterpieces the art world has ever seen.
Artist Kathleen Lack discusses her recent visit to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Built with the intent of creating a cultural epicenter and as the perfect location for an ever-growing art collection, today the museum is a visual delight. You truly feel that you have been invited into someone’s Venetian palace for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This is a museum of inspiration, that feeds your soul, as any good museum should do!
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Women artists have always existed, but they have often been invisible. Despite the persistent obstacles of sexism and racism, they have worked steadily and in increasing numbers. So, why have traditional art history texts consistently ignored women artists, or if they recognized them, dismissed them as insignificant?
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Romanticism was a European art movement that also influenced literature and music. The term itself originated in Germany, becoming the banner of profound intellectual and aesthetic changes which we now associate with modernity.